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  • 1. a Marxist-Leninist terrorist organization in Peru; was formed in 1983 to overthrow the Peruvian government and replace it with a Marxist regime; has connections with the ELN in Bolivia
  • 5. make understand
  • 10. apply a brake or ____ to
  • 14. have affection for; feel tenderness for
  • 15. small and light boat; pointed at both ends; propelled with a paddle
  • 16. any of a variety of loose fitting cloaks extending to the hips or knees
  • 18. a Greek epic poem (attributed to Homer) describing the siege of Troy
  • 19. ritual hand movement in Hindu religious dancing
  • 20. bring to a desired consistency, texture, or hardness by a process of gradually heating and cooling
  • 22. a town in Czech Republic where Pilsner beer originated
  • 24. partially carbonized vegetable matter saturated with water; can be used as a fuel when dried
  • 25. a tumor of the brain consisting of neuroglia
  • 26. a square dance figure; partners circle each other taking sideways steps
  • 27. German writer (1830-1914)
  • 29. not fed
  • 30. an anti-inflammatory drug that does not contain steroids
  • 32. a gymnastic exercise involving a long leap from a vaulting horse
  • 34. succulent plants having rosettes of leaves usually with fiber like hemp and spikes of showy flowers; found chiefly in Africa
  • 38. plate with ___
  • 39. deprive of certain characteristics
  • 41. the brightest star in the sky; in Canis Major
  • 43. a fabric woven from goat hair and camel hair
  • 44. (Greek mythology) messenger and herald of the gods; god of commerce and cunning and invention and theft; identified with Roman Mercury
  • 50. corresponding exactly
  • 51. Celtic deity who was the father of Manawydan; corresponds to Irish Lir
  • 52. an ethnic minority of Polynesian and Melanesian descent who speak _____ and live in New Zealand
  • 53. cut off from a whole
  • 54. the basic unit of money in Bangladesh; equal to 100 paisa
  • 55. very small European freshwater fish common in gravelly streams
  • 56. a city in northern Italy (northwest of Venice) on the River Adige; the site of the Council of Trent
  • 58. hormone released by the hypothalamus that controls the release of thyroid-stimulating hormone from the anterior pituitary
  • 59. large semi-evergreen tree of the East Indies; trunk exudes a tenacious gum; bitter bark used as a tonic; seeds yield an aromatic oil; sometimes placed in genus Melia
  • 60. a composition written in metrical feet forming rhythmical lines
  • 62. a generic name for digital lines that are provided by telephone companies to their local subscribers and that carry data at high speeds
  • 63. 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)
  • 64. one of the Turkish viceroys who ruled Egypt between 1867 and 1914
  • 69. a state of northeastern India
  • 71. worn or shabby from overuse or (of pages) from having corners turned down
  • 72. English theoretical physicist who applied relativity theory to quantum mechanics and predicted the existence of antimatter and the positron (1902-1984)
  • 75. wedged or packed in together
  • 80. join with a ______ joint
  • 82. a young male horse under the age of four
  • 83. (Middle Ages) the bride of the king of Cornwall who (according to legend) fell in love with the king's nephew (Tristan) after they mistakenly drank a love potion that left them eternally in love with each other
  • 84. having a melody (as distinguished from recitative)
  • 85. a collection of maps in book form
  • 87. blockage of the intestine (especially the ileum) that prevents the contents of the intestine from passing to the lower bowel
  • 88. the capital and principal port of _____ia
  • 89. omnivorous mammal of Central America and South America
  • 90. make less active or fast
  • 91. the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food
  • 92. (architecture) one of original three styles of Greek architecture distinguished by the type of c
  • 93. a river in northern England that flows east to the North Sea
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  • 1. type genus of the _____ceae: East Indian and Australian deciduous trees with leaves resembling those of the ash
  • 2. a bar or pair of parallel bars of rolled steel making the railway along which railroad cars or other vehicles can roll
  • 3. worthless people
  • 4. relating to the Andes and their inhabitants
  • 5. electronic warfare undertaken to prevent or reduce an enemy's effective use of the electromagnetic spectrum
  • 6. formerly, the eldest son of the King of France and direct heir to the throne
  • 7. in truth (often tends to intensify)
  • 8. briefly enter enemy territory
  • 9. Irish poet and dramatist (1865-1939)
  • 10. watch, observe, or inquire secretly
  • 11. a mountain range in western China that extends eastward from the Indian border for 1000 miles
  • 12. (baseball) one of nine divisions of play during which each team has a turn at bat
  • 13. become extinct
  • 14. nervous tension that causes an athlete to fail (especially causes golfers to miss short putts)
  • 17. cud-chewing mammal used as a draft or saddle animal in desert regions
  • 21. a woman of the peerage in Britain
  • 23. an antifungal and antibiotic (trade names Mycostatin and ______) discovered in New York State; derived from soil fungi actinomycetes
  • 28. a time of life (usually defined in years) at which some particular qualification or power arises
  • 31. a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
  • 33. express admiration and pleasure by uttering `ooh' or `aah'
  • 34. dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight
  • 35. a person who avoids the company or assistance of others
  • 36. front consisting of the conical head of a missile or rocket that protects the payload from heat during its passage through the atmosphere
  • 37. a city in western Germany; industrial center of the Ruhr
  • 39. an extinct Caucasian language spoken exclusively in Turkey
  • 40. the independent agency that oversees management of federal government records including presidential libraries and historic collections
  • 42. (law) any wrongdoing for which an action for damages may be brought
  • 43. a clock that wakes a sleeper at some preset time
  • 45. an independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia)
  • 46. the limits within which something can be effective
  • 47. French biochemist who (with Francois Jacob) explained how genes are activated and suggested the existence of messenger RNA (1910-1976)
  • 48. having an irregularly notched or toothed margin as though gnawed
  • 49. the ninth month of the civil year; the third month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar (in May and June)
  • 51. a terrorist organization in Sri Lanka that began in 1970 as a student protest over the limited university access for Tamil students; currently seeks to establish an independent Tamil state called Eelam; relies on guerilla strategy including terrorist tactics that target key government and military personnel
  • 55. a landlocked republic in southern central Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1964
  • 57. an oral vaccine (containing live but weakened poliovirus) that is given to provide immunity to poliomyelitis
  • 59. a hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland that controls the degree of pigmentation in melanocytes
  • 61. an unabridged dictionary constructed on historical principles
  • 62. rule as a dictator
  • 64. a Chadic language spoken in Chad
  • 65. a combination of protease inhibitors taken with reverse transcriptase inhibitors; used in treating AIDS and HIV
  • 66. a trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; occurs with yttrium
  • 67. remove the bones from
  • 68. deciduous roundheaded Asiatic tree widely grown in mild climates as an ornamental for its heart-shaped leaves and fragrant yellow-green flowers followed by hanging clusters of fleshy orange-red berries
  • 69. a narrative poem of popular origin
  • 70. resist immunologically the introduction of some foreign tissue or organ
  • 73. small tropical American tree bearing edible plumlike fruit
  • 74. the rotating armature of a motor or generator
  • 76. conveyance consisting of a wheeled platform for moving heavy objects
  • 77. gather, as of natural products
  • 78. deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning)
  • 79. a piece of furniture with a writing surface and usually drawers or other compartments
  • 81. a hard outer covering as of some amoebas and sea urchins
  • 86. a title used before the name of knight or baronet
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