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Resistant to a particular toxin or infection

Immune

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Not showing proper respect rude

Impertinent

3

A conclusion reached at the basis of evidence and reasoning

Inference

4

The examination or observation of ones own mental processes

Introspection

5

Having or expressing a lively, cheerful, and self-confident mood

Jaunty

6

Cheerful and friendly

Jovial

7

A metric unit of measurement that equals 1,000 meters

Kilometer

8

A complicated irregular network of passages

Labyrinth

9

Using few words

Laconic

10

A slow growing plant

Lichen

11

A unit of astronomical distance equivalent to the amount of time light travels in a year

Light-year

12

A movement that requires skill and care

Maneuver

13

A mammal who's members are born incompletely

Marsupial

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A figure of speech used to compare two things

Metaphor

15

A picture or pattern made by arranging small colored pieces

Mosaic

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The action of changing the structure of a gene

Mutation

17

A cloud of dust and gas in space

Nebula

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A animal that sleeps in the daytime

Nocturnal

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Something causing inconvenience or annoyance

Nuisance

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A person or animal that eats both meat and greens

Omnivore