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1

Define the following:

Gudgeon

n. a pivot or spindle on which a bell or other object rotates
n. the tubular part of a hinge into which the pin fits to unite the joint
n. a socket at the stern of a vessel, into which a rudder is fitted
n. a pin holding two blocks of stone together

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Define the following:

Foundry

n. a workshop or factory for casting metal

3

Define the following:

Gantry

n. a bridgelike overhead structure with a platform supporting equipment such as a crane, railroad signals, lights, or cameras
n. a movable framework for supporting and servicing a rocket prior to launching

4

Define the following:

Girder

n. a large iron or steel beam or compund structure for building bridges and the framework of large buildings

5

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Tassel

n. a small piece of stone or wood supporting the end of a beam or joist

6

Define the following:

Joist

n. a length of timber or steel supporting part of the structure of a building, typically arranged in a parallel series to support a floor or ceiling

7

Define the following:

Ocher

n. an earthy pigment containing ferric peroxide, typically with clay, varying from light yellow to brown to red
n. a pale brownish yellow color

8

Define the following:

Hassock

n. a footstool
n. a cushion for kneeling on in church
n. a firm clump of grass or matted vegetation in marshy or boggy ground

9

Define the following:

Mantelpiece

n. a structure of wood, marble, or stone above and around a fireplace
n. a mantelshelf

10

Define the following:

Sideboard

n. a flat-topped piece of furniture with cupboards and drawers, placed along a wall and used for storing dishes, glasses, and table linen
n. a board forming the side, or a part of the side, of a structure, especially a removable board at the side of a truck or trailer

11

Define the following:

Bureau

n. a chest of drawers
n. a writing desk with drawers and typically an angled top opening downward to form a writing surface
n. an office or department for transacting particular business: a news bureau
n. a government department: the intelligence bureau

12

Define the following:

Secretary

n. a writing desk with shelves on top of it

13

Define the following:

Gulch

n. a narrow and steep-sided ravine marking the course of a fast stream

14

Define the following:

Bevel

n. a slope from the horizontal or vertical in carpentry and stonework; a sloping surface or edge
n. (in full bevel square) a tool for marking angles in carpentry and stonework
v. reduce (a square edge on an object) to a sloping edge: a beveled mirror

15

Define the following:

Runnel

n. a narrow channel in the ground for liquid to flow through
n. a brook or rill
n. a small stream of a particular liquid: a runnel of sweat

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Define the following:

Rill

n. a small stream
n. a shallow channel cut in the ground by running water
v. (of water) flow in or as in a rill: the springwater rilled over our cold hands
v. (as adj. rilled) indented with small grooves: blocks of butter pounded into artful shapes with rilled paddles

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Define the following:

Rille

n. a fissure or narrow channel on the moon’s surface

18

Define the following:

Prow

n. the portion of a ship’s bow above water
n. the pointed or projecting front part of something such as a car or building

19

Define the following:

Counterpane

n. a bedspread

20

Define the following:

Coverlet

n. a bed spread, typically less than floor-length

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Define the following:

Cantilever

n. a long projecting beam or girder fixed at only one end, used chiefly in bridge construction
n. a long bracket or beam projecting from a wall to support a balcony, cornice, or similar structure
v. [with obj.] support by a cantilever or cantilevers: a cantilevered deck
v. [no obj.] project as or like a cantilever: a conveyor cantilevered out over the river

22

Define the following:

Morain

n. a mass of rocks and sediments carried down and deposited by a glacier, typically as ridges at its edges or extremity

23

Define the following:

Light (architectural only)

n. a window or opening in a wall to let light in
n. any of the perpendicular divisions of a mullioned window
n. any of the panes of glass forming the roof or side of a greenhouse or the top of a cold frame

24

Define the following:

Piling

n. heavy stakes or posts installed to support the foundations of a superstructure: wooden piling supporting a complex of waterfront buildings

25

Define the following:

Superstructure

n. a structure built on top of something
n. the parts of a ship, other than masts and rigging, built above its hull and main deck
n. the part of a building above its foundations
n. a concept or idea based on others

