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to succumb

to succumb

/səˈkəm/
verb
to die as a result of a disease or injury
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Many people succumb and become compliant in terrible situations, but not everyone does.

This body was made to look like it succumbed to frostbite.

And then my consciousness succumbed to a lower consciousness.

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to suffer

to suffer

/ˈsəfɝ/
verb
to have an illness or disease
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Nearly 200 years later, scientists learned that bacteria were linked to many of the terrible diseases that humans suffered from.

He will suffer terrible stomach pains.

His father's health suffered, too.

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sufferer

sufferer

/ˈsəfɝɝ/
noun
a person who is experiencing mental or physical pain as a result of suffering from an illness or disease
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It's like a disease where the sufferers feel pretty good, but the people around them suffer.

The unhappy sufferers were Messieurs Samuel Gray, Samuel Maverick, James Caldwell, Crispus Attucks, and Patrick Carr, killed.

Sufferers are sure that when they see it they are awake and it is real.

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suffering

suffering

/ˈsəfɝɪŋ/, /ˈsəfɹɪŋ/
noun
the state of undergoing physical or mental pain
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The sight of another person's suffering and sacrifice stopped me thinking so much about my own problems.

Why don't you just keep on suffering?

Good things happen all the time, moving humanity closer to a future with no suffering.

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sunburn

sunburn

/ˈsənˌbɝn/
noun
pain and redness of the skin caused by overexposure to the sun
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It's likened to like a sunburn on the lung because it irritates the respiratory tract.

Desai: We know that UVB rays are the rays that cause sunburns.

And then it never aired, and I just got that sunburn.

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sunburned

sunburned

/ˈsənˌbɝnd/
adjective
(of skin) reddened or inflamed by being overly exposed to the sunlight
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How sunburned are you right now?

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superspreader

superspreader

/sˈuːpɚspɹˌɛdɚ/
noun
someone who spreads a contagious disease to a very large number of people

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to swell

to swell

/ˈswɛɫ/
verb
to become rounder or larger, particularly due to an increase in the amount of fluid
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Basically swelling from an accumulation of fluid.

The spot where the spittle landed immediately began to swell and sting.

Swelling in the brain disrupts its normal function-- causing symptoms like hearing loss and extreme light sensitivity.

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swelling

swelling

/ˈswɛɫɪŋ/
noun
an area of one's body that has become unusually larger, caused by an injury or sickness
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A mixture based from bee venom is used to treat itchy swellings, and so on.

Specifically, they inhibit the production of inflammatory cytokines, signaling chemicals that promote redness and swelling.

The amoeba wiggles its way to the brain and releases molecules that destroy brain cells and cause severe swelling.

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swollen

swollen

/ˈswoʊɫən/
adjective
(of a part of the body) unusually large, particularly because of an injury or illness
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but then two things to frustrate me at once is like my entire head now feels swollen and it hurts

and then it was swollen

Swollen hair cells are unable to vibrate with the appropriate speed and accuracy, making hearing muffled.

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symptom

symptom

/ˈsɪmptəm/
noun
a change in the normal condition of the body or a person, which is the sign of a disease
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It's worth pointing out here that some meta-analyses suggest that antidepressants aren't any more effective than psychotherapy when symptoms are mild to moderate.

Nausea and vomiting often accompany these symptoms.

While the cause of these symptoms is not known, he said, multisensory processing areas may be involved.

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symptomatic

symptomatic

/ˌsɪmptəˈmætɪk/
adjective
characteristic or indicative of a disease
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And if you're in the symptomatic stage you should certainly have virus that's enough there to detect.

And then, over the summer, I had a complete symptomatic relapse.

But as often as not it prevents you from getting symptomatic.

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syndrome

syndrome

/ˈsɪnˌdɹoʊm/
noun
a group of medical signs that indicate a person is suffering from a particular disease or mental problem
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What's up, dinner table syndrome?

Right now, Miranda is being followed for post covid-19 syndrome.

Take Down syndrome for example, one of the most common genetic defects.

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temperature

temperature

/ˈtɛmpɝətʃɝ/, /ˈtɛmpɹətʃɝ/
noun
an abnormal state of elevated core body temperature that is usually accompanied by headache, shivering, etc.
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But they knew doctors could not heat a patient's body to a high temperature.

He found that bacteria in the milk could be destroyed whenever the milk was heated to a high temperature.

Toyosu keeps the temperature between 50.9 and 77 degrees Fahrenheit to slow decomposition.

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tender

tender

/ˈtɛndɝ/
adjective
painful, uncomfortable, or sensitive upon physical contact
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A chicken breast or a steak or a pork chop is tender enough that it doesn’t need cooking.

