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100 Words For Every Graduate

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1. (adj) shedding leaves annually

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

3. (v) to set free or endow

4. Try to gain favor by cringing or flattering

5. Complacently or inanely foolish

6. One of over a thousand known extragalactic objects - Starlike in apperance - Having spectra with characteristically large red shifts

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

8. A display in fixed arrangement of a set (boy - boy's - boys - boys'): an example serving as a model

9. Violent commotion

10. Awkward - lacking in social graces - tactless - clumsy

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

12. Needless repetion of an idea

13. A half

14. Full of trivial conversation

15. Any complete change in appearance - character - circumstances - etc

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

17. Not open to question or dispute

18. Humorous - not meant seriously

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

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

21. Total rejection of established laws and institutions

22. (adj) rude - boorish

23. Before or exisiting before a war.

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

25. Supplying motive force

26. To remove objectionable passages or words from a written text; to cleanse - purify

27. Excessively flattering

28. The usual method of cell division - characterized typically by the resolving of the chromatin of the nucleus into a threadlike form - which condenses into chromosomes - each of which separates longitudinally into two parts - one part of each chromoso

29. Technigue of classification

30. Of the same kind

31. Art of writing words with the proper letters; correct spelling

32. The liquid part of blood or lymph

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

34. The doctrine that government should not interfere in commercial affairs

35. To bring under complete control

36. Whirling mass of movment

37. Excessive pride or self confidence

38. Showing strong feeling

39. Worked to shape by beating

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

41. Sythesis of complex organic materials

42. Having ones identity concealed

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

44. Mournful or gloomy especially to a ludicrous degree

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

46. (v) to fly or sail around

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

48. To abolish by formal orr official means.

49. (adj) harmful [to health]

50. To impress on the mind by repetition - teach persistently and earnestly