Www set 9
Terms in this set (25)
Sympathy-feelings of pity and sorrow for someone else's misfortune.
Pathetic-arousing pity, especially through vulnerability or sadness.
Amoral-lacking a moral sense
Atheist-a person who disbelieves or lacks belief in the existence of God or gods.
Astronomy-the branch of science that deals with celestial objects, space, and the physical universe as a whole.
Economy-the wealth and resources of a country or region, especially in terms of the production and consumption of goods and services.
Infidel-a person who does not believe in religion or who adheres to a religion other than one's own.
Fidelity-faithfulness to a person, cause, or belief, demonstrated by continuing loyalty and support.
Cacophony-a harsh, discordant mixture of sounds.
Cacodyl-a malodorous, toxic, spontaneously flammable liquid compound containing arsenic.
Heterodox-not conforming with accepted or orthodox standards or beliefs.
occurring in two or more different forms, especially at different stages in the life cycle.
Science-the intellectual and practical activity encompassing the systematic study of the structure and behavior of the physical and natural world through observation and experiment.
Sciolist-a person who pretends to be knowledgeable and well informed.
Photograph-a picture made using a camera, in which an image is focused onto film or other light-sensitive material and then made visible and permanent by chemical treatment, or stored digitally.
Bibliography-a list of the books referred to in a scholarly work, usually printed as an appendix.
Bilateral-having or relating to two sides
Latitude-the angular distance of a place north or south of the earth's equator, or of a celestial object north or south of the celestial equator, usually expressed in degrees and minutes.
Neolithic-of, relating to, or denoting the later part of the Stone Age, when ground or polished stone weapons and implements prevailed.
Megalith-a large stone that forms a prehistoric monument or part of one.
Tractor-a powerful motor vehicle with large rear wheels, used chiefly on farms for hauling equipment and trailers.
Detract-reduce or take away the worth or value of.
In or out
Inscribe-write or carve (words or symbols) on something, especially as a formal or permanent record.
Insane-in a state of mind that prevents normal perception, behavior, or social interaction; seriously mentally ill.
Cooperate-act jointly; work toward the same end.
Coordinating-bring the different elements of (a complex activity or organization) into a relationship that will ensure efficiency or harmony.
Philosopher-a person engaged or learned in philosophy, especially as an academic discipline.
a hi-fi enthusiast.
of, affecting, or resembling a pig or pigs.
Canine-of, relating to, or resembling a dog or dogs.
Pulsar-a celestial object, thought to be a rapidly rotating neutron star, that emits regular pulses of radio waves and other electromagnetic radiation at rates of up to one thousand pulses per second.
Lunar-of, determined by, relating to, or resembling the moon.
Hexagram-a figure formed of six straight lines, in particular.
a plane figure with six straight sides and angles.
Fracture-the cracking or breaking of a hard object or material.
Infracton-a violation or infringement of a law, agreement, or set of rules
Plateau-an area of relatively level high ground.
Platypus-a semiaquatic egg-laying mammal that frequents lakes and streams in eastern Australia. It has a sensitive pliable bill shaped like that of a duck, webbed feet with venomous spurs, and dense fur.
Theology- the study of the nature of God and religious belief.
Atheism-disbelief or lack of belief in the existence of God or gods.
Define- a statement of the exact meaning of a word, especially in a dictionary.
Final-coming at the end of a series.
a solid figure with many plane faces, typically more than six.
a solid having four plane triangular faces; a triangular pyramid.
a vehicle specially equipped for taking sick or injured people to and from the hospital, especially in emergencies.
Ambulatory-relating to or adapted for walking.
Luminous-full of or shedding light; bright or shining, especially in the dark.
Glorious-having, worthy of, or bringing fame or admiration.
Topology-the study of geometric properties and spatial relations unaffected by the continuous change of shape or size of figures.
Topic-a matter dealt with in a text, discourse, or conversation; a subject.
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