a person who held a job or office before the current holder. "the new President's foreign policy is very similar to that of his predecessor"
a countless or extremely great number of people or things.
to issue from; to originate from
1. having a scalp wholly or partly lacking hair. "he was starting to go bald" synonyms: hairless, bald-headed, smooth; More 2. not having any extra detail or explanation; plain or blunt. "the bald statement in the preceding paragraph requires amplification"
a substance used for destroying insects or other organisms harmful to cultivated plants or to animals.
Free time not taken up with work.
occurrence of an event or situation
to stop trying to resist something
n. A sudden and violent change; a catastrophe.
choosing from various sources
extremely strange, unusual, atypical
To consider carefully, reflect on
The act of displaying or showing,,,exhibit
(of something) plainly expressed; easy to understand; Ex. perspicuous comments
Exact in measuring, recording, etc.
a ceremonial procession including people marching
showing a controlled form of behavior or way of working.
Take control ; forcibly taken over
To give up completely; to desert; careless disregard for consequences; leave behind, relinquish; leave in troubled state; careless, often reckless disregard for consequences
Accept or follow a decision or rule
person who wanted to end slavery
to make actual or real
a familiar saying; a proverb
An enthusiastic follower; a supporter or fan
the reaction of the nasal mucosa to a specific allergen.
to combine; to mix together
An event or situation that may be interpreted in more than one way.
partial or complete removal of a limb
Drug that prevents pain during surgery
extremely angry; furious
fit for growing crops
a bishop of the highest rank
the study of material evidence of past human life
A very typical example of a certain person or thing
It may be argued (used to qualify the statement of an opinion or belief)
Find out with certainty
something not in doubt
Persistent, attentive, diligent
TO MAKE LESS SEVERE
objects revolving around the sun that are too small and too numerous to be considered planets
theory of the influence of planets and stars on human events
Give credit to
30 million war babies were born between 1942 and 1950.
harass; tease; torment; Ex. badger baiting; N: food or other lure used to catch fish or trap animals
huge creature; anything very large and powerful
(adj.) kindly, charitable
a myriad of
bite the bullet
Mean to endure a painful, unpleasant situation courageously. To face up to adversity.
a gift or blessing
(noun) someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality
(adj.) shameless, impudent; made of brass
(n.) an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violation or infraction; (v.) to create an opening, break through
sit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time
The growing of a new plant on the side of an old plant a new organism grows by mitosis and cell division on the body of its parent
burn the candle at
doing too much
a sculpture of the head and shoulders of a person
recognized as a saint
take advantage of
A consumer that eats only animals.
A person killed or injured in a war or accident
humiliation; embarrassed disappointment
in utter disorder
to hold in great affection
everyday jobs or responsibilities around a home
Most exciting moment of the story; turning point
climb the corporate
to advance quickly in a company
(v) come together, unite; fuse together
Attempt by one country to establish settlements and to impose its political, economic, and cultural principles in another territory.
something fit to be eaten
A ball of frozen dust and rock that orbits the sun and has a tail that glows
A struggle between opposing forces
corporation made up of several different companies in diversified fields; mass of various material gathered together; rock consisting of small stones held together by clay; V.
Suggest or imply in addition to the precise, literal meaning
acts of clever planning
A difficult problem
A fixed or strong belief
The art and science of beautifying and improvimng the skin, nails, and hair is
cost an arm and a leg
active at dawn and dusk
NOUN a person who expresses an unfavorable opinion of something
the eggs of one plant are fertilized by the sperm of a different plant
a severe test
Any circular wind motion. A region of low atmospheric pressure. Also, a tropical storm. Note: Cyclones can be a few feet across ("dust devils") or can be major storm systems such as hurricanes, tornadoes, and typhoons.
(adj) thinking the worst of others' motivations; bitterly pessimistic
fading away of memory over time
A person appointed or elected to represent others
ordained, appointed, or predetermined to be or do something.
shyness; lack of confidence
(adj.) hardworking, industrious, not lazy
Insincere, not genuine
a separation into parts or fragments, disunity, decay
active during the day
(adj.) godly, exceedingly wonderful (Terribly fond of desserts, she found the rich chocolate cake to be divine.)
