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100 Words For Every Graduate

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

2. To formally charge a public official with misconduct in office

3. A half

4. The official currency of the European Union

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

6. Of or pertaining to money

7. Trickery or deception by quibbling or sophistry.

8. Haughtily disdainful or contemptuous

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

10. Insert words into texts - often falsifying it thereby

11. Technigue of classification

12. Of the same kind

13. Whirling mass of movment

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

15. (v) to deprive of force or strength

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

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

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

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

20. (adj) shedding leaves annually

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

22. Sparing or moderate in eating and drinking.

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

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

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

26. To certify (a document - contract - etc.) or cause to become certified through a notary public

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

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. (adj) lacking confidence - shy or timid

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

31. Having ones identity concealed

32. Leadership

33. Violent commotion

34. 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

35. (adj) harmful [to health]

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

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

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

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

40. Not open to question or dispute

41. Careless or irresponsible

42. Sythesis of complex organic materials

43. Promising success

44. Vanishing

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

46. Complacently or inanely foolish

47. Keen - insight - shrewdness

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

49. To show to be false

50. Control over freedom of others - pretaining to a centralized government that does not tolerate opinion