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  • 1. a proinflammatory cytokine that is produced by white blood cells (monocytes and macrophages); has an antineoplastic effect but causes inflammation (as in rheumatoid arthritis)
  • 4. a person who is tricked or swindled
  • 8. a rare chronic progressive encephalitis caused by the measles virus and occurring primarily in children and young adults; death usually occurs within three years; characterized by primary measles infection before the age of two years
  • 12. the timing of ignition relative to the position of the piston in an internal-combustion engine
  • 13. an organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the production and sale of petroleum
  • 14. large marine snail much used as food in Europe
  • 16. therapy that uses a local electric current to introduce the ions of a medicine into the tissues
  • 17. of or relating to near the ear
  • 18. the lofty nest of a bird of prey (such as a hawk or eagle)
  • 19. a self-report personality inventory based on Hans Eysenck's factor analysis of personality which assumes three basic factors (the two most important being extraversion to introversion and neuroticism)
  • 20. an intelligence agency in the United States Department of Defense that designs and builds and operates space reconnaissance systems to detect trouble spots worldwide and to monitor arms control agreements and environmental issues and to help plan military operations
  • 21. a master's degree in business
  • 23. get a ___, from wind or sun
  • 24. sharpen on a _____
  • 26. an agency that helps the Director of Central Intelligence coordinate counterterrorist efforts in order to preempt and disrupt and defeat terrorist activities at the earliest possible stage
  • 28. South American wood sorrel cultivated for its edible tubers
  • 30. a monetary subunit in Denmark and Norway and Sweden; 100 ___ equal 1 krona
  • 32. large swift fly the female of which sucks blood of various animals
  • 36. the 9th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
  • 39. small buffalo of the Celebes having small straight horns
  • 41. the closing section of a musical composition
  • 42. an international organization based in Geneva that monitors and enforces rules governing global trade
  • 43. relating to or containing or affecting blood
  • 45. the quantity contained in a ___
  • 46. any tree or shrub of the genus ____ having pinnate leaves and showy usually white flowers; cultivated as ornamentals
  • 48. initiate drilling operations, as for petroleum
  • 49. a pipe used to transport liquids or gases
  • 50. lock up or confine, in or as in a jail
  • 51. a gonadotropic hormone that is secreted by the anterior pituitary and stimulates growth of Graafian follicles in female mammals, and activates the cells in male mammals that form sperm
  • 52. a British unit of weight equivalent to 112 pounds
  • 54. standard time in the 8th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 120th meridian west; used in far western states of the United States
  • 56. a conspicuous success
  • 60. 30 to 300 gigahertz
  • 63. the ratio of the distance traveled (in kilometers) to the time spent traveling (in hours)
  • 65. female of domestic cattle:
  • 67. an undercover agent who is given no official cover
  • 68. in some classifications considered a genus of the subfamily Lutrinae
  • 70. large recently extinct long-horned European wild ox; considered one of the ancestors of domestic cattle
  • 72. Norse chieftain who became the first duke of Normandy (860-931)
  • 73. the ninth month of the Hindu calendar
  • 74. a female human offspring
  • 75. a federally sponsored corporation that insures accounts in national banks and other qualified institutions
  • 76. a city in the Asian part of Russia
  • 77. edible starchy tuberous root of taro plants
  • 78. a doctor's degree in education
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  • 1. provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion
  • 2. an extreme state of adversity; the lowest point of anything
  • 3. a federal agency in the Department of Health and Human Services established to regulate the release of new foods and health-related products
  • 4. anything providing a means of access (or escape)
  • 5. having the requisite qualities for
  • 6. United States architect (born in China in 1917)
  • 7. electronic warfare undertaken to insure effective friendly use of the electromagnetic spectrum in spite of the enemy's use of electronic warfare
  • 8. excrete perspiration through the pores in the skin
  • 9. lacking self-confidence
  • 10. characterized by a lightly ____ and exuberant quality
  • 11. English essayist (1775-1834)
  • 12. the sediment from fermentation of an alcoholic beverage
  • 15. the range of vision
  • 20. 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
  • 22. of the period before the Common Era; preferred by some writers who are not Christians
  • 25. express admiration and pleasure by uttering `ooh' or `aah'
  • 27. being one hundred more than two hundred
  • 29. express admiration and pleasure by uttering `ooh' or `aah'
  • 30. the activeness of an energetic personality
  • 31. radioactive iodine test that measures the amount of radioactive iodine taken up by the thyroid gland
  • 33. (Norse mythology) trickster; god of discord and mischief; contrived death of Balder and was overcome by Thor
  • 34. a beautiful garden where Adam and Eve were placed at the Creation; when they disobeyed and ate the forbidden fruit from the tree of knowledge of good and evil they were driven from their paradise (the fall of man)
  • 35. a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
  • 36. a small branch or division of a branch (especially a terminal division); usually applied to branches of the current or preceding year
  • 37. an inactive volcano in Sicily; last erupted in 1961; the highest volcano in Europe (10,500 feet)
  • 38. a republic on the western coast of Africa on the Gulf of Guinea; formerly under French control
  • 40. a strip of land projecting into a body of water
  • 44. a federal agency in the Department of Health and Human Services; located in Atlanta; investigates and diagnoses and tries to control or prevent diseases (especially new and unusual diseases)
  • 47. any high mountain
  • 49. your general store of remembered information
  • 51. protocol that allows users to copy files between their local system and any system they can reach on the network
  • 53. the compass point midway between west and southwest
  • 55. a rhythmic dance to reggae music performed by bending forward and extending the hands while bending the knees
  • 57. a positively charged electrode by which electrons leave an electrical device
  • 58. of one substance or character throughout
  • 59. a fluorocarbon that is replacing chlorofluorocarbon as a refrigerant and propellant in aerosol cans; considered to be somewhat less destructive to the atmosphere
  • 60. an extreme leftist terrorist group formed in Greece in 1971 to oppose the military junta that ruled Greece from 1967 to 1974; a revolutionary group opposed to capitalism and imperialism and the United States
  • 61. French poet and novelist and dramatist; leader of the romantic movement in France (1802-1885)
  • 62. a linear unit of measurement (equal to 6 feet) for water depth
  • 64. unusually great in size or amount or degree or especially extent or scope
  • 65. coagulated milk; used to make cheese
  • 66. the capital and largest city of Norway; the country's main port; located at the head of a fjord on Norway's southern coast
  • 69. the network in the reticular formation that serves an alerting or arousal function
  • 71. relieve from
  • 72. free government delivery of mail in outlying country areas
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