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ballistics
science that deals w/ motion of objects that are driven forward
trajectory
the curve that a body like a planet travels along in space
proclivities
inclination towards something
stagnant
not advancing or developing
centriuge
machine using centrifugal force for separating substances of diff. densities
feigning
to give a false appearance of
tactile
perceptible to touch; tangible
suffused
spread trhough w/ color or light of liquid
profusion
plentiful supply; great quantity
insidiuos
treacherous; harmful
perfunctorily
routine, mechanical, careless
penance
self-punishment
obscure
not easily understood or not clearly expressed
oblivion
forgetting
incite
to stir up; start
stratum
layer
odious
strong dislike
heresy
goes against church
cacophony
harsh, unpleasant sound
melancholy
sadness/depression
pedants
person who shows off their learning
cadence
rhythmic flow of sounds