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  • 1. form a ____
  • 5. a volcano in central Honshu near Nagano; one of the largest volcanoes in Japan (8,340 feet)
  • 10. black honeycreepers with yellow feathers around the tail; now extinct
  • 14. leafless East Indian vine; its sour milky juice formerly used to make an intoxicating drink
  • 15. a small piece of cloth or paper
  • 16. (of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences; bringing ruin
  • 18. a lake in northwestern Russia; drains through the Volkhov River into Lake Ladoga
  • 19. a member of a monotheistic sect of Zoroastrian origin; descended from the Persians; now found in western India
  • 20. set up for use
  • 22. the 15th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
  • 24. be priced at
  • 25. infusion of e.g. dried or fresh flowers or leaves
  • 26. the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed
  • 27. capital and largest city of the Ukraine; a major manufacturing and transportation center
  • 29. perfume especially with a _____r
  • 30. an artificial language intended for international use as an auxiliary language
  • 32. an ancient town on Crete where Bronze Age culture flourished from about 2000 BC to 1400 BC
  • 34. the clock time given by a clock carried on board a spacecraft
  • 38. feel remorse for; feel sorry for; be contrite about
  • 39. Austrian composer in Schoenberg's twelve-tone music system (1885-1935)
  • 41. the title of the ancient Egyptian kings
  • 43. 100 ___s equal 1 kyat in Myanmar
  • 44. offensively malodorous
  • 50. a substance (an atom or molecule or radical or ion) that forms a complex around a central atom
  • 51. (Norse mythology) one of the Aesir known for his beauty and skill with bow and skis; son of Sif and stepson of Thor
  • 52. Russian pancake of buckwheat flour and yeast; usually served with caviar and sour cream
  • 53. in the higher atmosphere above the earth
  • 54. affix a ____ to
  • 55. exist in large quantity
  • 56. someone who is tested (as by an intelligence test or an academic examination)
  • 58. common black-and-grey Eurasian bird noted for thievery
  • 59. a cook who specializes in fried foods
  • 60. the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric stimulant
  • 62. a Sunni organization formed in 1989 and based in Pakistan; opposes missionary groups from the United States; has Lashkar-e-Tayyiba as its armed wing
  • 63. RNA molecules present in the cell (in at least 20 varieties, each variety capable of combining with a specific amino acid) that attach the correct amino acid to the protein chain that is being synthesized at the ribosome of the cell (according to directions coded in the mRNA)
  • 64. Spanish operatic tenor noted for performances in operas by Verdi and Puccini (born in 1941)
  • 69. (Islam) a black stone building in Mecca that is shaped like a cube and that is the most sacred Muslim pilgrim shrine; believed to have been given by Gabriel to Abraham; Muslims turn in its direction when praying
  • 71. consisting of or involving a single element or component
  • 72. a pale rose-colored variety of the ruby spinel
  • 75. the superior of a group of nuns
  • 80. the capital and largest city of the Philippines; located on southern Luzon
  • 82. a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
  • 83. look at carefully; study mentally
  • 84. a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Dorado and Columba
  • 85. harsh or corrosive in tone
  • 87. a ballroom dance based on the Cuban folk dance
  • 88. United States parapsychologist (1895-1980)
  • 89. a narrow headband or strip of ribbon worn as a headband
  • 90. having or resembling wings
  • 91. the United States intelligence agency that protects current and former presidents and vice presidents and their immediate families and protects distinguished foreign visitors; detects and apprehends counterfeiters; suppresses forgery of government securities and documents
  • 92. a native or inhabitant of Iraq
  • 93. a Russian river in Siberia; flows northward into the Laptev Sea
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  • 1. the second pillar of Islam is prayer; a prescribed liturgy performed five times a day (preferably in a mosque) and oriented toward Mecca
  • 2. anglewing butterfly with a _____-shaped mark on the underside of each hind wing
  • 3. an independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia)
  • 4. giant shipworms
  • 5. of southern Europe; similar to but smaller than the adder
  • 6. a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)
  • 7. a stream or brook
  • 8. dirty and disorderly
  • 9. a Hindu goddess who releases from sin or disease; mother of the Adityas
  • 10. a unit of information equal to 1000 kilobits or 10^6 (1,000,000) bits
  • 11. trade name for an alloy used to make high-energy permanent magnets; contains aluminum and iron and nickel plus cobalt or copper or titanium
  • 12. the common people generally
  • 13. the constellation that includes the southern celestial pole
  • 14. a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval)
  • 17. a province in north-central China; formerly part of the Silk Road to Turkistan and India and Persia
  • 21. the sediment from fermentation of an alcoholic beverage
  • 23. English merchant who expanded his father's shop in London into a prestigious department store (1841-1905)
  • 28. a magnetic tape recorder for recording (and playing back) TV programs
  • 31. a radioactive transuranic element
  • 33. a protein that is involved in the growth of peripheral nerve cells
  • 34. a slat of wood in the middle of the back of a straight chair
  • 35. very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency
  • 36. chief port and economic center of Nigeria; located in southwestern Nigeria on the Gulf of Guinea; former capital of Nigeria
  • 37. strong wrapping paper made from pulp processed with a sulfur solution
  • 39. a rule adopted by an organization in order to regulate its own affairs and the behavior of its members
  • 40. a British peer ranking below a marquess and above a viscount
  • 42. (poker) the initial contribution that each player makes to the pot
  • 43. fold into _____s,
  • 45. be obedient to
  • 46. an exclusive group of people
  • 47. an island in Indonesia in the Malay Archipelago; the largest and most eastern of the Lesser Sunda Islands
  • 48. the craniometric point that is the most prominent point at the back of the head (at the occipital protuberance)
  • 49. a Nilotic language
  • 51. the federal department that administers programs that provide services to farmers (including research and soil conservation and efforts to stabilize the farming economy); created in 1862
  • 55. relating to or characteristic of a tribe
  • 57. a graphical recording of the cardiac cycle produced by an electrocardiograph
  • 59. a federal agency in the Department of Health and Human Services established to regulate the release of new foods and health-related products
  • 61. (folklore) a small grotesque supernatural creature that makes trouble for human beings
  • 62. Arabic name for the Middle East
  • 64. sell at artificially low prices
  • 65. very happily
  • 66. the last imperial dynasty of China (from 1644 to 1912) which was overthrown by revolutionaries; during the Qing dynasty China was ruled by the ______
  • 67. inflammation of the iris
  • 68. women's stockings made from a sheer material (nylon or rayon or silk)
  • 69. a chain of connected ideas or passages or objects so arranged that each member is closely related to the preceding and following members (especially a series of patristic comments elucidating Christian dogma)
  • 70. opposite to or away from the mouth
  • 73. a violin made by Nicolo _____ or a member of his family
  • 74. a workman who laces shoes or footballs or books (during binding)
  • 76. an inlaid furniture decoration; tortoiseshell and yellow and white metal form scrolls in cabinetwork
  • 77. Swedish oceanographer who recognized the role of the Coriolis effect on ocean currents (1874-1954)
  • 78. a native-born Israeli
  • 79. continue in a place, position, or situation
  • 81. (Greek mythology) Greek god of war; son of Zeus and Hera; identified with Roman Mars
  • 86. the Tibeto-Burman language spoken in the Dali region of Yunnan
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