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  • 1. psychoactive substance present in marijuana
  • 4. a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity
  • 8. an agency in the Technology Administration that makes measurements and sets standards as needed by industry or government programs
  • 12. a theocratic Islamic republic in the Middle East in western Asia; ____ was the core of the ancient empire that was known as Persia until 1935; rich in oil
  • 13. in addition
  • 14. an aromatic flavorful vegetable
  • 16. the time during which someone's life continues
  • 17. a common venereal disease caused by the treponema pallidum spirochete; symptoms change through progressive stages; can be congenital (transmitted through the placenta)
  • 18. become ground down or deteriorate
  • 19. not divisible by two
  • 20. being ten more than one hundred eighty
  • 21. edible tuber of any of several ___s
  • 23. a council consisting of permanent representatives of all the member countries of NATO; has political authority and powers of decision
  • 24. United States tennis player (born in Czechoslovakia) who won several singles championships; in 1992 he became a United States citizen (born in 1960)
  • 26. make a resonant sound, like artillery
  • 28. a vinyl polymer used especially in paints or adhesives
  • 30. title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey)
  • 32. be agitated
  • 36. a gonadotropic hormone that is secreted by the anterior pituitary; stimulates ovulation in female mammals and stimulates androgen release in male mammals
  • 39. father of the gods and consort of Tiamat
  • 41. capital and largest city of Togo; located in the south on the Gulf of Guinea
  • 42. large African antelope having a head with horns like an ox and a long tufted tail
  • 43. an agency focused on ensuring that the United States military attains information superiority; operates worldwide ground sites and an array of airborne reconnaissance and surveillance platforms
  • 45. an angular shape characterized by sharp turns in alternating directions
  • 46. reading materials (documents, written information) that you must read and deal with but that you think are extremely boring
  • 48. in the recent past
  • 49. a written proposal or reminder
  • 50. a dialect of the Chiwere language spoken by the Oto
  • 51. a nurse who has enough training to be licensed by a state to provide routine care for the sick
  • 52. the player judged to be the most important to the sport
  • 54. 10 grams
  • 56. a city of central China; capital of ancient Chinese empire 221-206 BC
  • 60. very ___ in volume
  • 63. 36th President of the United States; was elected vice president and succeeded Kennedy when Kennedy was assassinated (1908-1973)
  • 65. the law enforcement and tax collection agency of the Treasury Department that enforces federal laws concerning alcohol and tobacco products and firearms and explosives and arson
  • 67. the fourth caliph of Islam who is considered to be the first caliph by Shiites; he was a cousin and son-in-law of Muhammad; after his assassination Islam was divided into Shiite and Sunnite sects
  • 68. a yellow pungent volatile oil (trade name _____) formerly used for bleaching and aging flour
  • 70. the villain in William Shakespeare's tragedy who tricked Othello into murdering his wife
  • 72. separate or cause to separate abruptly
  • 73. a populous province in northeastern China
  • 74. a pen that has a small metal ball as the point of transfer of ink to paper
  • 75. the gene that is mutated in cystic fibrosis
  • 76. of a very dark black
  • 77. enthusiastic and assured vigor and liveliness
  • 78. directly or exactly; straight
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  • 1. the business given to a commercial establishment by its customers
  • 2. prolific Austrian composer who influenced the classical form of the symphony (1732-1809)
  • 3. the portion of the vertebrate nervous system consisting of the brain and spinal cord
  • 4. apply ____um powder to (one's body)
  • 5. the twelfth month of the civil year; the sixth month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar (in August and September)
  • 6. the compass point midway between east and southeast
  • 7. offensively curious or inquisitive
  • 8. the mother-in-law of Ruth whose story is told in the Book of Ruth in the Old Testament
  • 9. an agency that is the primary source in the State Department for interpretive analyses of global developments and focal point for policy issues and activities of the Intelligence Community
  • 10. an imaginary place considered to be perfect or ideal
  • 11. the Dravidian language spoken by the ____ in southern India
  • 12. a material effigy that is worshipped
  • 15. an acute inflammatory disease occurring in the intestines of premature infants; ___rosis of intestinal tissue may follow
  • 20. being five more than forty
  • 22. an enzyme found in mammals that can catalyze the deamination of adenosine into inosine and ammonia
  • 25. a doctor's degree in preventive medicine
  • 27. the United States Navy's defense laboratory that conducts basic and applied research for the Navy in a variety of scientific and technical disciplines
  • 29. an aneurysm of the abdominal aorta associated with old age and hypertension
  • 30. a native or inhabitant of Asia
  • 31. a strong current of air
  • 33. release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities
  • 34. (Islam) the man who leads prayers in a mosque; for Shiites an ____ is a recognized authority on Islamic theology and law and a spiritual guide
  • 35. (trademark) a child's plastic construction set for making mechanical models
  • 36. a member of the largest ethnic group in southeastern Nigeria
  • 37. king of Denmark and Norway who forced Edmund II to divide England with him; on the death of Edmund II, Canute became king of all England (994-1035)
  • 38. a Japanese form of wrestling; you lose if you are forced out of a small ring or if any part of your body (other than your feet) touches the ground
  • 40. a terrorist group of limited popularity formed in 1967 after the Six-Day War; combined Marxist-Leninist ideology with Palestinian nationalism; used terrorism to gain attention for their cause; hoped to eliminate the state of Israel
  • 44. a recurring sleep state during which dreaming occurs; a state of rapidly shifting eye movements during sleep
  • 47. the central bank of the United States; incorporates 12 ___eral Reserve branch banks and all national banks and state-chartered commercial banks and some trust companies
  • 49. a widely distributed system of free and fixed macrophages derived from bone marrow
  • 51. a smart bomb that seeks the laser light reflected off of the target and uses it to correct its descent
  • 53. 30 to 300 megahertz
  • 55. United States fashion designer noted for understated fashions (born in 1942)
  • 57. a woman forced into prostitution for Japanese servicemen during World War II
  • 58. (of seeds or insects) having winglike extensions
  • 59. a clandestine group of leftist extremists who oppose Italy's labor policies and foreign policy; responsible for bombing building in the historic center of Rome from 2000 to 2002
  • 60. the syllable naming the sixth (submediant) note of a major or minor scale in solmization
  • 61. a molding that (in section) has the shape of an S with the convex part above and the concave part below
  • 62. English sociologist and economist and a central member of the Fabian Society (1859-1947)
  • 64. shift from one side of the ship to the other
  • 65. a city in northern India; former capital of the Mogul empire; site of the Taj Mahal
  • 66. a film made by photographing a series of cartoon drawings to give the illusion of movement when projected in rapid sequence
  • 69. (used as a combining form) recent or new
  • 71. cause bodily suffering to and make sick or indisposed
  • 72. an honorary degree in science
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