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100 Words For Every Graduate

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

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

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

4. The official currency of the European Union

5. (adj) lacking confidence - shy or timid

6. Technigue of classification

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

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

9. Insert words into texts - often falsifying it thereby

10. Needless repetion of an idea

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

12. The act of talking while or as if alone

13. To expurgate by removing or modifying passages considered vulgar or objectionable

14. (v) to deprive of force or strength

15. Lacking interest or significance

16. Haughtily disdainful or contemptuous

17. Try to gain favor by cringing or flattering

18. The liquid part of blood or lymph

19. Showing strong feeling

20. Total rejection of established laws and institutions

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

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

23. Of the same kind

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

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

26. To show to be false

27. Sythesis of complex organic materials

28. (adj) shedding leaves annually

29. Of the nature of or characterized by precipies

30. Supplying motive force

31. Form of government in which all power is vested in a few persons or in a dominant class or clique

32. A technology executed on the scale of less than 100 nanometers - the goal of which is to control individual atoms and molecules - especially to create computer chips and other microscopic devices

33. Excessive pride or self confidence

34. (v) to set free or endow

35. To seperate

36. Math: limits or boundaries: guidelines

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

38. Complacently or inanely foolish

39. (n) sudden - intuitive insight into reality or the meaning of something

40. Almighty or infinite in power - as God

41. (adj) harmful [to health]

42. Careless or irresponsible

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

44. Not open to question or dispute

45. A language user's knowledge of words

46. A half

47. The time when day and night are of equal length

48. Of or pertaining to money

49. Sparing or moderate in eating and drinking.

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