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30 terms

Lesson 7 2010

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anhydrous
A compound from which the water has been removed.
archaic
ancient
archetype
an original model on which something is patterned
cosmetic
Relating to beauty; affecting the surface of something
cosmology
study of the universe
dehydrate
remove water from; dry out
hydrant
device for drawing water
hydrophobia
fear of water
hypnosis
a state that resembles sleep but that is induced by suggestion
hypnotic
Tending to produce sleep.
hypnotism
the process or act of inducing a condition resembling sleep, in which the subject is susceptible to suggestion
cosmopolitan
at home in many places or situations; internationally sophisticated
insomnia
inability to fall asleep or sustain sleep
kaleidoscope
continually shifting pattern, scene, or the like
microscope
device that produces magnified images of structures that are too small to see with the unaided eye
monarch
A ruler of a kingdom or empire
periscope
an optical instrument for viewing objects that are above the level of direct sight or in an otherwise obstructed field of vision
pyrotechnic
Pertaining to fireworks or their manufacture., resembling fireworks; dazzling; brilliant
regent
a person who rules a country for someone who is unable to rule
regime
a government in power; a form or system of rule
region
an area with common features that set it apart from other areas
somnambulist
sleep walker
somniphobia
fear of sleeping
somnolence
an atmosphere causing sleepiness or drowsiness
technical
pertaining to the art or skill involved in all kinds of work, science, sports, or business professions
technique
a practical method or art applied to some particular task
technophobia
a person who fears, dislikes, or avoids new technology
telepathy
apparent communication from one mind to another without using sensory perceptions
telephoto
a lens on a camera that can take pictures at a great distance
telescope
a device built to observe distant objects by making them appear closer