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1

What is a hydrant?

a fixture in a street or other public place with a nozzle by which a hose may be attached to a water main.

2

What does chronic mean?

(of an illness) persisting for a long time or constantly recurring.

3

What is an archive?

a collection of historical documents or records providing information about a place, institution, or group of people.

4

What is a synonym?

a word or phrase that means exactly or nearly the same as another word or phrase in the same language, for example shut is a synonym of close.

5

What is an antonym?

a word opposite in meaning to another (e.g. bad and good ).

6

What is a democracy?

a system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representatives.

7

What is hydrogen?

a colorless, odorless, highly flammable gas, the chemical element of atomic number 1.

8

What is an aristocrat?

a member of the aristocracy.

"a decadent old blue-blooded aristocrat"

9

What does it mean if something is dehydrated?

 water is removed from something, sometimes in order to preserve and store it.

10

What is a chronicle?

a factual written account of important or historical events in the order of their occurrence

11

What happens if something hydroplanes?

it  slides uncontrollably on the wet surface of a road

12

What is a chronology?

the arrangement of events or dates in the order of their occurrence

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What does it mean if something is described as archaic?

it is very old or old-fashioned

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What is a homonym?

each of two or more words having the same spelling or pronunciation but different meanings and origins.

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What does it mean to synchronize two or more things?

occurring at the same time or rate.

16

What does hydraulic mean?

denoting, relating to, or operated by a liquid moving in a confined space under pressure.

17

What is archaeology?

the study of human history and prehistory through the excavation of sites and the analysis of artifacts and other physical remains.

18

What is anarchy?

a state of disorder due to absence or nonrecognition of authority.

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What does hydroelectric mean?

relating to or denoting the generation of electricity using flowing water (typically from a reservoir held behind a dam or other barrier) to drive a turbine that powers a generator.

20

What is a bureaucracy?

a system of government in which most of the important decisions are made by state officials rather than by elected representatives.