20 terms

Week XVI

spelling vocabulary
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monologue
a long speech given by one person
monotone
a succession of sounds uttered in a single tone of voice
monopod
a single-legged support used for holding a camera
bilingual
able to speak two different languages
biennial
happening every two years
biceps
the large muscles in the front of the upper arm
trilogy
a group of three literary works within the same subject or theme
triathlon
an atheletic contest consisting of three sports, usually swimming, bicycling and running
trigonometry
the mathematics of triangles and trigonometric functions
microcosm
the little world
microscope
an instrument that magnifies the image of very small objects
micrometer
a device for measuring small distances
megaphone
a funnel-shaped device used for speaking through that causes sounds to be made louder
megabyte
a unit of computer memory or information
superimpose
to place on top of or over something
supercomputer
a mainframe computer considered one of the most powerful at any given time
hypervigilant
an overactive awareness of things around you
hyperventilate
to breathe excessively hard and fast; to breathe abnormally
hypercritical
inclined to judge too severely; overly critical
hyperactive
more active than normal