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1

• the doctor has given her some medication to .... the pain.

alleviate

2

• the operation was a success and we hope her body won't .... the new heart.

reject

3

• it'll take up to six months to .... fully from the hysterectomy.

recover

4

• we're very pleased with her condition. she's .... well to treatment.

responding

5

• he's in intensive care at the moment where we're trying to .... his condition.

stabilize

6

• at the scene of the accident the paramedics tried to .... the casualty whose breathing had stopped.

resuscitate

7

• it took some time to .... her after she fainted.

revive

8

• paracetamol will ..(1).. the symptoms of the common cold but it wont ..(2).. it.

(1) relieve
(2) cure

9

• if you leave the wound uncovered it will .... more quickly.

heal

10

• the occupational therapist is working to .... the patient after her serious accident.

rehabilitate

11

• the plaster cast acts to .... the arm while the bone regrows.

immobilize

12

• trauma to his spine has .... his left leg.

paralysed

13

• now that we have isolated the pathogen and can treat her, her condition should .... rapidly.

improve

14

• he has made a good recovery but he still .... occasional pain in his thigh.

experiences

15

• he was making a good recovery but this morning he .... and we have moved him to intensive care.

relapsed