A long period of dry weather
a place where people live
to remain for a time; to reside; to focus attention on; to speak or write about at length
able to be eaten
(v.) to draw forth, bring out from some source (such as another person)
A disease effecting a large population over a wide geographic area.
INHERENT; BELONGING TO AN AREA
(adj.) puzzling, perplexing, inexplicable, not easily understood
to form a mental picture
A moment of sudden revelation or insight
a letter or literary composition in letter form
A typical example
(n.) calmness, composure, refusal to panic
something near the equator
To wipe out; to destroy
The study of workplace equipment design or how to arrange and design devices, machines, or workspace so that people and things interact safely and most efficiently.
To make worse
something that has immediate advantages
(v.) to erase, obliterate, destroy
a severe shortage of food (as through crop failure) resulting in violent hunger and starvation and death
Excessively particular, difficult to please; painstaking, meticulous, requiring excessive attention to detail
Extreme tiredness, exhaustion
stupid; foolishly self-satisfied
feel like a fish out of water
feel uncomfortable in an unfamiliar situation
Elevated body temperature
invention; something invented; imaginary thing; Ex. figment of your imagination
the manufacturing economy and system derived from assembly-line mass production and the mass consumption of standardized goods. Named after Henry Ford.
something counterfeit; an illegally produced imitation
A zone separating two states in which neither state exercises political control.
fastidious; finicky; easily upset
Chain of islands near South America where Darwin developed his theory of natural selection by studying the unique life there.
Collection of nerve cell bodies found outside the CNS.
beginning; origin n. birth; beginning; origin
A category or type of literature (or of art, music, etc.) characterized by a particular form, style, or content.
tiny living thing that causes illness
cause to sprout; sprout
get wind of the fact
to receive information
give it one's best
to try one's best,
(n.) someone fond of eating and drinking (My parents, who used to eat little more than crackers and salad, have become real gourmands in their old age.)
› If something is ground-breaking, it is very new and a big change from other things of its typ
An area that provides an organism with its basic needs for survival.
(v.) - to come from verb: enthusiastically acclaim or celebrate somethin precipitation of ice pellets when there are strong rising air currents
noisy, attacking speech
A person or thing that is a symbol of what is to come
to give shelter or refuge
have both feet on
to be pragmatic and see things as they really are
A consumer that eats only plants.
a group of animals of a single kind
A particular shade of a given color
A severe storm that develops over tropical oceans and whose strong winds of more than 120 km/h spiral in toward the intensely low-pressure storm center
internally influenced (inter-personal) Furthermore, we are not to be lazy, but do what.
poor; having no money
to call into question; to attack verbally
lacking concern for the needs of others; thoughtless; selfish
Cruel; harsh; heartless
Natural liking or sympathy for someone or something.
back or rear
a full knowledge of events that already occured
Those powers, expressed, implied, or inherent, granted to the National Government by the constitution
gradual change in living communities that follows a disturbance
with deference to; with the permission of.
Enormous, Immense Very great in area
Coming after or later
A negative emotional state that occurs when one is prevented from reaching a goal.
Explain the meaning of
a complex behavior that is rigidly patterned throughout a species and is unlearned
(v) to make known; to give; to bestow; communicate
self-controlled in body and mind
(n) staying away from work, especially often and without good reasons
Different races/colours living together happily
to feel hostility because of a perceived insult or injury
a combination of classroom instruction and on-the-job training
Unconquerable, refusing to yield
having a bad reputation
residents of a place
Difficult to understand
TO SUGGEST; SAY INDIRECTLY; IMPLY
impossible to overcome not capable of being surmounted or overcome
being an very important part of something.
A product of the intellect, such as an expressed idea or concept, that has commercial value.
