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Seismograph

(n) a device that writes down (records) the movements of the earth

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Autograph

(n) the writing of one's own name

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Cartography

(n) mapmaking; the writing involved in making maps or charts

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Autobiography

(v) writing about a person's life written by that person

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Homograph

(n) a word written the same way as another word but having a different meaning

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Biography

(n) a book written about a person's life

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Paragraph

(n) a section of writing that has a topic and concluding sentence

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Photography

(n) the use of light to record an image using a camera

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Phonograph

(n) record player; a device that turns the writing on records into sound

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Bibliography

(n) the written list of all the books used in a report or book

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Transmit

(v)n to send something across places; to pass along

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Emit

(v) to send out or give off (such as an odor)

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Remit

(v) to send back (usually related to paying bills)

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Submit

(v) to "send" yourself under someone else's control; to give in to someone else's power

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Missile

(n) a weapon designed to be sent in the direction of a target

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Dismiss

(v) to send someone out; to let someone leave

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Admit

(v) to send someone in; to allow someone to enter

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Omit

(v) to leave out; to not send

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Intermission

(n) a break between acts of a play or performance during which people are sent out for snacks or stretch breaks

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Mission

(n) a special duty or function which a person or group is sent out to do

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Porter

an attendant who carries travelers' luggage for them

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Transport

to carry something from one place to antoher

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Portable

capable of being easily carried

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Import

to carry into the country

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Support

to carry the weight of something

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Export

to carry out of the country

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Portage

the route over which boats and supplies are carried overland from one lake to another

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Deport

to carry or send away from the country; to banish

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Report

a collection of writings that carries information to be shared again with someone new

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Portfolio

a case for carrying loose papers

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Speculate

to look at and think about something from different points of view

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Circumspect

careful to look at all possibilities before acting; cautious; aware of the consequences

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Perspective

one way of looking at things

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Spectacle

something displayed for the public to see

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Spectacles

glasses that help someone see better

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Inspect

to look at carefully in search of flaws

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Spectator

a person who watches something, such as a sporting event

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Introspection

the act of looking into you own thoughts and feelings

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Retrospective

looking back at past things

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Respect

to look up to someone; to show honor