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Flashcards in Group 16 - Day 26 Deck (35):
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tide

the daily rise and fall of the sea

2

diaphragm

a muscle under the lungs

3

belly

abdomen

4

to drift

to be carried by a current

5

chin

protruding part of your face, below the mouth

6

stroke

movement of the arms and legs in swimming

7

to hold your breath

to suspend breathing

8

chest

front surface of a person’s body, between the abdomen and neck

9

oxygen tank

metal cylinders used for storing oxygen

10

air tank

metal cylinders used for storing oxygen

11

freediving

diving without a breathing apparatus

12

diving fins

flat, rubber attachments to the foot, used for swimming underwater

13

flippers

flat, rubber attachments to the foot, used for swimming underwater

14

fin

flattened, protruding part of the bodies of fish and aquatic mammals, used for moving in the water

15

lungs

the part of the body in the chest, which allows oxygen to enter the blood

16

a breath

an inhalation or exhalation of air

17

to breathe

to take air into the lungs and expel it

18

drown

to die from submersion in water

19

hazardous

dangerous

20

sheath

a close-fitting, cover

21

condom

thin, rubber sheath used as a contraceptive in sexual intercourse

22

preservative

substance used to preserve food

23

raffle

competition where numbered tickets are sold and winners are decided through the random selection of the numbers

24

a draw

the random selection of names or numbers to decide the winner of a prize

25

wetsuit

neoprene suit used to stay warm in cold water

26

credible

convincing

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incredible (formal)

difficult to believe

28

incredible (informal)

amazing; fantastic

29

conscience

your sense of what is right and wrong

30

consciousness

state of being awake and aware of your surroundings

31

aware of

knowing about or perceiving

32

to lay someone off

to dismiss someone from a job because they are not required

33

to let someone go

to dismiss someone from a job because they are not required

34

terrible

really bad

35

terrifying

really scary