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  • 1. an Algerian extremist Islamic offshoot of the Armed Islamic Group; now the largest and most active armed terrorist group in Algeria that seeks to overthrow the government; a major source of support and recruitment for al-Qaeda operations in Europe and northern Africa
  • 5. sandwich filled with slices of bacon and tomato with lettuce
  • 8. the Hebrew patriarch who saved himself and his family and the animals by building an ark in which they survived 40 days and 40 nights of rain; the story of ____ and the flood is told in the Book of Genesis
  • 9. knowledge gained through tradition or anecdote
  • 11. nor relaxed
  • 13. organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another
  • 14. display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously
  • 17. the common gull of Eurasia and northeastern North America
  • 18. type genus of the family _________ceae: perennial brown kelps
  • 22. a genus of Strigidae
  • 23. a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart
  • 24. an independent federal agency that administers compulsory military service
  • 25. cause to stand out or be clearly defined or visible
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  • 1. large African antelope having a head with horns like an ox and a long tufted tail
  • 2. a male human offspring
  • 3. a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced
  • 4. a member of a rural Finnish people living in eastern Russia
  • 5. a region of high pressure travelling through a gas at a high velocity
  • 6. crossbill
  • 7. a city in northern Italy (northwest of Venice) on the River Adige; the site of the Council of _____
  • 10. provide with an ____
  • 12. a high-quality paper made of _____ fibers or with a _____ finish
  • 14. the capital and largest city of Norway; the country's main port; located at the head of a fjord on Norway's southern coast
  • 15. an area that includes places where several people can sit
  • 16. a genus of tuberous vines of the family Dioscoreaceae; has twining stems and heart-shaped leaves and axillary racemes
  • 19. place (flax, hemp, or jute) in liquid so as to promote loosening of the fibers from the woody tissue
  • 20. a heterogeneous collection of groups united in their opposition to Saddam Hussein's government of Iraq; formed in 1992 it is comprised of Sunni and Shiite Arabs and Kurds who hope to build a new government
  • 21. express admiration and pleasure by uttering `ooh' or `aah'
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