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paired stories, first series
8: mental illness
a: Susan Dime-Meenan
vocabulary quiz
key to this exercise
story 1-8a: "Susan Dime-Meenan"

INSTRUCTIONS: Put the correct number in the empty box beside each word.

bug
cousin
depression
energetic
hallucination
honeymoon
mental
operation
overdraw
pill
powerful
primary
pronounce
reality
reporter
shy
solve
successful
symptom
vomit

1 your uncle or aunt's son or daughter
2 working or playing hard and a lot without getting tired
3 first, beginning
4 feeling unhappy for a long time and for no good reason
5 connected with the human mind
6 strong
7 a sign of something, especially a disease
8 a doctor opens someone's body and tries to fix something
9 take more money out of the bank than you have in it
10 seeing things that aren't really there
11 person or business that does well (makes money, becomes famous)
12 holiday for couple after getting married
13 throw up what you've eaten (food comes up from stomach and out of mouth)
14 a little bit of medicine you put in your mouth and swallow
15 someone who tells other people what is happening or makes a record of it
16 insect
17 not wanting to talk to or do things with people you don't know
18 the world outside our minds
19 speak a language in a certain way
20 find the answer