This is very tender.

I entered the Marine Corps in 1998 at the tender age of 17.

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terminal

terminal

/ˈtɝmənəɫ/
adjective
(of an illness) having no cure and gradually leading to death
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It has to do with a physics phenomenon called terminal velocity.

But once they hit terminal velocity, their instinct changes and they parachute their limbs.

And then to draw a positive angle, the terminal side, we're going to move in a counterclockwise direction.

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terrible

terrible

/ˈtɛɹəbəɫ/
adjective
very serious; causing harm or damage
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Nearly 200 years later, scientists learned that bacteria were linked to many of the terrible diseases that humans suffered from.

He will suffer terrible stomach pains.

He's a terrible old fool.

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toothache

toothache

/tˈuːθeɪk/
noun
a pain in a tooth
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Two of them were stationed 570 kilometers away when one got a toothache.

But a toothache can be kind of an indicator for something way more serious.

The symptoms would often start with a toothache and jaw pain and then progress to tissue death.

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to transfer

to transfer

/ˈtɹænsfɝ/, /tɹænsˈfɝ/
verb
to transmit a disease to another person or animal, which makes them infected with the same disease
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They did not know that illnesses could be transferred from one person to another.

Apparently, the person that got the referral had transferred over It didn't hand out Greendale for us.

Tides play a major factor in the times that we can transfer barges.

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tubercular

tubercular

/tˈuːbɚkjˌʊlɚ/
adjective
relating to or suffering from tuberculosis, a severe and contagious infection that mainly affects one's lungs

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tumor

tumor

/ˈtumɝ/
noun
an abnormal mass of diseased cells that serves no function in the body and usually causes medical problems
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And in very very rare cases, brain tumors have been diagnosed during the course of an eye exam.

Scientists think there are two main ways of explaining the paradox; evolution and hyper tumors.

These oncogenes have an antagonist though; tumor suppressor genes.

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ulcer

ulcer

/ˈəɫsɝ/
noun
a lesion or sore on the skin that might bleed or even produce a poisonous substance
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The patient had ulcers in his throat, and he could not eat or drink.

He was having surgery for a perforated ulcer when he passed, at the age of 58.

Do you guys know what a stomach ulcer is?

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unconscious

unconscious

/ˌənˈkɑnʃəs/
adjective
unaware of the surroundings and not awake, which is caused by either an illness or injury
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She was almost unconscious and did not recognize him at first. '

A radical kernel of psychoanalysis was the theory that our personalities are shaped by unconscious motives.

Freud was convinced that our behavior is shaped by unconscious urges and repressed memories.

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unconsciousness

unconsciousness

/ˌənˈkɑnʃəsnɪs/
noun
the state of not being awake or aware of one's surroundings
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We are aware of ourselves and our surroundings, and know what unconsciousness feels like.

Hypoxia occurs when oxygen levels decrease, causing symptoms of nausea, dizziness and unconsciousness leading to death.

Then, she fell into unconsciousness.

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underfed

underfed

/ˌʌndɚfˈɛd/
adjective
not properly fed or nourished

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undernourished

undernourished

/ˌəndɝˈnɝɪʃt/
adjective
not adequately fed or nourished therefore in bad health
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There's about 180 million kids that are undernourished, preschoolers that are undernourished.

Without food that specifically has these elements, cats will be undernourished.

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undernourishment

undernourishment

/ˌʌndɚnˈɜːɹɪʃmənt/
noun
not having enough food to develop or function normally
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Desire is that animal that remains fit only through undernourishment.

Our excess weight is a symbol of our background emotional undernourishment.

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under the weather

under the weather

/ˌʌndɚ ðə wˈɛðɚ/
adjective
slightly ill or prone to sickness
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So you can hear I'm still a little bit under the weather still.

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underweight

underweight

/ˈəndɝˌweɪt/
adjective
weighing less than the desired or normal amount
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Arthur is still underweight.

I mean if you're not severely underweight and it's not anorexia.

Throughout recent years this has caused world class ski-jumpers to become extremely underweight, including many examples of anorexia.

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unfit

unfit

/ənˈfɪt/
adjective
incapable of doing something due to being ill or not in a good physical condition
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This man, Trump, is simply unfit to serve as president, to serve as the commander-in-chief.

Unfit species die out.

You're completely unfit to lead.

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unhealthy

unhealthy

/ənˈhɛɫθi/
adjective
not healthy; not having or showing good health
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And here's the thing: I realize how unhealthy it is and I am getting help.

