home
stories directory
grammar directory
annex directory
tesl directory
flesl.net
paired stories, second series

8: false accusations
b: Sally Clark
vocabulary quiz
key to this exercise
story: "Sally C"

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

abuse

afford

bounce

cheerful

claim

conclude

examine

frantic

infection

influence

jury

luxurious

mislead

miss

pathologist

resent

resuscitate

smother

vaccination

1 have enough money to pay for something
2 beautiful, comfortable,expensive (houses, clothes, furniture, etcetera)
3 doctor who is an expert in finding the cause of death or illness
4 bring back to life
5 come to believe, after thinking carefully about it, that something is true
6 attack on person’s or animal's body by harmful bacteria or other “organisms”
7 feel bad about not being with someone
8 bit of disease-causing material put into your body to prevent serious disease
9 carefully check a person's body for signs of disease (usually by a doctor)
10 happy; in a good mood
11 what a rubber ball will do when you drop it on the floor
12 behaving in very worried or “upset” way because of fear or other emotion
13 kill someone by preventing them from breathing
14 say, officially, that someone is not guilty of doing wrong
15 feel hurt because of something someone has done to you or said about you
16 treat someone cruelly, especially your child or your wife
17 in court, a group of ordinary people who decide if the accused person is guilty
18 have an effect on somethiing or someone
19 say that something is true even though other people may doubt that it is
20 cause other people to believe something that is not really true