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Book A, Lesson 5

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microbe
an organism invisible to the naked eye, especially one that causes disease.
microcosm
a miniature world; something that resembles something else on a very small scale.
minuscule
extremely small.
minutia
a small or trivial detail.
attenuate
to make slender or small.
tenuous
1. thin in form.
tenuous
2. flimsy; having little substance or validity.
satiate
to satisfy an appetite fully; to gratify to excess.
comply
to do as one is asked or ordered
implement
1. a tool or utensil
implement
2. to carry out; to put into effect.
replete
1. well-stocked or abundantly supplied.
replete
2. completely filled; utterly satisfied.
expletive
an exclamation or oath, often obscene.
microfilm
A film bearing a photographic record (as of print) on a reduced scale.
microorganism
A living being (as a bacterium) too tiny to be seen by the unaided eye.
microphone
an instrument for converting sound waves into variations of a electric current for transmitting or recording sound.
microscope
An optical instrument for making magnified images of minute objects.
microwave
A radio wave between 1 and 100 centimeters in wave length.
microbiology
a branch of biology dealing with microscopic forms of life
microclimate
the climate of a small area
microfiche
a fiche containing rows of images of pages of printed matter
Micronesia
the islands in the northwestern part of Oceania
Micronesia
a country scattered over Micronesia with a consitiutional government in free association with the United States
microsecond
one millionth of a second
diminish
to make less or cause to appear less
menu
a list of dishes served at a restaurant for a meal; the dishes served
minor
inferior in importance, size or degree
minor
not having reached majority; a person who has not attained majority
minor
to pursue an academic minor; a subject of academic chosen as a secondary field of specialization
minus
diminished by; lacking without
minute
the 60th part of an hour or of a degree; a short space of time
mince
to cut into small pieces
mince
to restrain words within the bounds of decorum
minuet
a slow graceful dance
extenuate
to treat as of less importance than is real or apparent
asset
the entire property of a person or company that may be used to pay debts
satisfaction
act of fulfilling a desire, need or appetite
satisfy
make happy or satisfied
accomplish
to do something by making an effort and completing it
complete
having come or been brought to a conclusion
plenty
a full supply; a large number or amount
replenish
bring back to the condition of being full; refill
supply
the activity of supplying or providing
plenary
full; including all entitled to attend
plenipotentiary
a diplomatic agent having full authority
plentitude
completeness; abundance
plenum
a space or all space that is full of matter
plenum
a general assembly of all members of a legislative body