Unit 7


The definitions and parts of speech below indicate how the words in this unit are used. The words below are listed alphabetically by Lesson Unit.

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Vocabulary Word Part of Speech


Unit 7 Introduction
pandemic noun a disease that spreads over an entore country or the entire world
Unit 7 reading passage
deceased adjective dead
far-reaching adjective something that affects many areas
foster parents adjective + noun guardians who temporarily fulfill the role of parents for a child
key adjective essential
lethal adjective deadly, something that can kill
sibling noun brother or sister
stigma noun feelings of disapproval that a society has about particular illnesses or social behaviours