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tiny living things made up of only one cell
The scientist used a microscope to look
a sudden rise in the number of people who have an illness
Last year, there was an outbreak of the flu in California.
try to find out the facts about something
When Josephina’s house was broken into, police officers came to investigate.
a command to return unsafe products
When the car company found out its seat belts didn’t work, it ordered a recall of 50,000 cars to replace the seat belts.
found guilty of a crime
At the end of the trial, Mr. Green was convicted of stealing designer jewelry.
unable to stop using or doing something
My sister was addicted to drugs, but my family helped her quit.
Kathy was depressed after her grandmother died.
a place that treats people for addiction
John’s parents sent him to rehab to help him stop drinking.
not drunk or high on drugs
Catherine never drinks at parties, because she prefers to stay sober.
people trained to help others with problems
Our school counselors helped Jacob deal with his parents’ divorce.
the sport of shooting with bows and arrows
Oscar practiced archery over the summer, and now he hits the target every time.
cruel, having no pity
The ruthless king refused to give his hungry people food.
make people follow rules
Most schools enforce a no-gum-chewing rule.
a large piece of land with a house on it
The rich family lived on a beautiful estate.
cuts through completely
Whenever my fishing line gets tangled, my dad severs it for me.