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F451 & Z for Zach Vocabulary 8 List

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stolid
calm and showing little emotion
minstrel
a singer or musician who sang or recited poems to music played on a harp or other instrument
phoenix
a mythological bird that destroys itself in a fire and is born again from the ashes; a symbol of immortality
subconscious
concerning the part of the mind of which one is not fully aware, but which influences ones actions
refracted
deflected a ray of light that entered water, air, or glass at an angle
marionette
a puppet worked by strings
mausoleum
building used to house a tomb or tombs
stratum
a layer of rock
melancholy
sadness, depression of the spirits; gloom
conjure
to call to the mind (as if by magic)
proboscis
an elongated sucking organ of an insect; a nose
olfactory
relating to the sense of smell
multi-faceted
of an eye: having a number of lens-like visual units
ballistics
the study of the flight characteristics of projectiles
trajectory
the path of an object moving under the action of given forces