26

Define the following:

Stoop

n. [in sing.] a posture in which the head and shoulders are habitually bent forward: a tall, thin man with a stoop
n. the downward stoop of a bird of a prey
n. a porch with steps in front of a house or other building

27

Define the following:

Ward

n. a separate room in a hospital, typically one allocated to a particular type of patient: a children’s ward
n. an administrative division of a city or borough that typically elects and is represented by a councilor or councilors
n. a person, usually a minor, under the care and control of a guardian appointed by their parents or a court
n. (usu. wards) any of the internal ridges or bars in a lock that prevent the turning of any key that does not have grooves of corresponding form or size
v. admit (a patient) to a hospital ward

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Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

n. a pivot or spindle on which a bell or other object rotates
n. the tubular part of a hinge into which the pin fits to unite the joint
n. a socket at the stern of a vessel, into which a rudder is fitted
n. a pin holding two blocks of stone together

Gudgeon

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Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

n. a workshop or factory for casting metal

Foundry

30

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

n. a bridgelike overhead structure with a platform supporting equipment such as a crane, railroad signals, lights, or cameras
n. a movable framework for supporting and servicing a rocket prior to launching

Gantry

31

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

n. a large iron or steel beam or compund structure for building bridges and the framework of large buildings

Girder

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Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

n. a small piece of stone or wood supporting the end of a beam or joist

Tassel

33

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

n. a length of timber or steel supporting part of the structure of a building, typically arranged in a parallel series to support a floor or ceiling

Joist

34

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

n. an earthy pigment containing ferric peroxide, typically with clay, varying from light yellow to brown to red
n. a pale brownish yellow color

Ocher

35

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

n. a footstool
n. a cushion for kneeling on in church
n. a firm clump of grass or matted vegetation in marshy or boggy ground

Hassock

36

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

n. a structure of wood, marble, or stone above and around a fireplace
n. a mantelshelf

Mantelpiece

37

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

n. a flat-topped piece of furniture with cupboards and drawers, placed along a wall and used for storing dishes, glasses, and table linen
n. a board forming the side, or a part of the side, of a structure, especially a removable board at the side of a truck or trailer

Sideboard

38

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

n. a chest of drawers
n. a writing desk with drawers and typically an angled top opening downward to form a writing surface
n. an office or department for transacting particular business

Bureau

39

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

n. a writing desk with shelves on top of it

Secretary

40

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

n. a narrow and steep-sided ravine marking the course of a fast stream

Gulch

41

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

n. a slope from the horizontal or vertical in carpentry and stonework; a sloping surface or edge
v. reduce (a square edge on an object) to a sloping edge

Bevel

42

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

n. a narrow channel in the ground for liquid to flow through
n. a brook or rill
n. a small stream of a particular liquid

Runnel

43

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

n. a small stream
n. a shallow channel cut in the ground by running water

Rill

44

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

n. a fissure or narrow channel on the moon’s surface

Rille

45

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

n. the portion of a ship’s bow above water
n. the pointed or projecting front part of something such as a car or building

Prow

46

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

n. a bedspread

Counterpane

47

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

n. a bed spread, typically less than floor-length

Coverlet

48

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

n. a long projecting beam or girder fixed at only one end, used chiefly in bridge construction
n. a long bracket or beam projecting from a wall to support a balcony, cornice, or similar structure

Cantilever

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Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

n. a mass of rocks and sediments carried down and deposited by a glacier, typically as ridges at its edges or extremity

Morain

50

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

n. a window or opening in a wall to let light in
n. any of the perpendicular divisions of a mullioned window
n. any of the panes of glass forming the roof or side of a greenhouse or the top of a cold frame

Light

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Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

n. heavy stakes or posts installed to support the foundations of a superstructure

Piling

52

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

n. a structure built on top of something
n. the parts of a ship, other than masts and rigging, built above its hull and main deck
n. the part of a building above its foundations
n. a concept or idea based on others

Superstructure

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Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

n. a porch with steps in front of a house or other building

Stoop

54

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

n. an administrative division of a city or borough that typically elects and is represented by a councilor or councilors
n. a person, usually a minor, under the care and control of a guardian appointed by their parents or a court

Ward

55

Define the following

Concourse

n. an assemblage; gathering: a concourse of people.
n. a driveway or promenade, especially in a park.
n. a boulevard or other broad thoroughfare.
n. a large open space for accommodating crowds, as in a railroad station.
n. an area or grounds for racing, athletic sports, etc.
n. an act or instance of running or coming together; confluence: a concourse of events.

