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20 terms

Around and Around, All Things Great and Small

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circuit
a revolving; a journey around; a route
circulatory
going in a circuit; circular
circumnavigate
to sail around
circumstance
the condition surrounding or related to an event
circumvent
to go around or bypass
period
the interval between certain happenings
periodic
happening at regular intervals; happening from time to time
perigee
the point in the moon's or a satellite's orbit that is closest to the earth or body it is orbiting
periphery
the outer boundary of something
periscope
an instrument for seeing around things
diminutive
smaller than usual; tiny
magnanimous
generous; not selfish; forgiving
magnate
a person of great importance and with great influence
magnificence
richness; splendid appearance; great beauty
maximal
the greatest possible amount or size
maximize
to increase to the greatest possible amount
microbe
a very small living thing, especially bacteria
microphone
a device that changes sound waves to electrical impulses to they can be recorded or amplified
mince
to cut into small pieces
minuscule
very small; tiny