Lesson 199— Academic Word List: Lesson 49

Part 1: Watch the video 2-3 times

Part 2: Match the Words with their Definitions

a. to officially record or enter information.
b. a system or plan for achieving a goal, especially related to diet or exercise.
c. to refuse to accept, consider, or believe.
d. to return to a normal state of health, mind, or strength after an illness or injury.
e. to strengthen or support with additional material or evidence.
f. to improve by making small changes or additions.
g. to control or supervise by means of rules and regulations.
h. based on reason or logic rather than emotions.
i. a specific area or part of a country or the world.
j. to respond in a particular way to something that happens.


  1. refine
  2. register
  3. regulate
  4. rational
  5. reinforce
  6. recover
  7. reject
  8. region
  9. regime
  10. react

Correct matches:

  1. f
  2. a
  3. g
  4. h
  5. e
  6. d
  7. c
  8. i
  9. b
  10. j

Part 3: Vocabulary in Context: Sentences

  1. His decision to invest in that stock was rational and well-thought-out.
  2. I try to react calmly to stressful situations instead of letting my emotions take over.
  3. After a long day at work, I like to relax and recover by taking a hot bath.
  4. It took years of practice for her to refine her painting techniques to perfection.
  5. Following the new diet regime has greatly improved my overall health and well-being.
  6. The Amazon rainforest is known for being a biodiverse region with many unique species.
  7. Make sure to register early for the conference to secure your spot.
  8. The government needs to regulate the sale of firearms to ensure public safety.
  9. Practicing yoga regularly helps to reinforce both my physical and mental strength.
  10. Despite the tempting offer, I had to reject the job opportunity due to scheduling conflicts.

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