56

Define the following

Ripple

v. to flow with a light rise and fall or ruffling of the surface
v. (of sound) to undulate or rise and fall in tone, inflection, or magnitude
n. a small wave or undulation, as on water.
n. any similar movement or appearance; a small undulation or wave, as in hair.
n. a small rapid
n.a sound, as of water flowing in ripples: a ripple of laughter

57

Define the following:

Emporium

n. a large retail store, especially one selling a great variety of articles.
n. a place, town, or city of important commerce, especially a principal center of trade: New York is one of the world's great emporiums.

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Define the following:

Cockamamie

adj. ridiculous; implausible

59

Define the following:

Scat

n. a type of jazz singing characterized by improvised vocal sounds instead of words
n. heroin
n. the excrement of an animal
v. to go off hastily (often used in the imperative).
v. (intransitive) to sing jazz in this way

60

Define the following:

Festal

adj. pertaining to or befitting a feast, festival, holiday, or gala occasion.

61

Define the following:

Brine

n. water saturated or strongly impregnated
n. a salt and water solution for pickling
n. the sea or ocean
n. the water of the sea
v. to treat or steep (something) in brine

62

Define the following:

Spool

n. a small cylindrical piece of wood or other material on which yarn is wound in spinning, for use in weaving; a bobbin
n. a small cylinder of wood or other material on which thread, wire, or tape is wound, typically expanded or with a rim at each end and having a hole lengthwise through the center.
n. the material or quantity of material wound on such a device.
n. the cylindrical drum in a reel that bears the line.
v. to wind on a spool
v. to unwind from a spool (usually followed by off or out)
v. to operate (an input/output device) by using buffers in main and secondary storage
v. [no obj.] to wind or unwind

63

Define the following:

Extrude

v. to thrust out; force or press out; expel: to extrude molten rock
v. to form (metal, plastic, etc.) with a desired cross section by forcing it through a die.
v. to protrude
v. to be extruded: the metal extrudes easily

64

Define the following:

Plumb

n. a small mass of lead or other heavy material, as that suspended by a line and used to measure the depth of water or to ascertain a vertical line
adv. in a perpendicular or vertical direction.
v. to test or adjust by a plumb line
v. to make vertical
v. to sound with or as with a plumb line.
v. to measure (depth) by sounding
v. to examine closely in order to discover or understand: to plumb someone's thoughts
v. to seal with lead.

65

Define the following:

Marry

v. to unite intimately: Common economic interests marry the two countries.
v. to combine, connect, or join so as to make more efficient, attractive, or profitable: The latest cameras marry automatic and manual features. A recent merger marries two of the nation's largest corporations.
v. (of two or more foods, wines, etc.) to combine suitably or agreeably; blend: This wine and the strong cheese just don't marry.

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Define the following:

Superimpose

v. to impose, place, or set over, above, or on something else.
v. to put or join as an addition (usually followed by on or upon).
v. to print (an image) over another image so that both are seen at once: The credits were superimposed over the opening scene.

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Define the following:

Fixture

n. something securely, and usually permanently, attached or appended, as to a house, apartment building, etc.: a light fixture; kitchen fixtures.
n. a person or thing long established in the same place or position.
n. a.any of various devices for holding work in a machine tool, especially one for machining in a straight line, as in a planer or milling machine.
b.any of various devices for holding parts in certain positions during welding, assembly, etc.
n. an event that takes place regularly.

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Define the following:

Hull

n. the husk, shell, or outer covering of a seed or fruit.
n. the calyx of certain fruits, as the strawberry.
n. any covering or envelope.
v. to remove the hull of.
v. to shell (peas or beans).

