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100 Words For Every Graduate

Subjects : english, vocabulary
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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