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Flashcards in Chapter 18&Epilogue Vocab (ITW) [Emily's] Deck (21):
1

native; early

aboriginal

2

bitter, often poisonous, organic bases occurring naturally in some plants

alkaloids

3

an alkaloid that is poisonous and causes muscles to relax

curare

4

a plant that lies on the ground

decumbent

5

extreme thinness due to lack of nutrition

emaciation

6

something that causes vomiting

emetic

7

rich; feritile

fecund

8

wild, undomesticated

feral

9

a sugar

glucose

10

sinew

gristle

11

bleached or white with age

hoary

12

unable to communicate in a clear way

inarticulate

13

subtly dangerous

insidiously

14

an alkaloid that causes hallucinations

mescaline

15

plenty

munificence

16

affecting the central nervous system

neurological

17

steep; rapid

precipitious

18

the analysis of the spectrum of elements in a sample

spectrographic

19

a poisonous alkaloid

strychnine

20

an instrument that shows how high above the earth an aircraft has climbed

altimeter

21

unusual, out of context, an exception from the norm

anomalous