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Define the following:

Calyx

n the outermost group of floral parts; the sepals
n. a cuplike part

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Define the following:

Divot

n. a piece of turf gouged out with a club in making a stroke.
n. a piece of turf.

71

Define the folowing:

Ribbon

n. a woven strip or band of fine material, as silk or rayon, varying in width and finished off at the edges, used for ornament, tying, etc.
n. a band of inked material used in a typewriter, adding machine, etc., that supplies ink for printing the figure on the striking typeface onto the paper beneath.
n. torn or ragged strips; shreds: torn to ribbons
n. a long, thin flexible band of metal, as for a spring, a band saw, or a tapeline.
v. to adorn with ribbon.
v. to separate into ribbonlike strips.
v. to form in ribbonlike strips.

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Define the following:

Besot

v. to intoxicate or stupefy with drink
v. to make stupid or foolish: the stories had besotted her mind with fear and suspicion
v. to infatuate; obsess: youth and beauty have a tendency to besot middle-aged men

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Define the following:

Potsherd

n. a broken pottery fragment, especially one of archaeological value

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Define the following:

Fane

n a temple
n. a church

75

Define the following:

Cerebral

adj, of or relating to the cerebrum or the brain
adj. characterized by the use of intellect rather than intuition or instinct

76

Define the following:

Snub

v. to treat with disdain or contempt, especially by ignoring
v. to check or reject with a sharp rebuke or remark
v. to check or stop suddenly (a rope or cable that is running out)
v. to check (a boat, an unbroken horse, etc.) by means of a rope or line made fast to a fixed object
v. to pull up or stop abruptly in such a manner
adj. (of the nose) short and turned up at the tip
adj. blunt

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Define the following:

Ewer

n. a pitcher with a wide spout

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Define the following:

Palfrey

n. a riding horse, as distinguished from a war horse
n. a saddle horse particularly suitable for women

79

Define the following:

Ropy

adj. forming viscid or glutinous thread, as a liquid

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Define the following:

Glutinous

adj. of the nature of glue; gluey; viscid; sticky

81

Define the following:

Hippodrome

n. an arena or structure for equestrian and other spectacles
n (in ancient Greece and Rome) an oval track for horse races and chariot races

82

Define the following:

Manful

adj. having or showing boldness, courage, or strength; absolute

83

Define the following:

Offshore

adv. in a foreign country
adj. registered, located, conducted, or operated in a foreign country

84

Define the following:

Corpulence

n. bulkiness or largeness of body; fatness; portliness

85

Define the following:

Paternity

n the state of being a father; fatherhood
n. derivation or acquirement from a father
n. origin or authorship
adj. noting or pertaining to a legal dispute in which an unwed mother accuses a man for being the father of her child

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Define the following:

Poniard

n. a small, slender dagger
v. to stab with a poniard

87

Define the following:

Facility

n. something that permits the easier performance of an action, course of conduct, etc.
n. readiness or ease due to skill, aptitude, or practice; dexterity: to compose with great facility
n. ready compliance: her facility in organizing and directing made her an excellent supervisor
n. an easy-flowing manner: facility of style
n. freedom from difficulty, controversy, misunderstanding, etc.: facility of understanding

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Define the following:

Conflate

v. to fuse into one entity; merge: to conflate dissenting voices into one protest

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Define the following:

Knot

n. a group or cluster of persons or things: a knot of spectators

90

Define the following:

Headpiece

n. the top piece or part of any of various things
n. any covering for the head

91

Define the following:

Impracticable

adj. (of ground, places. etc.) impassable
adj. (of persons) hard to deal with because of stubbornness, stupidity, etc.

