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guru

religious leader and spiritual teacher

heritage

the traditions passed down to us from generation to generation; an inheritance

hieroglyphic

a writing system using picture symbols

hologram

a three dimensional image created by laser beams

hypocrisy

pretending to have feelings, beliefs, or virtues that one does not have; insincerity

immune

safe from harm; protected

inference

a logical interpretation based on prior knowledge and experience

impertinent

improperly forward or bold; rude; insolent

introspection

examination of one's own thoughts and feelings

jaunty

cheerful and pleased with life; lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree; dapper in appearance

jovial

jolly; merry; good-humored

kilometer

a metric unit of length equal to 1000 meters (or 0.621371 miles)

labyrinth

a maze, complicated network or problem

laconic

concise, using few words

lichen

Mutual relationship between a fungus and algae

light-year

the distance that light travels in one year; about 9.5 trillion kilometers

maneuver

a planned movement; a skillful plan; a scheme

marsupial

pouched mammal (like a kangaroo)

metaphor

a figure of speech in which something is described as though it were something else

mosaic

inlaid art work, design made from bits of glass or stone set in cement

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