Lesson 7 2010

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anhydrous

A compound from which the water has been removed.

archaic

ancient

archetype

an original model on which something is patterned

cosmetic

Relating to beauty; affecting the surface of something

cosmology

study of the universe

dehydrate

remove water from; dry out

hydrant

device for drawing water

hydrophobia

fear of water

hypnosis

a state that resembles sleep but that is induced by suggestion

hypnotic

Tending to produce sleep.

hypnotism

the process or act of inducing a condition resembling sleep, in which the subject is susceptible to suggestion

cosmopolitan

at home in many places or situations; internationally sophisticated

insomnia

inability to fall asleep or sustain sleep

kaleidoscope

continually shifting pattern, scene, or the like

microscope

device that produces magnified images of structures that are too small to see with the unaided eye

monarch

A ruler of a kingdom or empire

periscope

an optical instrument for viewing objects that are above the level of direct sight or in an otherwise obstructed field of vision

pyrotechnic

Pertaining to fireworks or their manufacture., resembling fireworks; dazzling; brilliant

regent

a person who rules a country for someone who is unable to rule

regime

a government in power; a form or system of rule

region

an area with common features that set it apart from other areas

somnambulist

sleep walker

somniphobia

fear of sleeping

somnolence

an atmosphere causing sleepiness or drowsiness

technical

pertaining to the art or skill involved in all kinds of work, science, sports, or business professions

technique

a practical method or art applied to some particular task

technophobia

a person who fears, dislikes, or avoids new technology

telepathy

apparent communication from one mind to another without using sensory perceptions

telephoto

a lens on a camera that can take pictures at a great distance

telescope

a device built to observe distant objects by making them appear closer

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