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Weekly Vocab 8

From:Christopher Wright <faceloran@...>
Date:Sunday, May 18, 2003, 18:38
1. kilogram (appropriate unit of weight or mass for you and your
I need a kilogram of flour.

2. bread
It's for the bread that I must serve to my cousin.

3. fever
He has a fever.

4. delirious
He is delirious with it, hallucinating that I am a (conculturally
appropriate monster).

5. medicine
The illness requires expensive medicine.

6. witch / quack / healer / shaman
The witch says that her cure only requires a few yams.

7. useless
I thought, if her cure turns out to be useless, I can still order the
doctor's medicine.

8. poultice
The witch concocted a simple poultice of yams.

9. to assure
S/he assured me that it couldn't fail no matter what.

10. to work, succeed
I am certain it would have worked if she had told me to put it on my
cousin's chest rather than eating it!
(That is to say, I ate it since it was made of yams.)



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