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100 Words For Every Graduate

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1. Of the same kind

2. Supplying motive force

3. Of the nature of or characterized by precipies

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

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

6. Not open to question or dispute

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

8. Sythesis of complex organic materials

9. Promising success

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

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

12. (adj) harmful [to health]

13. Vanishing

14. (adj) lacking confidence - shy or timid

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

16. Complacently or inanely foolish

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

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

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

20. (v) to set free or endow

21. One of over a thousand known extragalactic objects - Starlike in apperance - Having spectra with characteristically large red shifts

22. Insert words into texts - often falsifying it thereby

23. A language user's knowledge of words

24. Try to gain favor by cringing or flattering

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

26. Violent commotion

27. The side opposite the right angle in a right triangle

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

29. Sparing or moderate in eating and drinking.

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

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

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

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

34. (v) to deprive of force or strength

35. Of or pertaining to money

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

37. Inclined or eager to fight.

38. To take and use ideas from another's work

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

40. Having ones identity concealed

41. Structure of the earth's crust (movements)

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

43. Leadership

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

45. To abolish by formal orr official means.

46. A half

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

48. Worked to shape by beating

49. Before or exisiting before a war.

50. The act of talking while or as if alone