avoid (verb): to keep away from; to keep from happening. avoid. avoid construction. avoid looking at someone. avoid getting sick. blame (verb): to hold responsible; find fault with. blame. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
avoid (verb): to keep away from; to keep from happeningavoid
avoid looking at someone
avoid getting sick
blame (verb): to hold responsible; find fault withblame
choke up (verb phrase): to become or cause to become speechless, as from the effect of emotion or stress: She choked up over the sadness of the tale. choke up: to become too tense or nervous to perform well: Our team began to choke up in the last inning. choke up
Controversial (adjective): of or pertaining to a prolonged public argument, debate, or contention; a controversial booka controversial decisionControversial topicsabortiondrug usage
depression (noun): The condition of feeling sad or despondent. After having a baby, some women are in a state of depression.When he was unemployed, he went through a time of depression.
devastated (verb): destroyed; ruined; overwhelmedThe city was devastated by the earthquake.
The earthquake devastated the city.
donor (noun): a person who gives or donatesOn my drivers license, Im listed as an organ donor.
The rich man was a donor for the college.
enhance (verb): improve; make to look better The lighting enhanced her beauty.
When in trouble, they could enhance the chances of their rescue by making noise.
fail (verb): to fall short of success or achievement in somethingDid you fail your exam?
He didnt want the experiment to fail because of poor planning.
hereditary (adjective): passing, or capable of passing, naturally from parent to offspring through the genes: Blue eyes are hereditary in our family.
instruction (noun): knowledge or information; the act of teachingThe instruction was completed online.
His mother gave him the instruction that he needed in life.
recover (verb): to regain ones strength or health after being sickHe never did recover from his heart attack.
Did you recover from your cold?
slogan (noun): a distinctive phrase, or motto of any party, group, manufacturer, or person; catchword or catch phrase.
sober (adjective): not intoxicated or drunk; quiet or marked by seriousnessHow long has he been sober?
It was a sober occasion.
tolerance (noun): the power of enduring or resisting the action of a drug, poison, etc.: a tolerance to antibiotics
tough (adjective): strong and durable; not easily broken or cut; difficultShe is a tough teacher.
He was going through a tough time.
withdrawal (noun): the act or process of ceasing to use an addictive drugShe stopped drinking anything with caffeine in it and now she is suffering from withdrawal.
genetic disposition (noun pair): a tendency either physical or mental toward certain diseases based on information that is passed from parents to offspring He had a genetic disposition to alcoholism.
trauma (noun): an experience that produces psychological injury or pain; a body wound or shock produced by sudden physical injury, as from violence or accidentMost mental conditions can be traced back to some trauma.
shame (noun): the painful feeling of doing something dishonorable, disgraceful, improper, or ridiculous. She was overcome with shame.