flash cards

Chapter 7

Question Answer
Oncology the study and treatment of cancer
Generation all the members of a family who are of a similar age and whose parents are of a similar age
Jargon special words and phrases that are only understood by people who do the same kind of work
Alienated to make someone dislike you, or not want to help or support you
Versions to make someone dislike you, or not want to help or support you
Retained continued in your keeping or use or memory
Straight forward means that they're just going to come out and say what they are feeling without dancing around it.
Mock the act of mocking or ridiculing
Diagnosis a statement about what disease someone has, based on examining them
Prescriptive stating what should happen, or what someone should do
Tackling seize and throw down an opponent player, who usually carries the ball
liability legal responsibility for causing damage or injury, or for paying something
Compassion the humane quality of understanding the suffering of others and wanting to do something about it
Plenitive relating to or causing punishment or great difficulty
Coordinate to organize the different parts of a job or plan so that the people involved work together effectively
Uniform a set of clothes that you wear to show that you are part of a particular organization or school
Nosey offensively curious or inquisitive
Unpretentious not trying to impress people with money, style, intelligence, importance, etc
Philanthropic helping people, especially by giving money to those who need it
Drifting to be pushed along very slowly by the movement of air or water

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