1. in remission

Today we are going to learn “in remission”. “In remission” means having development checked or reversed.
Examples:
(1) A 9-year-old South African child diagnosed with HIV when he was 1 month old has been in HIV remission for 8½ years, without regular treatment.
(2) An exciting therapy for leukemia once again shows its efficacy – this time, nearly 71% of terminal leukemia patients saw their tumors in remission following the clinical trial.

2. startled

Another word is “startled”, an adjective. “Startled” means excited by sudden surprise or alarm and making a quick involuntary movement.
Examples:
(1) One week after an unarmed Australian woman was shot and killed by a police officer in Minneapolis, street signs criticizing “easily startled” police have popped up in the Twin Cities.
(2) A new report claims the Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed the Australian woman was “startled” not only by a loud noise, but also because she was allegedly running toward his car.
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