Tag Archive: Health & Lifestyle – Expert

ADHD at work

Student girl finding it difficult at study and comprehend scool tasks

Vocabulary I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. hinder /HIN-der/ [verb] – to limit the ability of someone to do something, or to limit the development of something The adverse weather conditions were hindering the progress of the construction project. sluggish /SLUHG-ish/ [adjective] – moving or operating more slowly than usual and with less energy or power I often feel sluggish in the afternoon after a big meal. self-esteem /SELF-i-STEEM/ [noun] – belief and confidence in your own ability and value Students who are work-inhibited use many means to communicate their low self-esteem. stigma /STIG-muh/ [noun] – a strong feeling of disapproval that most…
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Plant-based ingredients to create tastier meat-free products

Assorted meat products including ham and sausages.

Vocabulary I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. incubator /IN-kyuh-bey-ter/ [noun] – a heated, insulated box used to grow and maintain microbiological or cell cultures Scientists are maximizing the use of incubators to grow the cell structures needed in their studies. concoction /kon-KOK-shuhn/ [noun] – something put together from several different things This particular concoction had tamarind, garlic, and mustard seed, among other components. administer /ad-MIN-uh-ster/ [verb] – to give something to someone Several medicines can be administered by paramedics. additive /AD-i-tiv/ [noun] – a substance that is added to food in order to improve its taste or appearance or to keep it fresh…
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The superpower of calmness

serenity and yoga practicing at the lake Bohinj. Slovenia

Vocabulary I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. serene /suh-REEN/ [adjective] – peaceful and calm; worried by nothing The sound seemed otherworldly since it was so serene. utilize /YOOT-l-ahyz/ [verb] – to use something in an effective way We must think about how to utilize our resources most effectively. ambient /AM-bee-uhnt/ [adjective] – (especially of environmental conditions) existing in the surrounding area Ambient air pollution concentrations will be high if no pollution control investments are made. backdrop /BAK-drop/ [noun] – the view behind something The sea serves as a beautiful backdrop to the garden. sentiment /SEN-tuh-muhnt/ [noun] – a thought, opinion, or idea based…
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New flashy job titles are on the rise: What’s the risk?

Successful middle aged businessman with laptop in hands standing in modern office interior near window, copy space. Serious male entrepreneur in formal suit working on computer

Vocabulary I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. retention /ri-TEN-shuhn/ [noun] – the ability of a company to keep its employees and stop them from going to work somewhere else A key recruitment and retention strategy includes offering health benefits. hype /hahyp/ [noun] – a situation in which something is advertised and discussed in newspapers, on television, etc. a lot in order to attract everyone’s interest His most recent movie has generated a lot of hype. novel /NOV-uhl/ [adjective] – new and original, not like anything seen before It was challenging to wrap your head around such a novel concept. outpace /out-PEYS/ [verb] –…
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Indian restaurant owner and cook arrested for food poisoning

Man having diarrhea or food poisoning after unhealthy junk fast food. Guy has to go to toilet after eating too much. Stomach pain, digestion problem, indigestion, salmonella or heart attack concept.

Vocabulary I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. preliminary /pri-LIM-uh-ner-ee/ [adjective] – coming before a more important action or event, especially introducing or preparing for it The medical professionals have successfully finished the vaccine’s preliminary testing. postmortem /pohst-MAWR-tuhm/ [noun] – a medical examination of a dead person’s body in order to find out the cause of death According to the postmortem, the person was poisoned. culpable /KUHL-puh-buhl/ [adjective] – deserving to be blamed or considered responsible for something bad The police held him culpable for the theft. suspend /suh-SPEND/ [verb] – to stop something from being active, either temporarily or permanently Flights have been…
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The good and bad of indecisiveness

Side view pensive businesswoman touches chin as symbol of thinking and consideration, female ceo standing in office room looking out window search solutions feels concerned, concept of business vision

Vocabulary I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. indecisive /in-di-SAHY-siv/ [adjective] – not good at making decisions I apologize for being so indecisive, but may I let you know tomorrow? perfectionism /per-FEK-shuh-niz-uhm/ [noun] – the wish for everything to be correct or perfect She exhibits perfectionism both at work and at home. ambivalence /am-BIV-uh-luhns/ [noun] – the state of having two opposing feelings at the same time, or being uncertain about how you feel Emily is open to her ambivalence about cooking. prone /prohn/ [verb] – likely to show a particular characteristic, usually a negative one, or to be affected by something bad, such…
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Why do we dream?

people, bedtime and rest concept - indian man sleeping in bed at home at night

Vocabulary I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. trigger /TRIG-er/ [verb] – to cause something to happen, especially something bad Shrimps and certain other seafood can trigger Alphonse’s allergies. hypothesis /hahy-POTH-uh-sis/ [noun] – an idea or explanation for something that is based on known facts but has not yet been proved Based on our hypothesis, the man may have fallen asleep while driving. recurrent /ri-KUR-uhnt/ [adjective] – happening again many times The issue of unemployment is recurrent during this time. peculiarity /pi-kyoo-lee-AR-i-tee/ [noun] – the quality of being strange or unusual, or an unusual characteristic or habit I picked up on some peculiarities in…
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5 ways to make New Year’s resolutions attainable

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Vocabulary I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. attainable /uh-TEY-nuh-buhl/ [adjective] – possible to achieve We have some challenging but attainable financial goals. in line with /in lahyn with/ [idiom] – similar to, or at the same level as something The outcomes were all in line with the targets. milestone /MAHYL-stohn/ [noun] – an important event in the development or history of something or in someone’s life This victory was a milestone in the history of our nation. manageable /MAN-i-juh-buhl/ [adjective] – easy or possible to deal with Try to scale down your tasks to something more manageable. move forward /moov FAWR-werd/ [idiom] –…
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The rising risk of shortsightedness

Young pediatrician in white coat helps to get new glasses for little girl.

Vocabulary I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. myopia /mahy-OH-pee-uh/ [noun] – a condition in which someone cannot clearly see things that are far away Individuals with myopia may frequently read without glasses or lenses. disparate /DIS-per-it/ [adjective] – different in every way She struggled to adjust between the two countries due to their disparate cultures. affliction /uh-FLIK-shuhn/ [noun] – something that makes you suffer Deafness is a great affliction to his work. impairment /im-PAIR-muhnt/ [noun] – deterioration in the functioning of a body part, organ, or system that can be temporary or permanent and can result from injury or disease Intellectual impairment is…
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Cell-cultured chicken safe to eat, FDA says

Quinoa and vegetable salad with grilled chicken fillet, top view

Vocabulary I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. evaluation /ih-val-yoo-EY-shuhn/ [noun] – the process of judging or calculating the quality, importance, amount, or value of something A final evaluation based on the objectives is conducted following the completion of each module. watershed /WAW-ter-shed/ [noun] – an event or period that is important because it represents a big change in how people do or think about something She changed her career in 1969, which was her life’s watershed. skeptic /SKEP-tik/ [noun] – a person who doubts the truth or value of an idea or belief The effectiveness of the program is a subject of debate…
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