92

Define the the following:

Houseroom

n. lodging or accomodation in a house

93

Define the following:

Fete

n. a day of celebration; holiday
n. a festive celebration or entertainment
n. a religious feast or festival
v. to entertain at or honor with a fete: to fete a visiting celebrity

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Define the following:

Sanitarium

n. an institution for the preservation or recovery of health, especially for convalescence; health resort

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Define the following:

Immanent

adj. remaining within; indwelling; inherent
adj. (of a mental act) taking place within the mind of the subject and having no effect outside of it; contrast with transeunt
adj. (of the Deity) indwelling the universe, time, etc.; contrast with transcendent

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Define the following:

Jowl

n. a jaw, especially the lower jaw
n. the cheek

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Define the following:

Betake

v. to cause to go (usually used reflexively): she betook herself to town

98

Define the following:

Engage

v. to secure for aid, employment, use, etc.; hire: to engage a worker; to engage a room
v. to attract or please
v. to bind, as by pldge, promise, contract, or oath; make liable: he engaged himself to repay his debt

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Define the following:

Plash

n. a gentle splash
n. a pool or puddle
v. to splash gently

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Define the following:

Situation

n. manner of being situated; location or position with reference to environment: the situation of the house allowed for a beautiful view
n. a place or locality

101

Define the following:

Index

n. a sequential arrangement of material, especially in alphabetical or numerical order
n. something used or serving to point out; a sign, token, or indication: a true index of his character

102

Define the following:

List

v. to be offered for sale, as in a catalog, at a specified price: the radio lists at $49.95

103

Define the following:

Leverage

n. the action of a lever
n. the use of a small initial investment, credit, or borrowed funds to gain a profit
v. to use (a quality or advantage) to obtain a desired effect or result: leverage one's past experiences to get a job
v. to provide with leverage: The board of directors plans to leverage two failing branches of the company with an influx of cash.
v. to invest or arrange (invested funds) using leverage.
v. to exert power or influence on: It was Joe who leveraged her to change her habits.

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Define the following:

Bumptious

adj. offensively self-assertive

105

Define the following:

Tragus

n. a fleshy prominence at the front of the external opening of the ear

106

Define the following:

Aphasia

n. the loss of a previously held ability to speak or understand spoken or written language, due to disease or injury of the brain

107

Define the following:

Dotty

adj. crazy or eccentric.
adj. feeble or unsteady in gait.
adj. very enthusiastic or infatuated (usually followed by about or over)

108

Define the following:

Escarpment

n. a long, precipitous, clifflike ridge of land, rock, or the like, commonly formed by faulting or fracturing of the earth's crust
n. ground cut into an escarp around a fortification or defensive position.

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Define the following:

Escarp

n. the inner slope or wall of the ditch surrounding a rampart.
n. any similar steep slope.
v. to make into an escarp; give a steep slope to; furnish with escarps.

110

Define the following:

Felicitate

v. to compliment upon a happy event; congratulate.
v. to make happy.
adj. made happy

111

Define the following:

Barbate

adj. tufted or furnished with hairs; bearded

112

Define the following:

Samsara

n. the process of coming into existence as a differentiated, mortal creature.
n. the endless series of births, deaths, and rebirths

113

Define the following:

Covert

adj. covered; sheltered
adj. (of a wife) under the protection of one's husband.
n. a covering; cover.
n. a shelter or hiding place.
n. concealment or disguise.
n. a thicket giving shelter to wild animals or game.
n. also called tectrix; one of the small feathers that cover the bases of the large feathers of the wings and tail.

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Define the following:

Quick

n. living persons: the quick and the dead
n. the tender, sensitive flesh of the living body, especially that under the nails: nails bitten down to the quick
n. the vital or most important part
n. a line of shrubs or plants, especially of hawthorn, forming a hedge
n. a single shrub or plant in such a hedge

115

Define the following:

Draw

v. to move or pass, especially slowly or continuously, as under a pulling force (often followed by on, off, out, etc.): The day draws near
v. to produce or permit a draft, as a pipe or flue
n. something that attracts customers, an audience, etc.

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Define the following:

Flue

n. a passage or duct for smoke in a chimney.
n. any duct or passage for air, gas, or the like.
n. a tube, especially a large one, in a fire-tube boiler.

