abuse /əˈbjuːs/ (v) the use of something in a way that is wrong or harmful Example: He systematically abused his body with heroin and cocaine.
coffee /ˈkɒfi/ (n) the roasted seeds (called coffee beans ) of a tropical bush; a powder made from them Example: decaffeinated/instant coffee
connect /kəˈnekt/ (v) to join together two or more things; to be joined together Example: First connect the printer to the computer.
deal /diːl/ (n) to give cards to each player in a game of cards Example: They spent a great deal of money.
display /dɪˈspleɪ/ (v) to put something in a place where people can see it easily; to show something to people Example: She displayed her bruises for all to see.
emotional /ɪˈməʊʃənl/ (adj) connected with people’s feelings (= with the emotions) Example: a child's emotional and intellectual development
essay /ˈeseɪ/ (n) a short piece of writing by a student as part of a course of study Example: an essay on the causes of the First World War
faucet /ˈfɔːsɪt/ (n) a device that controls the flow of water from a pipe Example: the hot/cold faucet
gallon /ˈɡælən/ (n) a unit for measuring liquid. In the UK, Canada and other countries it is equal to about 4.5 litres ; in the US it is equal to about 3.8 litres . There are four quarts in a gallon . Example: An imperial gallon, used in Britain, is equal to 4,546 cubic centimetres.
green /ɡriːn/ (n) having the colour of grass or the leaves of most plants and trees Example: the green of the countryside in spring
hospital /ˈhɒspɪtl/ (n) a large building where people who are ill or injured are given medical treatment and care Example: He had to go to the hospital for treatment.
ill /ɪl/ (adj) suffering from an illness or disease; not feeling well Example: Uncle Harry is terminally ill with cancer (= he will die from his illness).
letter /ˈletə(r)/ (n) a written, typed or printed message that is put in an envelope or attached to an email and sent to somebody Example: to mail a letter
level /ˈlevl/ (n) the height of something in relation to the ground or to what it used to be Example: a relatively low/high level of crime
machinery /məˈʃiːnəri/ (n) machines as a group, especially large ones Example: agricultural/industrial machinery