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Aurora

A glow of display of light

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Chars

Matter blackened by burning

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Graft

Illegal or questionable contributions; bribes

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Franchise

A special right or privilege

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Infinitesimally

In an extremely small way

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Temperament

Ones nature or personality

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Paradox

Statement that contradicts itself

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Cavernous

Cave like

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Delirium

Crazed thoughts or mental confusions

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Resilient

Capable of withstanding shock

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Piston

A machine part that moves up and down

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Mail

Armor made of metal links or plates

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Undulate

Move in waves

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Taint

Contaminating mark or influence

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Subliminal

Below the threshold of consciousness

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Scrabbled

Groped clumsily

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Mayhem

Confusion, violence

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Trajectory

Curved path through space

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Choreographed

Arranged or directed movements

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Vortex

Something the resembles a whirlpool

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Whorls

Things that whirl, coil, or spiral

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Synchronization

Having sound happen at same time as action

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Domain

Territory

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Persona

Personality on projects in public

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Avatar

Electronic image that represents the computer user.

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Terrain

Landscape or territory

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Submerged

Under water

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Magus

Magician or sorcerer

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Gargoyles

Grotesque human or animal figures

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Spawned

Generated or brought into existence

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Seminal

Strongly influencing later developments

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Hierarchical

Arranged by rank

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Abrasive

Rough harsh

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Dendrites

Brain cells that serve as connectors and receive messages

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Cybernetic

Having quality of humans and machines combined

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Mutually

In a mutual relationship

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Ecology

Branch of biology that deals with the relations of organisms to one another and their physical surrounding

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Phlegm

Mucus in breathing passages

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Flotsam

Floating refuse

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Cape

Point of land jutting into sea

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Labyrinths

Places full of intricate passageways and blind alleys

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Virile

Manly; masterful

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Furrows

Grooves channels

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Jubilation

Joyfulness

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Frivolity

Foolishness

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Escarpment

Long cliff or steep slope

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Promontory

A high point of land