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Define the following:

Intermit

v. to discontinue temporarily; suspend

118

Define the following:

Parlay

v. to bet or gamble (an original amount and its winnings) on a subsequent race, contest, etc.
v. to use (one's money, talent, or other assets) to achieve a desired objective, as spectacular wealth or success: He parlayed a modest inheritance into a fortune.
n. a bet of an original sum and the subsequent winnings.

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Define the following:

Finagling

v. to trick, swindle, or cheat (a person) (often followed by out of): He finagled the backers out of a fortune.
v. to get or achieve (something) by guile, trickery, or manipulation: to finagle an assignment to the Membership Committee.
v. to practice deception or fraud; scheme.

120

Define the following:

Dentition

n. the makeup of a set of teeth including their kind, number, and arrangement
n. the eruption or cutting of the teeth; teething; odontiasis.

121

Define the following:

Anaculothon

n. a construction involving a break in grammatical sequence, as It makes me so—I just get angry
n. an instance of a lack of grammatical sequence or coherence, especially in a sentence (anacoluthia)

122

Define the following:

Cruciferous

adj. bearing a cross

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Define the following:

Confraternity

n. a lay brotherhood devoted to some purpose, especially to religious or charitable service.
n. a society or organization, especially of men, united for some purpose or in some profession.

124

Define the following:

Miscegenation

n. marriage or cohabitation between two people from different racial groups, especially, in the U.S., between a black person and a white person: In 1968 the Supreme Court ruled unanimously that state laws prohibiting miscegenation were unconstitutional.
n. sexual relations between two people from different racial backgrounds that results in the conception of a mixed-race child.

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Define the following:

Endoscope

n. a slender, tubular optical instrument used as a viewing system for examining an inner part of the body and, with an attached instrument, for biopsy or surgery

126

Define the following:

Prognathous

n. the removal for diagnostic study of a piece of tissue from a living body.
n. a specimen obtained from a biopsy.
v. to remove (living tissue) for diagnostic evaluation.

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Define the following:

Cognate

adj. related by birth; of the same parentage, descent, etc.
adj. descended from the same language or form: such cognate languages as French and Spanish.
adj. allied or similar in nature or quality.
n. a person or thing cognate with another.
n. a cognate word: The English word cold is a cognate of German kalt.

128

Define the following:

Skim

v. to take up or remove (floating matter) from the surface of a liquid, as with a spoon or ladle: to skim the cream from milk.
v. to clear (liquid) thus: to skim milk.
v. to become covered with a thin film or layer
n. an act or instance of skimming.
n. something that is skimmed off.
n. a thin layer or film formed on the surface of something, especially a liquid, as the coagulated protein material formed on boiled milk.
n. a thin layer, as of mortar.

129

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

n. a driveway or promenade, especially in a park.
n. a boulevard or other broad thoroughfare.
n. a large open space for accommodating crowds, as in a railroad station.
n. an area or grounds for racing, athletic sports, etc.

Concourse

130

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

v. to flow with a light rise and fall or ruffling of the surface
v. (of sound) to undulate or rise and fall in tone, inflection, or magnitude
n. a small wave or undulation, as on water.

Ripple

131

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

n. a large retail store, especially one selling a great variety of articles.
n. a place, town, or city of important commerce, especially a principal center of trade

Emporium

132

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

adj. ridiculous; implausible

Cockamamie

133

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

n. a type of jazz singing characterized by improvised vocal sounds instead of words
n. heroin
n. the excrement of an animal

Scat

134

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

adj. pertaining to or befitting a feast, festival, holiday, or gala occasion.

Festal

135

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

n. water saturated or strongly impregnated
n. a salt and water solution for pickling
n. the sea or ocean

Brine

136

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

v. to operate (an input/output device) by using buffers in main and secondary storage
v. [no obj.] to wind or unwind

Spool

137

Which of your vocabulary words mean the following?

v. to thrust out; force or press out; expel: to extrude molten rock
v. to form (metal, plastic, etc.) with a desired cross section by forcing it through a die.

