21 terms

FTM Chapters 6-10

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swilling
to drink greedily or to excess
cretin
stupid person
deficiency
Lacking; incompleteness
perspective
Visible scene, one extending to a distance
trajectory
Curve or flight path of rocket or projectile
converging
To meet in a point or line
evasive
Tending or seeking to evade
confrontation
a meeting of persons face to face; an open conflict of opposing ideas, forces, etc.
albino
A person with visual abnormalities; results from a hereditary inability to produce the pigment melanin.
vegetate
to be passive or unthinking; to do nothing
artifact
a handmade object with a characteristic of an earlier time or cultural stage
sucrose
sugar obtained from the sugarcane
incision
a cut, gash, or notch
divulged
to disclose or reveal
bionic
utilizing electronic devices and mechanical parts to assist humans in performing difficult, dangerous, or intricate tasks
optimum
the best or most favorable point, degree, amount, etc.
dungarees
work clothes, overalls, etc., of blue denim
fealty
the obligation or the engagement to be faithful to a lord
retrieval
the chance of recovery or restoration
grotty
seedy; wretched; dirty
damsel
a young woman or girl; a maiden, originally one of gentle or noble birth