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  • 1. a long narrow inlet of the sea in Scotland (especially when it is nearly landlocked)
  • 5. carry further or advance
  • 10. (Greek mythology) goddess of the earth and mother of Cronus and the Titans in ancient mythology
  • 14. scalelike structure between the base of the wing and the halter of a two-winged fly
  • 15. a long loincloth worn by Hindu men
  • 16. cancel officially
  • 18. of or relating to a marriage partner
  • 19. Finnish architect and designer of furniture (1898-1976)
  • 20. applies to nonhuman mammals: a state or period of heightened sexual arousal and activity
  • 22. (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; brother of Peter; patron saint of Scotland
  • 24. one of the common people
  • 25. for a short time
  • 26. an oriental tobacco pipe with a long flexible tube connected to a container where the smoke is cooled by passing through water
  • 27. either of two muscles in the shoulder region that move the shoulders and arms
  • 29. any of various large keen-sighted diurnal birds of prey noted for their broad wings and strong soaring flight
  • 30. the cardinal number that is the sum of eight and one
  • 32. terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent
  • 34. 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
  • 38. make a score (on a hole) equal to ___
  • 39. large lipoproteins rich in triglycerides; ____s circulate through the blood giving up their triglycerides to fat and muscle tissue until the ____ remnants are modified and converted into LDL
  • 41. United States writer (1914-1986)
  • 43. an enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of many body compounds (e.g., epinephrine and norepinephrine and serotonin)
  • 44. an ancient town founded by the Romans; noted for extensive and well-preserved ruins
  • 50. of southern United States; having an insipid berry the size of a hen egg
  • 51. an operation that segregates items into groups according to a specified criterion
  • 52. a city in southeastern South Korea
  • 53. very tired
  • 54. on the positive side or higher end of a scale
  • 55. an excavation where root vegetables are stored
  • 56. the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
  • 58. a rapid automatic system to detect plastic explosives in passengers' luggage using X-ray technology and computers; designed for use in airports
  • 59. a gummy orange mixture of uranium oxides and silicates occurring naturally in the hydration and oxidation of pitchblende
  • 60. King of England who was renounced by Northumbria in favor of his brother Edgar (died in 959)
  • 62. the part of the nervous system of vertebrates that controls involuntary actions of the smooth muscles and heart and glands
  • 63. a European river; flows into the Baltic Sea
  • 64. the production of living organisms from other living organisms
  • 69. become raw or open
  • 71. transfer property or ownership
  • 72. British archaeologist who excavated the palace of Knossos in Crete to find what he called Minoan civilization (1851-1941)
  • 75. United States writer remembered for his stories (1783-1859)
  • 80. used in negative statement to describe a situation that has existed up to this point or up to the present time
  • 82. as soon as
  • 83. complex and ingenious in design or function
  • 84. small turnover of Indian origin filled with vegetables or meat and fried and served hot
  • 85. a woody climbing usually tropical plant
  • 87. the largest Greek island in the Mediterranean; site of the Minoan civilization that reached its peak in 1600 BC
  • 88. United States jazz musician; noted for his trumpet style (1926-1991)
  • 89. the capital and largest city of Jordan
  • 90. related on the mother's side
  • 91. United States writer noted for his droll epigrams (1902-1971)
  • 92. a statement (either spoken or written) that is made to _____ to a question or request or criticism or accusation
  • 93. have confidence or faith in
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  • 1. an extensive grassy and nearly treeless plain (especially in Latin America)
  • 2. get the better of
  • 3. an employee who performs clerical work (e.g., keeps records or accounts)
  • 4. the earliest eon in the history of the Earth from the first accretion of planetary material (around 4,600 million years ago) until the date of the oldest known rocks (about 3,800 million years ago); no evidence of life
  • 5. an enzyme found in mammals that can catalyze the deamination of adenosine into inosine and ammonia
  • 6. a series of related events forming an episode
  • 7. someone employed to collect tolls
  • 8. the fur of an _____
  • 9. (Greek mythology) the daughter of Tantalus whose boasting about her children provoked Apollo and Artemis to slay them all; _____ was turned to stone while bewailing her loss
  • 10. (Greek mythology) goddess of the earth and mother of Cronus and the Titans in ancient mythology
  • 11. give a defence or refutation of (a charge) or in (an argument)
  • 12. (formal) in or into that thing or place
  • 13. a conspicuous constellation in the northern hemisphere; between Great Bear and Orion at edge of Milky Way
  • 14. a woman hired to suckle a child of someone else
  • 17. French composer (born in Italy) who was the court composer to Louis XIV and founded the national French opera (1632-1687)
  • 21. sew up the eyelids of hawks and falcons
  • 23. prepare or cook quickly or hastily
  • 28. an honorary degree in science
  • 31. a coenzyme present in most living cells and derived from the B vitamin nicotinic acid; serves as a reductant in various metabolic processes
  • 33. in or of the month preceding the present one
  • 34. the Muslim community or people, considered to extend from Mauritania to Pakistan
  • 35. a river that rises in central Germany and flows north to join the Elbe River
  • 36. in an artful manner
  • 37. full of flavor
  • 39. a deformity in which part of a limb is turned inward to an abnormal degree
  • 40. to a very great degree or extent
  • 42. an island to the northwest of Wales
  • 43. covered with or smelling of mold
  • 45. a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list
  • 46. a port in southern Sweden
  • 47. extremely cold
  • 48. an impure form of quartz consisting of banded chalcedony; used as a gemstone and for making mortars and pestles
  • 49. a leading German painter and engraver of the Renaissance (1471-1528)
  • 51. expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth
  • 55. one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars
  • 57. a yearning for something or to do something
  • 59. large African antelope having a head with horns like an ox and a long tufted tail
  • 61. a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair
  • 62. all the weapons and equipment that a country has
  • 64. informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
  • 65. a Greek epic poem (attributed to Homer) describing the siege of Troy
  • 66. a worker who produces or sells petroleum
  • 67. a seaport in northwestern Italy; provincial capital of Liguria
  • 68. the union of Greece and Cyprus (which is the goal of a group of Greek Cypriots)
  • 69. live in or as if in a tent
  • 70. an investigator who is employed to find missing persons or missing goods
  • 73. relating to the palm of the hand or the sole of the foot
  • 74. any of various resins or oleoresins
  • 76. French writer who is considered the father of science fiction (1828-1905)
  • 77. the idea of something that is perfect; something that one hopes to attain
  • 78. marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners
  • 79. malicious satisfaction
  • 81. cleanse with a cleaning agent, such as soap, and water
  • 86. to ___ degree or extent
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