Extrude

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v. to measure (depth) by sounding
v. to examine closely in order to discover or understand
v. to seal with lead
v. to make vertical

Plumb

139

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v. to combine, connect, or join so as to make more efficient, attractive, or profitable

Marry

140

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v. to impose, place, or set over, above, or on something else.
v. to put or join as an addition (usually followed by on or upon).

Superimpose

141

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n. a person or thing long established in the same place or position.
n. a.any of various devices for holding work in a machine tool, especially one for machining in a straight line, as in a planer or milling machine.
b.any of various devices for holding parts in certain positions during welding, assembly, etc.
n. an event that takes place regularly.

Fixture

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n. the husk, shell, or outer covering of a seed or fruit.
n. the calyx of certain fruits, as the strawberry.
n. any covering or envelope.

Hull

143

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n the outermost group of floral parts; the sepals
n. a cuplike part

Calyx

144

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n. a piece of turf gouged out with a club in making a stroke.
n. a piece of turf.

Divot

145

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n. a band of inked material used in a typewriter, adding machine, etc., that supplies ink for printing the figure on the striking typeface onto the paper beneath.
n. torn or ragged strips; shreds
n. a long, thin flexible band of metal, as for a spring, a band saw, or a tapeline.

Ribbon

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v. to intoxicate or stupefy with drink
v. to make stupid or foolish

Besot

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n. a broken pottery fragment, especially one of archaeological value

Potsherd

148

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n a temple
n. a church

Fane

149

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adj. characterized by the use of intellect rather than intuition or instinct

Cerebral

150

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v. to treat with disdain or contempt, especially by ignoring
v. to check or reject with a sharp rebuke or remark
v. to check or stop suddenly (a rope or cable that is running out)
v. to check (a boat, an unbroken horse, etc.) by means of a rope or line made fast to a fixed object
v. to pull up or stop abruptly in such a manner

Snub

151

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n. a pitcher with a wide spout

Ewer

152

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n. a riding horse, as distinguished from a war horse
n. a saddle horse particularly suitable for women

Palfrey

153

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adj. forming viscid or glutinous thread, as a liquid

Ropy

154

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adj. of the nature of glue; gluey; viscid; sticky

Glutinous

155

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n. an arena or structure for equestrian and other spectacles
n (in ancient Greece and Rome) an oval track for horse races and chariot races

Hippodrome

156

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adj. reckless; careless; rollicking

Devil-may-care

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adj. having or showing boldness, courage, or strength; absolute

Manful

158

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adv. in a foreign country
adj. registered, located, conducted, or operated in a foreign country

Offshore

159

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n. bulkiness or largeness of body; fatness; portliness

Corpulence

160

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n. derivation or acquirement from a father
n. origin or authorship

Paternity

161

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n. a small, slender dagger

Poniard

162

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n. readiness or ease due to skill, aptitude, or practice; dexterity
n. an easy-flowing manner
n. freedom from difficulty, controversy, misunderstanding, etc.

Facility

163

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v. to fuse into one entity; merge

Conflate

164

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n. a group or cluster of persons or things

Knot

165

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n. the top piece or part of any of various things
n. any covering for the head

Headpiece

166

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adj. (of ground, places. etc.) impassable
adj. (of persons) hard to deal with because of stubbornness, stupidity, etc.

Impracticable

167

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n. lodging or accomodation in a house

Houseroom

168

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n. a day of celebration; holiday
n. a festive celebration or entertainment
n. a religious feast or festival

Fete

169

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n. an institution for the preservation or recovery of health, especially for convalescence; health resort

Sanitarium

170

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adj. remaining within; indwelling; inherent
adj. (of a mental act) taking place within the mind of the subject and having no effect outside of it; contrast with transeunt
adj. (of the Deity) indwelling the universe, time, etc.; contrast with transcendent

Immanent

171

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n. a jaw, especially the lower jaw
n. the cheek

Jowl

172

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v. to cause to go (usually used reflexively)

Betake

173

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v. to secure for aid, employment, use, etc.; hire
v. to attract or please
v. to bind, as by pldge, promise, contract, or oath; make liable

Engage

174

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n. a gentle splash
n. a pool or puddle
v. to splash gently

