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Malaria
(n) a disease carried by mosquitoes, causing chills/fever.
Sarcasm
(n) the use of cutting remarks to hurt or criticize
Serum
(n) a medicine used as an antitoxin against disease/poison.
Intravenously
(adv) placed directly into a vein.
Administer
(v) to give; to apply
Chloroform
(n) a liquid medicine used to prevent pain or bring sleep.
Tourniquet
(n) a rubber/cloth device used to stop bleeding or to raise veins for injection.
Discern
(v) to detect something with the senses.
Oppressive
(adj) weighing heavily on the mind; distressing
Scalpel
(n) a knife used by surgeons
Dilapidated
(adj) broken down; neglected; shabby
Paraphernalia
(n) a collection of things, often equipment
Accumulate
(v) to pile up; to gather over time
Conspiracy
(n) the act of planning secretly, like for something harmful or illegally
Carnage
(n) widespread slaughter (killing)
Simultaneously
(adv) at the same time; all together
Potent
(adj) powerful; strong
Frail
(adj) weak; easily broken
Furnished
(adj) supplied/outfitted with everything necessary
Barren
(adj) empty; boring