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  • 1. angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object)
  • 4. a Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Christ; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
  • 8. the cardinal number that is the fifth power of ten
  • 12. having or showing a feeling of mixed reverence and respect and wonder and dread
  • 13. the cardinal number that is the sum of twelve and one
  • 14. a projecting bay window corbeled or cantilevered out from a wall
  • 16. a loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion
  • 17. severe diabetes mellitus with an early onset; characterized by polyuria and excessive thirst and increased appetite and weight loss and episodic ketoacidosis; diet and insulin injections are required to control the disease
  • 18. the French defeated the Austrian and Prussian troops in 1792 (with a famous cannonade from the French artillery)
  • 19. goddess of fate: a giantess who personified the past
  • 20. the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
  • 21. a Palestinian international terrorist organization that split from the PLO in 1974; has conducted terrorist attacks in 20 countries
  • 23. connect with a ___
  • 24. person who does no work
  • 26. a river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine
  • 28. not working properly
  • 30. the measure of an economy adopted by the United States in 1991; the total market values of goods and services produced by workers and capital within a nation's borders during a given period (usually 1 year)
  • 32. provoking horror
  • 36. gain knowledge or skills
  • 39. a small island
  • 41. the place designated as the end (as of a race or journey)
  • 42. a hospital unit staffed and equipped to provide intensive care
  • 43. an ancient upright stone slab bearing markings
  • 45. the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
  • 46. a unit of pressure equal to 0.001316 atmosphere; named after Torricelli
  • 48. trademark for a powerful operating system
  • 49. study intensively, as before an exam
  • 50. the capital of Switzerland; located in western Switzerland
  • 51. the compass point that is one point north of due west
  • 52. (psychoanalysis) the conscious mind
  • 54. the Shoshonean language spoken by the ___s
  • 56. English explorer who with Sir Richard Burton was the first European to explore Lake Tanganyika; he also discovered Lake Victoria and named it (1827-1864)
  • 60. a small lump or protuberance
  • 63. the former capital and 2nd largest city of Brazil; chief Brazilian port; famous as a tourist attraction
  • 65. a son who has the same first name as his father
  • 67. a mountain or tall hill
  • 68. a folded part (as in skin or muscle)
  • 70. cause surfeit through excess though initially pleasing
  • 72. 11th President of the United States; his expansionism led to the Mexican War and the annexation of California and much of the southwest (1795-1849)
  • 73. of or relating to or containing cerium especially with valence 4
  • 74. give ____ or assistance; be of service
  • 75. (Norse mythology) goddess of old age who defeated Thor in a wrestling match
  • 76. electromagnetic radiation of short wavelength produced when high-speed electrons strike a solid target
  • 77. wife of the Hindu god Rama; regarded as an ideal of womanhood
  • 78. the condition of things generally
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  • 1. give, especially as an honor or reward
  • 2. United States tennis player (born in Czechoslovakia) who won several singles championships; in 1992 he became a United States citizen (born in 1960)
  • 3. (astronomy) a measure of time defined by Earth's orbital motion; terrestrial time is mean solar time corrected for the irregularities of the Earth's motions
  • 4. being two more than twenty
  • 5. used of women's clothing having a hemline at mid-calf
  • 6. a resource
  • 7. rock that form the continuous lower layer of the earth's crust; rich in silicon and magnesium
  • 8. genus of African timber trees
  • 9. macaws
  • 10. a knee-length pleated tartan skirt worn by men as part of the traditional dress in the Highlands of northern Scotland
  • 11. a complex red organic pigment containing iron and other atoms to which oxygen binds
  • 12. wild sheep of northern Africa
  • 15. a strong solution of sodium or potassium hydroxide
  • 20. belligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins)
  • 22. take a siesta
  • 25. the compass point that is one point north of due east
  • 27. floor covering consisting of a piece of thick heavy fabric (usually with nap or pile)
  • 29. god of the underworld; counterpart of Greek Pluto
  • 30. made the first orbital rocket-powered flight by a United States astronaut in 1962; later in United States Senate (1921-)
  • 31. a shop selling ready-to-eat food products
  • 33. someone who leaves
  • 34. rock that in its molten form (as magma) issues from volcanos; ____ is what magma is called when it reaches the surface
  • 35. (cosmology) the original matter that (according to the big bang theory) existed before the formation of the chemical elements
  • 36. either of the two halves of a bow from handle to tip
  • 37. the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
  • 38. a tributary of the Rhine
  • 40. a short piece remaining on a trunk or stem where a branch is lost
  • 44. terminate
  • 47. large African antelope having a head with horns like an ox and a long tufted tail
  • 49. take by theft
  • 51. any of several imperial dynasties of China ruling from 220 to 265 and from 386 to 556
  • 53. a change in the electrical properties of the skin in response to stress or anxiety; can be measured either by recording the electrical resistance of the skin or by recording weak currents generated by the body
  • 55. United States film actor who appeared in many films with Katharine Hepburn (1900-1967)
  • 57. a severe and often fatal disease in humans and nonhuman primates (monkeys and chimpanzees) caused by the _____ virus; characterized by high fever and severe internal bleeding; can be spread from person to person; is largely limited to Africa
  • 58. United States dancer who performed in many musical films (1912-1996)
  • 59. water god and god of wisdom; counterpart of the Akkadian Ea
  • 60. an agency that serves as the focal point for all Intelligence Community activities related to nonproliferation of weapons of mass destruction and their missile delivery systems
  • 61. genus of Eurasian spiny shrubs: gorse
  • 62. the basic unit of money in Ethiopia; equal to 100 cents
  • 64. United States newspaper publisher (1858-1935)
  • 65. disturb (someone's) composure
  • 66. monotypic genus of palms of Australasia
  • 69. an independent agency of the United States government responsible for collecting and coordinating intelligence and counterintelligence activities abroad in the national interest; headed by the Director of Central Intelligence under the supervision of the President and National Security Council
  • 71. flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes
  • 72. long bench with backs; used in church by the congregation
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