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  • 1. a raised shelter in which pigeons are kept
  • 5. ditch dug as a fortification and usually filled with water
  • 10. a commercial leavening agent containing yeast cells; used to raise the dough in making bread and for fermenting beer or whiskey
  • 14. the point below the observer that is directly opposite the zenith on the imaginary sphere against which celestial bodies appear to be projected
  • 15. (Greek mythology) any of the primordial giant gods who ruled the Earth until overthrown by Zeus; the _____s were offspring of Uranus (Heaven) and Gaea (Earth)
  • 16. the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form
  • 18. mentally quick
  • 19. make multiple identical copies of
  • 20. in societies practicing ______ism: one acting as a medium between the visible and spirit worlds; practices sorcery for healing or divination
  • 22. (New Testament) husband of Mary and (in Christian belief) the foster father of Jesus
  • 24. dance the ____ dance
  • 25. a historical region in central and northern Yugoslavia; Serbs settled the region in the 6th and 7th centuries
  • 26. away from the right path or direction
  • 27. deciduous South African tree having large odd-pinnate leaves and profuse fragrant orange-yellow flowers; yields a red juice and heavy strong durable wood
  • 29. a long noosed rope used to catch animals
  • 30. an anti-inflammatory drug that does not contain steroids
  • 32. a native or inhabitant of Iberia in the Caucasus
  • 34. an independent federal agency that provides mail processing and delivery service for individuals and businesses in the United States
  • 38. violent and excited activity
  • 39. tough Asiatic grass whose culms are used for ropes and baskets
  • 41. American financier and American Revolutionary War patriot who helped fund the army during the American Revolution (1740?-1785)
  • 43. a ___servant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer
  • 44. the 15th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
  • 50. come to a halt after driving somewhere
  • 51. an antidepressant drug that acts by blocking the reuptake of serotonin so that more serotonin is available to act on receptors in the brain
  • 52. a kind of literary or artistic work
  • 53. social insect living in organized colonies; characteristically the males and fertile queen have wings during breeding season; wingless sterile females are the workers
  • 54. a written agreement between two states or sovereigns
  • 55. cultivated land that is not seeded for one or more growing seasons
  • 56. a wired or starched collar of intricate lace; worn in 17th century
  • 58. any of various deciduous pinnate-leaved ornamental or timber trees of the genus Fraxinus
  • 59. light automatic rifle
  • 60. the Muslim community or people, considered to extend from Mauritania to Pakistan
  • 62. negation of a word or group of words
  • 63. a chemical sprayed on fruit trees to regulate their growth so the entire crop can be harvested at one time
  • 64. a genus of Hyaenidae
  • 69. a combination of blues and jazz that was developed in the United States by Black musicians; an important precursor of rock 'n' roll
  • 71. the basic unit of money in Lithuania
  • 72. the leader of a town or community in some parts of Asia Minor and the Indian subcontinent
  • 75. small genus of Australian shrubs or trees
  • 80. evergreen Indian shrub with vivid yellow flowers whose bark is used in tanning; sometimes placed in genus Cassia
  • 82. cooked until ready to serve
  • 83. (of spores or microorganisms) capable of movement
  • 84. white sheep originating in Spain and producing a heavy fleece of exceptional quality
  • 85. fecal droppings from a dog
  • 87. a large body of water constituting a principal part of the hydrosphere
  • 88. color lightly
  • 89. a religious movement by Persian Shiite Muslims in 17th century Iran that is opposed to the Akhbari
  • 90. rescue equipment consisting of a device that fills with air and retards your fall
  • 91. United States novelist (1909-1955)
  • 92. English diarist whose diary contained detailed descriptions of 17th century disasters in England (1633-1703)
  • 93. publicize in an exaggerated and often misleading manner
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  • 1. chief port and economic center of Nigeria; located in southwestern Nigeria on the Gulf of Guinea; former capital of Nigeria
  • 2. a poet who writes odes
  • 3. a party who files a notice with a law court
  • 4. a drill for cutting circular holes around a center
  • 5. an independent agency of the United States federal government that maintains fair and free competition; enforces federal antitrust laws; educates the public about identity theft
  • 6. a macintosh made from cotton fabric treated with oil and pigment to make it waterproof
  • 7. having or revealing little emotion or sensibility; not easily aroused or excited
  • 8. the capital and largest city of Yemen; on the central plateau
  • 9. an injection of a liquid through the anus to stimulate evacuation; sometimes used for diagnostic purposes
  • 10. a person responsible for hiring workers
  • 11. come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation
  • 12. someone who communicates vocally in a very loud voice
  • 13. a city in western India just off the coast of the Arabian Sea; India's 2nd largest city (after Calcutta); has the only natural deep-water harbor in western India
  • 14. cobras
  • 17. an Indian side dish of yogurt and chopped cucumbers and spices
  • 21. leavened bread baked in a clay oven in India; usually shaped like a teardrop
  • 23. a European mint with aromatic and pungent leaves used in perfumery and as a seasoning in cookery; often cultivated as a remedy for bruises; yields ______ oil
  • 28. airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.
  • 31. belonging to or on behalf of a specified person (especially yourself); preceded by a possessive
  • 33. the agency in the Department of Justice that is the primary source of criminal justice statistics for federal and local policy makers
  • 34. take (someone) to their seats, as in theaters or auditoriums
  • 35. the language of nomadic Lapps in northern Scandinavia and the Kola Peninsula
  • 36. exactly vertical
  • 37. type genus of the Soleidae
  • 39. cause to _____ or go at a _____ing pace
  • 40. a single undivided whole
  • 42. an inferior dog or one of mixed breed
  • 43. small shrubby African tree having compound leaves and racemes of small fragrant green flowers
  • 45. any culture medium that uses ____ as the gelling agent
  • 46. Australian operatic soprano (1861-1931)
  • 47. god of the air and king of the Sumerian gods
  • 48. the basic unit of money in Sweden
  • 49. a person who hews
  • 51. a canned meat made largely from pork
  • 55. the fans of a sport or famous person
  • 57. outer or ___lying
  • 59. deprive of by deceit
  • 61. a member of a Mayan people of southwestern Guatemala
  • 62. without clothing
  • 64. burrowing marine mollusk living on sand or mud; the shell closes with viselike firmness
  • 65. direct one's attention on something
  • 66. type genus of the Otariidae
  • 67. a loving feeling
  • 68. the period of time permitted by commercial usage for the payment of a bill of exchange (especially a foreign bill of exchange)
  • 69. to perform and record a sale on a cash register
  • 70. fasten with or as if with a ______
  • 73. be reasonable or logical or comprehensible
  • 74. having escaped, especially from confinement
  • 76. nervous and unable to relax
  • 77. finish the last row
  • 78. fill with high spirits; fill with optimism
  • 79. 100 ____ equal 1 tala in Western Samoa
  • 81. (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything
  • 86. agency that oversees the intelligence relationships of the Treasury's offices and bureaus and provides a link between the Intelligence Community and officials responsible for international economic policy
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