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100 Words For Every Graduate

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1. To review by brief summary - as at the end of a speech or discussion; summarize

2. The act of respiring inhalation and exhalation of air; breathing

3. An act of gerrymandering (dividing a voting area so as to give your own party an unfair advantage)

4. Of the same kind

5. Haughtily disdainful or contemptuous

6. Careless or irresponsible

7. (adj) harmful [to health]

8. (n) roundabout way of speaking - using more words than necessary

9. Structure of the earth's crust (movements)

10. To certify (a document - contract - etc.) or cause to become certified through a notary public

11. Supplying motive force

12. A person who holds assets in trust for a beneficiary

13. Math: limits or boundaries: guidelines

14. Science concerned with relations between heat and mecanial energy

15. Excessively flattering

16. The side opposite the right angle in a right triangle

17. (v) to fly or sail around

18. Promising success

19. Inclined or eager to fight.

20. Sythesis of complex organic materials

21. The use of words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of its literal meaning

22. Cheerfully optimistic - hopeful or confident: a sanguine disposition

23. Excessive pride or self confidence

24. Someone who hates or fears foreigners

25. Officer in the (ceremonial) bodyguard of the British monarch

26. Humorous - not meant seriously

27. To convert (an element) into an oxide; combine with oxygen

28. A hemoprotein composed of globin and heme that gives red blood cells their characteristic color

29. Not affiliated with or limited to a specific religious denomination

30. (n) microscopic - rod-shaped - in nucleus of cell - responsible for transmission of hereditary characteristics

31. Total rejection of established laws and institutions

32. The basic structure or features of a system or organization

33. To take and use ideas from another's work

34. Having ones identity concealed

35. Complacently or inanely foolish

36. (v) to set free or endow

37. Before or exisiting before a war.

38. (adj) rude - boorish

39. A tactic for delaying or obstructing legislation by making long speeches

40. Trickery or deception by quibbling or sophistry.

41. Showing strong feeling

42. Showing a lack of intelligence

43. A language user's knowledge of words

44. The liquid part of blood or lymph

45. A set or system of names or terms - as those used in a particular science or art - by an individual or community - etc

46. Leadership

47. 1.) Daily: A quotidian report 2.) Usual or customary; everyday

48. (adj) shedding leaves annually

49. Of the nature of or characterized by precipies

50. A rectangular tiered temple or terraced mound erected by the ancient Assyrians and Babylonians