14th Goldfish

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wry
using mocking humor
slab
large, thick, flat piece of stone, concrete or wood
flub
a thing badly or clumsily done: a blunder
Altzheimer's
Disease where brain functions get worse that can occur in middle or old age
khaki
fabric of dull or brownish-yellow color
rumpled
wrinkled messy
bar mitzvah
the religious initiation ceremony of a Jewish boy who has reached the age of 13
layman
a person without professional or specialized knowlege in a particular subject
Nobel
prizes awarded annually for outstanding work in physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature and economics
petri dish
a shallow transparent dish with a flat lid, used to grow microorganisms
peril
serious and immediate danger
arthritis
painful swelling and stiffness of the joints
patents
the government right to exclude others from making, using or selling an invention
mechanism
process by which something takes place or is brought
regenerate
regrow to replace lost or injured parts
revert
return to
polyp
an early phase in the life cycle of some creature
bicker
argue about unimportant matters
speciman
an individual animal plant piece of a material
anomalies
something that is different from what is normal
scoffs
speak to someone or something in a mocking way
compound
a scientific mixture
adolescent
a young person in the process of developing from a child into an adult
trill
a vibrating sound
truant
a student who stays away from school without an excuse.