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Vocab. Units 9-12 Review

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respiration
the act of breathing and exhaling; breathing
psychology
the study of mental processes and behavior
nausea
a feeling of sickness in the stomach; seasickness
lunatic
insane; a person affected by the moon
sentimental
appealing to emotions, feelings
euphony
agreable sound
cognizance
conscious knowledge; observance
factory
a building where things are made
transcontinental
spanning across a continent
inquisitive
unduly curious and seeking knowledge
maritime
of, relating to, adjacent to the sea
progress
movement toward a goal; moving forward
bibliophile
a lover or collector of books
transcription
a full written copy; "write across"
zoology
the branch of biology that deals with animals
manual
done by, used by, operated by hands
carnivore
a flesh eating animal
precede
to come, exist, or occur before in time
anniversary
the annual recuring date of a past event
proceed
to continue; to go forward
graduation
to receipt of academic degree or diploma upon completion of studies
transmit
to send to spread across
confidant
one to whom secrets or private matters are told
microcosm
a small representative system having analogies to a larger configuration
perennial
lasting through the year or through many years
verbosity
the use of excessive amount of words
accredited
to supply with credentials; authorized
transport
to cary from one place to the next
audiophile
one who loves sound
homogenous
same or similar nature of kind of something
soliloquy
thoughts or feelings of character spoken when alone
voracious
consuming or eating great amounts of food
heterdox
not in agreement with the accepted opinion or belief
inaudible
impossible to hear
incognito
with one's identity concealed or disguised
temporary
lasting for a limited time
intercept
to throw between
epidermis
the outer protective layer of skin
demagogue
a leader of the people
adjacent
close to "thrown" near
psychedelic
marked with hallucinations, mental distortions
homophone
having the same sound but different spelling, origin, meaning
fascimile
something made similar; reproduction, copy
perspire
sweat, (literally "breathe through")
remit
to send (money)
contemporary
a person living during the same time period as another
project
to throw forward
paradox
opinion, belief that seems to contradict itself
eulogy
positive words spoken about a deceased person
manicure
the care of hands and fingernails