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  1. circumnavigate
  2. lurch
  3. implacable
  4. plasma
  5. nihilism
  1. a noun colorless watery fluid of blood and lymph containing no cells and in which erythrocytes and leukocytes and platelets are suspended; (physical chemistry) a fourth state of matter distinct from solid or liquid or gas and present in stars and fusion reactors; a gas becomes a plasma when it is heated until the atoms lose all their electrons, leaving a highly electrified collection of nuclei and free electrons; a green slightly translucent variety of chalcedony used as a gemstone
  2. b verb travel around, either by plane or ship
  3. c noun an unsteady uneven gait; the act of moving forward suddenly; abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance); a decisive defeat in a game (especially in cribbage); verb defeat by a lurch; move abruptly; move slowly and unsteadily; walk as if unable to control one's movements; loiter about, with no apparent aim
  4. d adj. incapable of being placated
  5. e noun a revolutionary doctrine that advocates destruction of the social system for its own sake; complete denial of all established authority and institutions; the delusion that things (or everything, including the self) do not exist; a sense that everything is unreal

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. adj. lacking in insight or discernment; of an angle; between 90 and 180 degrees; of a leaf shape; rounded at the apex; slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity
  2. adj. exultantly proud and joyful; in high spirits; full of high-spirited delight
  3. adj. invulnerable to fear or intimidation
  4. adj. auguring favorable circumstances and good luck
  5. adj. (of plants and shrubs) shedding foliage at the end of the growing season; (of teeth, antlers, etc.) being shed at the end of a period of growth

5 True/False Questions

  1. staidadj. characterized by dignity and propriety


  2. acumennoun a tapering point; shrewdness shown by keen insight


  3. abstemiousadj. sparing in consumption of especially food and drink; marked by temperance in indulgence


  4. euroverb take the place of; seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession


  5. pecuniaryverb refuse to acknowledge, ratify, or recognize as valid; reject as untrue, unfounded, or unjust; refuse to recognize or pay; cast off or disown


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