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  • 1. a fastener used on clothing; fastens with a ____ping sound
  • 5. transient cessation of respiration
  • 10. an Arabic term of respect for someone who has made the pilgrimage to Mecca
  • 14. the destroyer; one of the three major divinities in the later Hindu pantheon
  • 15. a discrete unit of living matter
  • 16. a cylindrical spikelike inflorescence
  • 18. a person who habitually pretends to be something he is not
  • 19. any of several plants of the genus _____sia; North and South America
  • 20. large stinging paper wasp
  • 22. administer an oil or ointment to ; often in a religious ceremony of blessing
  • 24. a promise to pay a specified amount on demand or at a certain time
  • 25. of girls or women who are eligible to marry
  • 26. the capital of the Bahamas
  • 27. (Greek mythology) one of the mountain nymphs
  • 29. the present occasion
  • 30. the boy whose upbringing was described by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  • 32. an eight-sided polygon
  • 34. a professional cook
  • 38. fiddler crabs
  • 39. 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
  • 41. with honesty
  • 43. a member of the Dravidian people living in southeastern India
  • 44. explicit notice
  • 50. overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
  • 51. an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event
  • 52. United States sculptor (born in 1924)
  • 53. 6th President of the United States; son of John _____ (1767-1848)
  • 54. having inherent physical or mental ability or capacity
  • 55. covered with dense cottony hairs or hairlike filaments
  • 56. tropical Asian tree with hard white wood and bark formerly used as a remedy for dysentery and diarrhea
  • 58. (corporate finance) the amount, expressed as a percentage, that is earned on a company's total capital calculated by dividing the total capital into earnings before interest, taxes, or dividends are paid
  • 59. Italian pope from 1800 to 1823 who was humiliated by Napoleon and taken prisoner in 1809; he concluded a concordat with Napoleon and crowned him emperor of France; he returned to Rome in 1814 (1740-1823)
  • 60. an independent agency of the United States government charged with mediating disputes between management and labor unions
  • 62. to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
  • 63. the longest division of geological time
  • 64. large strong hand (as of a fighter)
  • 69. informal terms for a (young) woman
  • 71. relating to or near the ulna
  • 72. fearful expectation or anticipation
  • 75. a laborer who carries supplies to masons or bricklayers
  • 80. a unit of astronomical length based on the distance from Earth at which stellar parallax is 1 second of arc; equivalent to 3.262 light years
  • 82. the basic unit of money in Peru
  • 83. a college town in central New York on Lake Cayuga
  • 84. a person's partner in marriage
  • 85. type genus of the Vespidae: various hornets and yellow jackets
  • 87. the large trunk artery that carries blood from the left ventricle of the heart to branch arteries
  • 88. one of the 7 gods of happiness
  • 89. a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship
  • 90. an ancient city in Asia Minor that was the site of the Trojan War
  • 91. prepare or cook with ____
  • 92. East Indian tart yellow berrylike fruit
  • 93. rise up
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  • 1. a Bantu language spoken in Zimbabwe
  • 2. an effortful attempt to attain a goal
  • 3. any of various perennials of the genus Geum having usually pinnate basal leaves and variously colored flowers
  • 4. any of the three Roman goddesses of fate or destiny; identified with the Greek Moirai and similar to the Norse Norns
  • 5. the elementary stages of any subject (usually plural)
  • 6. a mechanically operated piano that uses a roll of perforated paper to activate the keys
  • 7. not now
  • 8. related on the mother's side
  • 9. perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment
  • 10. German chemist who was co-discoverer with Lise Meitner of nuclear fission (1879-1968)
  • 11. the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion
  • 12. mouselike jumping rodent
  • 13. (baseball) one of nine divisions of play during which each team has a turn at bat
  • 14. work natural fibers into a thread
  • 17. a public utility that provides telephone service
  • 21. being of the age 13 through 19
  • 23. violent agitation
  • 28. street name for lysergic acid diethylamide
  • 31. covered with or containing or consisting of ice
  • 33. an emotional response that has been acquired by conditioning
  • 34. a squeaking sound
  • 35. of or relating to or supporting _____ism
  • 36. moth having nonfunctional mouthparts as adults; larvae feed on tree foliage and spin egg-shaped cocoons
  • 37. a corporation authorized by Congress to provide a secondary market for residential mortgages
  • 39. French composer (born in Italy) who was the court composer to Louis XIV and founded the national French opera (1632-1687)
  • 40. the fourth coordinate that is required (along with three spatial dimensions) to specify a physical event
  • 42. the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
  • 43. cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables
  • 45. (Old Testament) the eldest son of Isaac who would have inherited the covenant that God made with Abraham and that Abraham passed on to Isaac; he traded his birthright to his twin brother Jacob for a mess of pottage
  • 46. a faint constellation in the polar region of the southern hemisphere and containing part of the Large Magellanic Cloud
  • 47. tropical American plants with basal rosettes of fibrous sword-shaped leaves and flowers in tall spikes; some cultivated for ornament or for fiber
  • 48. the relation between things (or parts of things) with respect to their comparative quantity, magnitude, or degree
  • 49. United States psychoanalyst (born in Austria) who was the first to specialize in the psychoanalysis of small children (1882-1960)
  • 51. the young of various fishes
  • 55. Chinese tree cultivated especially in Philippines and India for its edible fruit; sometimes placed in genus Nephelium
  • 57. an agency that is the primary source in the State Department for interpretive analyses of global developments and focal point for policy issues and activities of the Intelligence Community
  • 59. a humorous play on words
  • 61. a powerful hallucinogenic drug manufactured from lysergic acid
  • 62. (Greek mythology) a tragic king of Thebes who unknowingly killed his father Laius and married his mother Jocasta; the subject of the drama `Oedipus Rex' by Sophocles
  • 64. make messy or untidy
  • 65. the 1st letter of the Hebrew alphabet
  • 66. (spoken slang) unfashionable and boring
  • 67. a land imagined by Jonathan Swift where impractical projects were pursued and practical projects neglected
  • 68. an implement used to erase something
  • 69. United States psychologist considered the founder of behavioristic psychology (1878-1958)
  • 70. loud and confused and empty talk
  • 73. be equal to in quality or ability
  • 74. an injection of a liquid through the anus to stimulate evacuation; sometimes used for diagnostic purposes
  • 76. fierce wild dog of the forests of central and southeast Asia that hunts in packs
  • 77. a dark region of considerable extent on the surface of the moon
  • 78. a theatrical performer
  • 79. leavened bread baked in a clay oven in India; usually shaped like a teardrop
  • 81. Scottish philosopher of common sense who opposed the ideas of David Hume (1710-1796)
  • 86. macaws
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