Able to be understood, clear
to be paired for reproducing, or mate, with a closely related individual
to stop something from reaching its intended destination
Inserting or entering into a body part
Habitual CONFIRMED; LONG-STANDING; DEEPLY ROOTED
it goes without saying
it is used to say that something is clearly true, it is obvious or clear
a person who can do many different types of work but who is not necessarily very competent at any of them
nonsensical talk; specialized language
Prejudice; bias; a yellowish discoloration of the skin
sensible; showing good judgement
(n.) an area of authority or control; the right to administer justice
A group of people sworn to abide by the laws to determine the truth
keep one's eye on the prize
be ready for something
Idea that government should play as small a role as possible in economic affairs.
acting in an indifferent or slow, sluggish manner
waste material thrown away (as bits of paper scattered untidily); V: cover untidily with scattered litter
(adj.) ridiculous, laughable, absurd
relating to the moon
a crime; bad or evil act or behavior
A person who is killed because of their religious or other beliefs
of or based on kinship with the mother or the female line
A short note written as a reminder. memorandum
(adj.) given to lying or deception; untrue
to be uncertain words said indirectly to avoid offending people
(n.) doubts, uncertainties, reservations
to calm or make less severe
An indirect fire weapon that fires explosive projectiles known as (mortar) bombs
This insect spreads parasites when it drinks the blood of animals.
A large number
(adj.) dark and gloomy, obscure; lacking in clarity and precision
The lowest point
the urge to vomit
Closest extinct human relative. Fossils found in Neander Valley Germany. Lived in Europe, Asia, Middle East. Cold-weather adapted. Social structure, tools, buried dead, hunted.
Wicked (adj.) wicked, depraved, devoid of moral standards
A person who is picky about budgeting and details
(adj.) of or occurring in the night; under cover of darkness
Wandering wandering from place to place
none more so than
there's no better example than
to cause to be at a loss as to what to say, think or do
Famous for something bad
trophy literally food; metaphorically, something that sustains someone's spirit or energy
A legal or moral responsibility or duty
Product of reproduction, a new organism produced by one or more parents
a sign of something about to happen
(adj.) wealthy, luxurious; ample; grandiose
a type of Whale
catching fish at a faster rate than they can reproduce
owing to the fact that
due to the fact that
To calm down
extremely careful; taking pains
A body of representatives that makes laws for a nation
someone who finds a way through an unknown region
An organism that causes disease
based on or tracing descent through the male line
A general term used to describe the unit of a police department that answers calls, delivers service, and prevents crime
pay homage to
to openly honor someone or something
Change in the Google algorithm to eliminate sites with low-quality back links
penny-pinching; excessively thrifty; ungenerous
to alight or cause to rest on or a pole or branch
To read carefully
to spread throughout
And organism that is interfering with human goal
calm and unemotional in temperament
Conversion of light energy from the sun into chemical energy.
The illegal copying and distribution of software.
A feeling of sympathy or sorrow
To appease, soothe, pacify
point of no return
Point beyond which a driver can no longer stop safely without entering the intersection
flesh of chickens or turkeys or ducks or geese raised for food
practical, as opposed to idealistic
Dangerous; risky; lacking in security or stability
V. TO CAUSE TO HAPPEN; THROW DOWN FROM A HEIGHT, ADJ. RASH; HASTY SUDDEN
An animal order including lemurs and tarsiers and monkeys and apes and human beings
Enormous (adj.) immense; extraordinary in bulk, size, or degree
(adj.) very abundant; given or flowing freely
pull the plug
to stop something; to bring something to an end
with flying colors
With great or total success
(adj.) very careful and exact, attentive to fine points of etiquette or propriety
to profess, suppose, claim
push the envelope
To approach or extend the limits of what is possible
put one's nose to
to focus what is important
Place where ppl sharpen weapons to go kill more "enemies of the Revolution
a four-footed creature
A state of perplexity or doubt
the purest essence or form of something; the most typical example
quite the contrary
the exact opposite
Work for money, gather with rake
growing without check, running wild going unchecked, widespread
(n.) bitter resentment or ill-will
A slowdown in a nation's economy
(n.) a person or thing turned to for help or advice; the act of seeking help or protection
help for a problem; solution
The rebirth of a soul in a new body
A judicial order enforcing a right or redressing a wrong.
(v.) to send or hand in (as money); to cancel (as a penalty or punishment), forgive, pardon; to lessen, diminish; to put off, postpone, defer
(v.) to cause to become; to performed; to deliver officially; to process, extract
(v.) to give up or resign something
(adj.) able to return to an original shape or form; able to recover quickly