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100 Words For Every Graduate

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1. Showing a lack of intelligence

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

3. 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

4. Whirling mass of movment

5. Complacently or inanely foolish

6. Promising success

7. Science concerned with relations between heat and mecanial energy

8. (v) to set free or endow

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

10. Leadership

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

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

13. Excessively flattering

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

15. To renouce - repudiate - or react.

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

17. A half

18. Sythesis of complex organic materials

19. Having ones identity concealed

20. Needless repetion of an idea

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

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

23. Humorous - not meant seriously

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

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

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

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

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

29. Before or exisiting before a war.

30. Try to gain favor by cringing or flattering

31. Full of trivial conversation

32. A language user's knowledge of words

33. Vanishing

34. Worked to shape by beating

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

36. To show to be false

37. A compound of high molecular weight

38. The doctrine that government should not interfere in commercial affairs

39. Not open to question or dispute

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

41. Excessive pride or self confidence

42. (n) microscopic - rod-shaped - in nucleus of cell - responsible for transmission of hereditary characteristics

43. The act of talking while or as if alone

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

45. Math: limits or boundaries: guidelines

46. Of the same kind

47. An act of gerrymandering (dividing a voting area so as to give your own party an unfair advantage)

48. Sparing or moderate in eating and drinking.

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

50. Lacking interest or significance