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  1. fasces
  2. alibi
  3. alpha and omega
  4. bellicose
  5. Adriatic Sea
  1. a Latin derivative meaning "warlike, hostile"
  2. b the sea separating Italy from Greece
  3. c in legal terms, it is the attempt to show that a defendant was not present at a crime location because others can place him/her at that time in a different place. From the Latin that means somewhere else.
  4. d the first and last letters respectively of the Greek alphabet
  5. e the bundled twigs around an ax which was the symbol of military control held by a dictator. fascists derive their name from this item.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a fire breathing monster which was a lioness with serpent for a tail and with a goat in the mid section.
  2. Greek scientist/philosopher who is credited with discovering water displacement to find the volume/density of objects as well as many other scientific and mathematic discoveries. Famously associated with the exclamation "Eureka" (I found it!)"
  3. before the war; commonly used to describe art, culture, etc. in US before the civil war era.
  4. the study of the origin of language, the words themselves, and the change in definition of words.
  5. a false name used to conceal identity. From the Latin that means another/other.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Atlantis50 women who killed their husbands on their wedding night; depicted as being tortured in Hades as having to carry water in leaky jugs thus never completing their task into eternity.

          

  2. ex officioever upward! state motto of New York

          

  3. Alpstall mountain chain spanning France, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, and Italy.

          

  4. et al. / et aliiLatin for "and the others" often used to shorten a list of many names.

          

  5. amphoratall mountain chain spanning France, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, and Italy.

          

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