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100 Words For Every Graduate

Subjects : english, vocabulary
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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