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Vocab Part 3

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Jaunty
stylish or smart in appearance
Jovial
jolly
Kilometer
a metric unit of length equal to 1000 meters (or 0.62 miles)
Labyrinth
complex system of paths or tunnels in which it is easy to get lost
Lichen
plant composed of a fungus and alga, growing on rocks, tree trunks
Light-year
light distance travels in one year (9.5 trillion km)
Maneuver(N)
1. A planned military movement. 2. A skillful move or clever trick.
Maneuver(V)
to handily or skillfully go around something
Maneuver(Transitive Verb)
to cause troops or warships to carry out a military maneuver
Marsupial
pouched mammal (like a kangaroo)
Metaphor
A firgure of speech in which a word phrase that is ordinarily associated with one thing is applied to something else, thus making a comparison between the two.
Mosaic
art consisting of a design made of small pieces of colored stone or glass
Mutation
change in a DNA sequence that affects genetic information
Nebula
A thinly spread could of interstellar gas
Nocturnal
of or relating to or occurring in the night
Nuisance
a source of annoyance; a bother
Omnivorre
an organism that eats both plants and animals
Outrageous
greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation
Ozone
a toxic form of oxygen; has 3 molecules instead of 2
Parasite
an organism that lives on or in a host and causes harm to the host