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to hear / listen
audition-an interview for a particular role or job as a singer, actor, dancer, or musician, consisting of a practical demonstration of the candidate's suitability and skill.
audible-able to be heard.
credit-the ability of a customer to obtain goods or services before payment, based on the trust that payment will be made in the future.
incredible-impossible to believe.
primitive / ancient
archaeologist-is a scientist who studies human history by digging up human remains and artifacts.
archives-a collection of historical documents or records providing information about a place, institution, or group of people.
belligerent-hostile and aggressive.
bellicose-demonstrating aggression and willingness to fight.
to declare / call out /cry out
exclaim-cry out suddenly, especially in surprise, anger, or pain.
clamorous-making a loud and confused noise.
rule / strength / power
democrat-an advocate or supporter of democracy.
aristocracy-the highest class in certain societies, especially those holding hereditary titles or offices.
hematology-the study of the physiology of the blood.
hemophilia-a medical condition in which the ability of the blood to clot is severely reduced, causing the sufferer to bleed severely from even a slight injury. The condition is typically caused by a hereditary lack of a coagulation factor, most often factor VIII.
lunar-of, determined by, relating to, or resembling the moon.
lunatic-a mentally ill person (not in technical use).
maritime-connected with the sea, especially in relation to seafaring commercial or military activity.
submarine-a warship with a streamlined hull designed to operate completely submerged in the sea for long periods, equipped with an internal store of air and a periscope and typically armed with torpedoes and/or missiles.
mortuary-a funeral home or morgue.
mortality-the state of being subject to death.
feeling / suffering /disease
apathetic-showing or feeling no interest, enthusiasm, or concern.
pathology-the science of the causes and effects of diseases, especially the branch of medicine that deals with the laboratory examination of samples of body tissue for diagnostic or forensic purposes.
expel-deprive (someone) of membership of or involvement in a school or other organization.
propeller-a mechanical device for propelling a boat or aircraft, consisting of a revolving shaft with two or more broad, angled blades attached to it.
construct-build or erect (something, typically a building, road, or machine).
instructor-a person who teaches something.
vision-the faculty or state of being able to see.
evidence-the available body of facts or information indicating whether a belief or proposition is true or valid.
advocate-a person who publicly supports or recommends a particular cause or policy.
revoke-put an end to the validity or operation of (a decree, decision, or promise).
cognition-the mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and understanding through thought, experience, and the senses.
recognize-identify (someone or something) from having encountered them before; know again.
to speak / talk / say
colloquial-(of language) used in ordinary or familiar conversation; not formal or literary.
ventriloquist-a person who can speak or utter sounds so that they seem to come from somewhere else, especially an entertainer who makes their voice appear to come from a dummy of a person or animal.