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#101 2008-12-09 16:51:40

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#123. What does the word sacrosanct mean?

#124. What does the adjective 'ingenious' mean?


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#102 2008-12-10 16:50:16

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#125. What does the word 'mercenary' mean?

#126. What does the word 'intermittent' mean?


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#103 2008-12-11 01:04:38

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#127. Who is a 'marauder'?

#128. What is anthropomorphism ?


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#104 2008-12-11 16:48:09

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#129. What is anabolism?

#130. What does the word 'grotesque' mean?


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#105 2008-12-12 02:00:28

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#131. What is 'sublimation' in chemistry?

#132. What does the word 'lugubriousness' mean?


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#106 2008-12-12 03:55:25

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"There is not a difference between an in-law and an outlaw, except maybe that an outlaw is wanted" wink

Nisi Quam Primum, Nequequam

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#107 2008-12-12 17:25:20

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Answers to #86 and #112:-
Both correct, well done, JohnnyReinB!
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#133. What does 'deliquescence' mean in Chemistry?

#134. What is a 'sinew'?

#135. What does Transcendental mean?


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#108 2008-12-13 17:30:38

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#136. What does 'Epaulette' mean?

#137. What does the word 'Sycophancy' mean?

#138. What does the word 'echelon' and from which language did the word originate?


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#109 2008-12-14 17:02:25

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#139. What is vinculum in Mathematics?

#140. What does the noun 'swallow' mean?


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#110 2008-12-15 02:25:52

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#141. Who or what is a Gourmet? From which language did the word originate?

#142. What does 'eponymous' mean?

#143. What does the word 'ubiquitous' mean?


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#111 2008-12-15 17:27:55

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#144. What is 'reverberation'?

#145. What is 'idiosyncrasy'?


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#112 2008-12-16 00:55:29

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#146. What is 'allegory'?

#147. What is 'Anachronism'?

#148. Who is the author of 'Robinson Crusoe'?


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#113 2008-12-17 01:23:08

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#149. What does the word 'moratorium' mean?

#150. What does the word 'obdurate' mean?

#151. What does the word 'Rudimentary' mean?

#152. William Sydney Porter was a very popular short-story writer. What was his pseudonym?

#153. Who said 'Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information on it'?

#154. Who said "The paths of glory lead but to the grave"?


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#114 2008-12-17 16:19:14

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#155. What does the word 'surfeit' mean?

#156. What is 'Fortitude'?

#157. What does 'stolid' mean?


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#115 2008-12-18 02:29:41

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#158. What does the word 'Resilience' mean?

#159. What does the word 'impending' mean?

#160. What is the meaning of the phrase 'Hobson's choice'?


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#116 2008-12-19 01:53:42

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Give the antonyms of

#161. Superficial

#162. Detrimental

#163. Pertinent

#164. Corollary

#165. Vicinity


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#117 2008-12-19 17:48:16

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Give the meanings of

#166. Acme

#167. Glutton

#168. Anarchy

#169. Snarl

#170. Embroil

Give the Antonyms of

#171. Eternal

#172. Durable


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#118 2008-12-20 01:58:55

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Give the meanings of

#173. rejuvenate

#174. reformatory

#175. convivial


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#119 2008-12-21 00:45:15

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#176. What does duress mean?

#177. What does 'efficacious' mean?

#178. What does haughty mean?


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#120 2008-12-21 00:47:53

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Five the antonyms of

#179. Steadfast

#180. Precocious


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#121 2008-12-22 02:51:16

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#181. What does 'cadaver' mean?

#182. What does 'dreary' mean?

#183. Who said 'A friend is one before whom I may think aloud'.

#184. What is the antonym of 'windward'?

#185. What are 'stalagmite' and 'stalactite'?


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#122 2008-12-22 16:46:56

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#186. what does the Latin phrase 'de mortuis nil nisi bonum' mean?

#187. What does the Latin phrase 'Reductio ad absurdum' mean?

#188. What does the latin phrase 'Vox populi, vox Dei' mean?

#189. What is 'Rigor mortis' (Latin)?


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#123 2008-12-24 03:23:12

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#190. What does 'inclement' mean?

#191. What does 'ultra vires' mean?


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#124 2008-12-24 20:59:19

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#192. What is a 'kaleidoscope'?

#193. What is 'chromatography'?


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#125 2008-12-25 01:16:40

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#194. What does 'avant garde' mean?

#195. What does 'protege' mean?


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