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to cause sickness, pain, or trouble
Example: "What ails you?" the doctor asked.
to get rid of completely
Example: Joe was such a cheerful person, he banished gloom wherever he went.
to make known; to give or exchange information
Example: Since I hate to write letters, I mostly communicate by telephone.
carefully thought out; not hasty
Example: Although my mother was angry, she spoke in a calm and deliberate manner.
distance from top to bottom or front to back; deepness
Example: The floodwaters reached a depth of several feet.
to wish for; to want very much
Example: A person who is famished desires just one thing- food!
bad luck; trouble
Example: He had the misfortune to break his leg right before the big game.
a child whose parents are dead
Example: Tom Sawyer lived with his Aunt Polly because he was an orphan.
to kill violently
slay, slain (verb)
Example: The scene where Saint George slays the dragon comes right at the end of the play.
a sign of something
Example: Headaches can be a symptom of eyestrain.