Why are cockroaches so hard to kill? - Ameya Gondhalekar

Important Vocabulary Words From The Video


To brandish something is to wave it around in a threatening way. If you brandish a knife, you are trying to intimidate someone.

  • He brandished the knife and threatened to kill me.
  • The protesters were brandishing signs and flags in a threatening way.

Roaches are small, brown bugs that live in the walls and ceilings of homes. They are usually a nuisance, but they can also be a danger.

  • The roaches are coming out of the walls and the ceiling.
  • The roaches are a danger, because they can carry diseases.

Frolic means to have fun. When you frolic in the pool, you are enjoying the water and the sunshine.

  • She was having so much fun swimming that she forgot to wear a swimsuit.
  • They were having so much fun playing games that they didn't notice the time passing.

The word excrement refers to any type of waste that is made from the body. It can be anything from urine to feces.

  • His diarrhea was caused by the infection, not the food.
  • The child threw up all over the place, and his mother called him an excrement.

Toting something is carrying it or placing it somewhere. You might tote a suitcase around with you, or you might tote a load of laundry in your arms.

  • He was toting a gun around in his waistband.
  • She was toting a box of doughnuts around with her.

To unleash a dog is to let it out of its cage. When you unleash a dog, it is free to run around and play.

  • The dog was unleashed and ran wild through the neighborhood.
  • The dog was unleashed and ran into the road.

A pyrethroid is a type of insecticide that is often used to kill insects. It is made from the pyrethrum plant, and it is very dangerous to humans.

  • The pyrethroid is very dangerous and can be fatal if it is breathed in.
  • The pyrethroid is used to kill bugs, and it is very dangerous to humans.

Pyrethroids are a type of insecticide that is used to control pests. They are also used to control pests that are harmful to crops.

  • The pyrethroids are dangerous because they can be harmful to the environment.
  • The pyrethroids are effective at controlling pests, but they are also dangerous to people and the environment.

To excrete is to release wastes from your body. This might include things like sweat, tears, or diarrhea.

  • He was sweating so much that he was excreting tears.
  • She was having a hard time controlling her diarrhea, and she was excreting a lot of liquid.