Plash

175

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n. a place or locality

Situation

176

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n. a sequential arrangement of material, especially in alphabetical or numerical order
n. something used or serving to point out; a sign, token, or indication

Index

177

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v. to be offered for sale, as in a catalog, at a specified price

List

178

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n. the use of a small initial investment, credit, or borrowed funds to gain a profit
v. to use (a quality or advantage) to obtain a desired effect or result
v. to exert power or influence on

Leverage

179

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adj. offensively self-assertive

Bumptious

180

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n. a fleshy prominence at the front of the external opening of the ear

Tragus

181

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n. the loss of a previously held ability to speak or understand spoken or written language, due to disease or injury of the brain

Aphasia

182

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adj. crazy or eccentric.
adj. feeble or unsteady in gait.
adj. very enthusiastic or infatuated (usually followed by about or over)

Dotty

183

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n. a long, precipitous, clifflike ridge of land, rock, or the like, commonly formed by faulting or fracturing of the earth's crust

Escarpment

184

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n. the inner slope or wall of the ditch surrounding a rampart.
n. any similar steep slope.

Escarp

185

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v. to compliment upon a happy event; congratulate.
v. to make happy.

Felicitate

186

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adj. tufted or furnished with hairs; bearded

Barbate

187

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n. the process of coming into existence as a differentiated, mortal creature.
n. the endless series of births, deaths, and rebirths

Samsara

188

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adj. covered; sheltered
adj. (of a wife) under the protection of one's husband.
n. a covering; cover.
n. a shelter or hiding place.

Covert

189

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n. living persons
n. the tender, sensitive flesh of the living body, especially that under the nailsn. the vital or most important part

Quick

190

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v. to move or pass, especially slowly or continuously, as under a pulling force (often followed by on, off, out, etc.)
v. to produce or permit a draft, as a pipe or flue
n. something that attracts customers, an audience, etc.

Draw

191

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n. a passage or duct for smoke in a chimney.
n. any duct or passage for air, gas, or the like.
n. a tube, especially a large one, in a fire-tube boiler.

Flue

192

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v. to discontinue temporarily; suspend

Intermit

193

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v. to bet or gamble (an original amount and its winnings) on a subsequent race, contest, etc.
v. to use (one's money, talent, or other assets) to achieve a desired objective, as spectacular wealth or success
n. a bet of an original sum and the subsequent winnings.

Parlay

194

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v. to trick, swindle, or cheat (a person) (often followed by out of)
v. to get or achieve (something) by guile, trickery, or manipulation
v. to practice deception or fraud; scheme.

Finagle

195

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n. the makeup of a set of teeth including their kind, number, and arrangement
n. the eruption or cutting of the teeth; teething; odontiasis.

Dentition

196

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n. a construction involving a break in grammatical sequence, as It makes me so—I just get angry
n. an instance of a lack of grammatical sequence or coherence, especially in a sentence

Anacoluthon

197

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adj. bearing a cross

Cruciferous

198

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n. a lay brotherhood devoted to some purpose, especially to religious or charitable service.
n. a society or organization, especially of men, united for some purpose or in some profession.

Confraternity

199

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n. marriage or cohabitation between two people from different racial groups, especially, in the U.S., between a black person and a white person

Miscegenation

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n. a slender, tubular optical instrument used as a viewing system for examining an inner part of the body and, with an attached instrument, for biopsy or surgery

Endoscope

201

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n. the removal for diagnostic study of a piece of tissue from a living body.
n. a specimen obtained from a biopsy.
v. to remove (living tissue) for diagnostic evaluation.

Prognathous

202

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adj. related by birth; of the same parentage, descent, etc.
adj. descended from the same language or form: such cognate languages as French and Spanish.
adj. allied or similar in nature or quality.

Cognate

203

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v. to take up or remove (floating matter) from the surface of a liquid, as with a spoon or ladle: to skim the cream from milk.
n. a thin layer or film formed on the surface of something, especially a liquid, as the coagulated protein material formed on boiled milk.
n. a thin layer, as of mortar.

Skim