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100 Words For Every Graduate

Subjects : english, vocabulary
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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