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  • 1. pretentious or silly talk or writing
  • 5. (Hinduism) a posture or manner of sitting (as in the practice of yoga)
  • 10. provide with a ____
  • 14. a song that was formerly popular
  • 15. one of the green parts that form the calyx of a flower
  • 16. a local tax on property (usually used in the plural)
  • 18. guess correctly; solve by _____ing
  • 19. leafless East Indian vine; its sour milky juice formerly used to make an intoxicating drink
  • 20. enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
  • 22. an artificial or inferior substitute or imitation
  • 24. seize upon or latch onto something
  • 25. any substance that can be used as food
  • 26. and others ('et al.' is used as an abbreviation of `et alii' (masculine plural) or `et aliae' (feminine plural) or `et alia' (neuter plural) when referring to a number of people)
  • 27. an ancient city in Asia Minor that was the site of the Trojan War
  • 29. possessing life
  • 30. an informal British abbreviation of _____val
  • 32. someone who sculls (moves a long oar pivoted on the back of the boat to propel the boat forward)
  • 34. a support for two adjacent bridge spans
  • 38. the local time at the 0 meridian passing through Greenwich, England; it is the same everywhere
  • 39. gather and spend time together
  • 41. a toroidal shape
  • 43. the Tibeto-Burman language spoken in the Dali region of Yunnan
  • 44. a high-crowned black cap (usually made of felt or sheepskin) worn by men in Turkey and Iran and the Caucasus
  • 50. (slang) offensive term for Native Americans
  • 51. bulky greyish-brown eagle with a short wedge-shaped white tail; of Europe and Greenland
  • 52. goods carried by a large vehicle
  • 53. malodorous tropical plant having a spathe that resembles the corolla of a morning glory and attains a diameter of several feet
  • 54. characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance
  • 55. to no avail
  • 56. not easily excited or upset
  • 58. one of the five major classes of immunoglobulins; present in blood serum in small amounts
  • 59. the act of liberating someone or something
  • 60. large sweet juicy hybrid between tangerine and grapefruit having a thick wrinkled skin
  • 62. a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine
  • 63. violent state of the elements
  • 64. Italian astronomer and mathematician who was the first to use a telescope to study the stars; demonstrated that different weights descend at the same rate; perfected the refracting telescope that enabled him to make many discoveries (1564-1642)
  • 69. the capital of South Korea and the largest city of Asia; located in northwestern South Korea
  • 71. a long noosed rope used to catch animals
  • 72. a projecting bay window corbeled or cantilevered out from a wall
  • 75. the twelfth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about February 19 to March 20
  • 80. a legendary king of the Britons (possibly based on a historical figure in the 6th century but the story has been retold too many times to be sure); said to have led the Knights of the Round Table at Camelot
  • 82. to a remarkable degree or extent
  • 83. any of numerous long-tailed American finches
  • 84. a state in the southwestern United States
  • 85. treat carefully
  • 87. the basic unit of money in Nigeria
  • 88. a mechanical device used for dicing food
  • 89. a naturally occurring glyceride of oleic acid that is found in fats and oils
  • 90. communicate electronically on the computer
  • 91. a river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine
  • 92. a region of eastern South Africa on the Indian Ocean
  • 93. prong on a fork or pitchfork or antler
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  • 1. utter impulsively
  • 2. a port city of south central Ukraine on an arm of the Black Sea
  • 3. a plant fiber used for making rope
  • 4. (Greek mythology) the goddess of the hearth and its fire in ancient mythology; identified with Roman Vesta
  • 5. strong elastic wood of any of various ___ trees; used for furniture and tool handles and sporting goods such as baseball bats
  • 6. surrounded or enclosed by the sea
  • 7. (Greek mythology) Greek god of light; god of prophecy and poetry and music and healing; son of Zeus and Leto; twin brother of Artemis
  • 8. a river in southeastern Australia that flows generally northwest to join the Darling River
  • 9. a siege and massacre at a mission in San Antonio in 1836; Mexican forces under Santa Anna besieged and massacred American rebels who were fighting to make Texas independent of Mexico
  • 10. completely wanting or lacking
  • 11. Soviet physicist who worked on low temperature physics (1908-1968)
  • 12. as one chooses or pleases
  • 13. small Old World burrowing desert rodent with long soft pale fur and hind legs adapted for leaping
  • 14. a molding that (in section) has the shape of an S with the convex part above and the concave part below
  • 17. anything that remedies or heals or soothes
  • 21. a nobleman (duke or marquis or earl or viscount or baron) who is a member of the British ____age
  • 23. a crude homemade pistol
  • 28. inflammation of the urethra of unknown cause
  • 31. a syndrome that occurs in many women from 2 to 14 days before the onset of menstruation
  • 33. counting the number of white and red blood cells and the number of platelets in 1 cubic millimeter of blood
  • 34. United States civil rights leader who refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man in Montgomery (Alabama) and so triggered the national Civil Rights movement (born in 1913)
  • 35. unable to move or resist motion
  • 36. give qualities or abilities to
  • 37. syncopated music in duple time for dancing the _____
  • 39. any of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles
  • 40. the right to take another's property if an obligation is not discharged
  • 42. set down according to a plan:
  • 43. (Norse mythology) god of poetry and music; son of Odin
  • 45. an inflammatory disease involving the sebaceous glands of the skin; characterized by papules or pustules or comedones
  • 46. edible red seaweeds
  • 47. the capital of Cape Verde on Sao Tiago Island
  • 48. acquiring desirable qualities by being left undisturbed for some time
  • 49. perform a ceremonious bow
  • 51. that which causes harm or destruction or misfortune
  • 55. enter uninvited
  • 57. the dialect of Chinese spoken in Canton and neighboring provinces and in Hong Kong and elsewhere outside China
  • 59. the United Nations agency concerned with the international organization of food and agriculture
  • 61. any thick, viscous matter
  • 62. annual or perennial herbs or vines of tropical and subtropical America and Asia and Africa
  • 64. the mother of your father or mother
  • 65. open to or abounding in fresh air
  • 66. a republic in northeastern Europe on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea
  • 67. a Greek island to the west of Greece; in Homeric legend Odysseus was its king
  • 68. someone who communicates high praise
  • 69. hidden from general view or use
  • 70. a small or young lion
  • 73. continue uninterrupted
  • 74. any plant of the genus _____
  • 76. a Hindu religious teacher; used as a title of respect
  • 77. of or relating to Chios
  • 78. inspiring a feeling of fear; strange and frightening
  • 79. an indication of approved or superior status
  • 81. marked by an uncommon quality; especially superlative or extreme of its kind
  • 86. an inflammatory complication of leprosy that results in painful skin lesions on the arms and legs and face
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