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  • 1. (from the Sanskrit word for `knowledge') any of the most ancient sacred writings of Hinduism written in early Sanskrit; traditionally believed to comprise the Samhitas, the Brahmanas, the Aranyakas, and the Upanishads
  • 5. (mathematics) the set of values of the dependent variable for which a function is defined
  • 10. take into one's possession
  • 14. any of various brown and yellow finches of parts of Europe
  • 15. relating to or derived from the sun or utilizing the energies of the sun
  • 16. the trail left by a person or an animal; what the hunter follows in pursuing game
  • 18. turn sharply; change direction abruptly
  • 19. a Dravidian language closely related to Tamil that is spoken in a hilly section of southwestern India
  • 20. a region in southeastern Italy on the Adriatic
  • 22. a steep artificial slope in front of a fortification
  • 24. a map showing planned or actual features of an area (streets and building lots etc.)
  • 25. the unit of plane angle adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites; equal to the angle at the center of a circle subtended by an arc equal in length to the radius (approximately 57.295 degrees)
  • 26. relatively small long-winged tube-nosed bird that flies far from land
  • 27. the capital city of Vietnam; located in North Vietnam
  • 29. a game in which numbered balls are drawn at random and players cover the corresponding numbers on their cards
  • 30. a small thin crisp cake or cookie
  • 32. Canadian writer noted for his analyses of the mass media (1911-1980)
  • 34. United States writer noted for his droll epigrams (1902-1971)
  • 38. aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar
  • 39. a self-report personality inventory consisting of 550 items that describe feelings or actions which the person is asked to agree with or disagree with; many scales estimating traits and qualities of personality have been developed using ____ items
  • 41. type genus of the Oriolidae
  • 43. a personal enemy
  • 44. having the equatorial diameter greater than the polar diameter; being flattened at the poles
  • 50. a day on which university students hold a rag
  • 51. (used to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or reason or as a result
  • 52. a long narrow lagoon near the mouth of a river
  • 53. an independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia)
  • 54. leaf or strip from a leaf of the talipot palm used in India for writing paper
  • 55. migratory
  • 56. baseball player who died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (1903-1941)
  • 58. macular degeneration that is age-related
  • 59. the domain controlled by a duke or duchess
  • 60. the part of NOAA that maintains the world's largest active archive of weather data
  • 62. a sweetened beverage of diluted fruit juice
  • 63. a Russian river in Siberia; flows northward into the Laptev Sea
  • 64. a tube through which darts can be shot by blowing
  • 69. of or relating to Switzerland or its people or culture
  • 71. relating to or characterized by an aura
  • 72. an orderly pile
  • 75. an enzyme secreted in the digestive tract that catalyzes the breakdown of fats into individual fatty acids that can be absorbed into the bloodstream
  • 80. the scum formed by oxidation at the surface of molten metals
  • 82. admit openly and bluntly; make no bones about
  • 83. undamaged in any way
  • 84. a three-legged rack used for support
  • 85. one of the often brightly colored and branching hornlike structures on the back of the nudibranch (and other related mollusks) that serve as gills
  • 87. Celtic god of the waves; son of Arianrhod
  • 88. swelling from excessive accumulation of watery fluid in cells, tissues, or serous cavities
  • 89. unable to move or resist motion
  • 90. the Na-Dene language of the _____
  • 91. mild yellow Dutch cheese made in balls encased in a red covering
  • 92. after the expected or usual time; delayed
  • 93. Egyptian goddess of fertility; daughter of Geb; sister and wife of Osiris
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  • 1. literature in metrical form
  • 2. upright in position or posture
  • 3. 100 _____s equal 1 rial in Iran
  • 4. (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; brother of Peter; patron saint of Scotland
  • 5. the Pakistan intelligence agency; a powerful and almost autonomous political and military force; has procured nuclear technology and delivery capabilities; has had strong ties with the Taliban and other militant Islamic groups
  • 6. localized scleroderma
  • 7. pertaining to alulae
  • 8. a mountain peak in the Andes in Argentina (21,654 feet high)
  • 9. (Greek mythology) the Muse of lyric and love poetry
  • 10. a male monarch or emperor (especially of Russia prior to 1917)
  • 11. fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised
  • 12. either of two spiral-horned antelopes of the African bush
  • 13. a crude stone artifact (as a chipped flint); possibly the earliest tools
  • 14. treat badly
  • 17. a long noosed rope used to catch animals
  • 21. (old-fashioned or informal) in a little while
  • 23. causing irritation or annoyance
  • 28. (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous
  • 31. a cooperative nationwide system of banks and associations providing credit to farmers and related businesses; originally capitalized by the federal government but now owned by its members and borrowers
  • 33. a federation of North American industrial unions that merged with the American Federation of Labor in 1955
  • 34. a constitutional monarchy in northern Europe on the western side of the Scandinavian Peninsula; achieved independence from Sweden in 1905
  • 35. an edible seaweed with a mild flavor
  • 36. a Shiite tradition of temporary marriage permitted in Iran that allows a couple to specify the terms of their relationship; can last from a few minutes to 99 years
  • 37. (Norse mythology) a blind god; misled by Loki, he kills his brother Balder by throwing a shaft of mistletoe
  • 39. a fungus that produces a superficial growth on various kinds of damp or decaying organic matter
  • 40. a city in Arizona just to the east of Phoenix; originally a suburb of Phoenix
  • 42. the basic unit of money in Georgia
  • 43. a corporation authorized by Congress to provide a secondary market for residential mortgages
  • 45. Russian poet (1880-1921)
  • 46. print slanderous statements against
  • 47. any organic compound containing the group -CONH2
  • 48. a sharp hooked claw especially on a bird of prey
  • 49. an injection of a liquid through the anus to stimulate evacuation; sometimes used for diagnostic purposes
  • 51. any of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping; semiaquatic and terrestrial species
  • 55. mixture of untoasted dry cereals and fruits
  • 57. large African antelope having a head with horns like an ox and a long tufted tail
  • 59. an antiviral drug used to combat HIV infection
  • 61. the portion of the vertebrate nervous system consisting of the brain and spinal cord
  • 62. hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment
  • 64. strong woody fibers obtained especially from the phloem of from various plants
  • 65. the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
  • 66. alloy of copper and tin and zinc; used in imitation gold jewelry
  • 67. used especially of timbers or boards; bent out of shape usually by moisture
  • 68. a tumor of the brain consisting of neuroglia
  • 69. a player who makes a score in a game or contest
  • 70. the Indic language of Sind which is spoken also in western India
  • 73. implied by or inferred from actions or statements
  • 74. oats
  • 76. Asian rat snakes
  • 77. a small Hawaiian tree with hard dark wood
  • 78. a large number or amount
  • 79. an inactive volcano in Sicily; last erupted in 1961; the highest volcano in Europe (10,500 feet)
  • 81. (Old Testament) in Judeo-Christian mythology; the first man and the husband of Eve and the progenitor of the human race
  • 86. an infection of the sebaceous gland of the eyelid
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