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100 Words For Every Graduate

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

2. Full of trivial conversation

3. Showing strong feeling

4. A mature sexual reproductive cell having a single set of unpaired chromosomes

5. Try to gain favor by cringing or flattering

6. Having ones identity concealed

7. Careless or irresponsible

8. (adj) lacking confidence - shy or timid

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

10. Characterized by or showing servile complaisance or deference; fawning

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

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

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

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

15. Of the same kind

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

17. Lacking interest or significance

18. Plane curve formed by the intersection of right circular cone with plane parallel to a generator of the cone

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

20. Excessively flattering

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

22. Almighty or infinite in power - as God

23. The official currency of the European Union

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

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

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

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

28. The act of talking while or as if alone

29. Total rejection of established laws and institutions

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

31. Mournful or gloomy especially to a ludicrous degree

32. Supplying motive force

33. Not open to question or dispute

34. Technigue of classification

35. Seize and take control without authority and possibly with force

36. Insert words into texts - often falsifying it thereby

37. An advocate of the grant or extension of political suffrage

38. Trickery or deception by quibbling or sophistry.

39. To show to be false

40. Showing a lack of intelligence

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

42. Humorous - not meant seriously

43. To bring under complete control

44. Science concerned with relations between heat and mecanial energy

45. (adj) harmful [to health]

46. (v) to fly or sail around

47. 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

48. The making of amends for wrong or injurydone: reparation for an injustice

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

50. Violent commotion