Nearly 21 million people in the U.S. are estimated to live in counties with unhealthy levels of particle pollution year-round.

The real question is why do people develop an unhealthy relationship with drugs at all?

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unwell

unwell

/ənˈwɛɫ/
adjective
not well; being sick
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Now I'm going to make the decisions, because it is my daughter is unwell

Is it possible for me to still beat my BDD and anorexia when I'm physically so unwell.'

Feeling crook is like feeling unwell, like you're feeling real crook.

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upset

upset

/ˈəpˌsɛt/, /əpˈsɛt/
adjective
mildly physically distressed
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She was very upset when he ran away.

He's upset me badly.

"It's actually a form of abuse "and you are very correct in getting upset. "

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upset

upset

/ˈəpˌsɛt/, /əpˈsɛt/
noun
a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning
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She was very upset when he ran away.

He's upset me badly.

"It's actually a form of abuse "and you are very correct in getting upset. "

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to upset {one's} stomach

to upset {one's} stomach

/ʌpsˈɛt wˈʌnz stˈʌmək/
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to cause someone to vomit or to become ill

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varicose vein

varicose vein

/vˈæɹɪkˌoʊs vˈeɪn/
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a vein that is permanently dilated; most common in the legs
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I’ve got varicose veins.

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vector

vector

/ˈvɛktɝ/
noun
any agent (person or animal or microorganism) that carries and transmits a disease
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Other elements of social media could be the future attack vectors of disinformation.

Stuff moves in container ships around the world incredibly cheaply and container ships are not vectors for the virus.

But the students themselves, the evidence shows that they are vectors.

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viral

viral

/ˈvaɪɹəɫ/
adjective
of, related to, or caused by a virus or viruses
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So I do appreciate that the college girl had made a situation go viral and got a lot of attention.

But her skit has gone viral a lot, especially on Facebook.

The translator went viral.

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virulence

virulence

/ˈvɪɹəɫəns/
noun
extreme harmfulness (as the capacity of a microorganism to cause disease)
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We're the ones that know the virulence of the virus.

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virulent

virulent

/ˈvɪɹəɫənt/
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infectious; having the ability to cause disease
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Fortunately, while Ebola is highly virulent, several factors limit its contagiousness.

Born into a Jewish family in 1930, Milk grew up at a time of virulent homophobia.

That selects for the most virulent pathogens that are possible.

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virus

virus

/ˈvaɪɹəs/
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a microscopic agent that causes disease in people, animals, and plants
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Obviously, they do very good things in helping protect us from the virus.

This virus thing is just, you know, it's stressing everybody out.

And of course, certainly no zoonotic viruses, or viruses that can cross species.

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to vomit

to vomit

/ˈvɑmət/
verb
to eject what has been eaten or drunk through the mouth
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I'm vomiting continuously, there's nothing I can really do.

Their acidic stomachs protect them from living animals too: their rancid vomit scares off most predators.

Your reduced thirst makes you mildly dehydrated, diminishing transmission through sneezes, coughs, vomit, or diarrhea.

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to waste away

to waste away

/wˈeɪst ɐwˈeɪ/
verb
(of a person) to become extremely thin and weak over time, particularly due to an illness or disease
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"We found the body wasting away in Margaritaville."

Your heart actually gets smaller, your muscles would waste away.

At her husband’s epiphany, the compassionate Parvati could no longer stand by and watch her devotees wasting away.

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wasted

wasted

/ˈweɪstɪd/
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weak and thin, especially as a result of old age or an illness
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That’s a lot of wasted iron!

My wasted heart will love you.

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wart

wart

/ˈwɔɹt/
noun
a small, often hard elevation on the skin that is caused by an infection or a virus
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You have a wart on your finger.

And by the way, the girl I'm dating called out the wart on my finger because of your video.

[Computer] You don't need the cream that treats warts.

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weak

weak

/ˈwik/
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not physically strong; having little energy or physical strength
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But his left heel stays weak.

Paris is weaker than Menelaus, but he is faster.

A weak little man In the street Holmes stopped.

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to weaken

to weaken

/ˈwikən/
verb
to make something less effective or to make someone more physically vulnerable
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The employment situation has weakened significantly.

Consumer sentiment has weakened significantly.

Spending has weakened significantly.

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to wheeze

to wheeze

/ˈhwiz/, /ˈwiz/
verb
to breathe with difficulty, especially with a whistling or rattling sound
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It cause people to cough and wheeze, have shortness of breath.

[woosh] Bodycon from when I was 11 [wheezes laughing].

[Justin] I need a-- (he wheezes and laughs)

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