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hydrogen peroxide
an unstable compound, a colorless, syrupy liquid, often used in dilute solution as a bleach or disinfecting agent
ger
old age
literature
imaginative or creative writing; printed material of any kind as for political campaign
litera
letter
hydrotherapy
the treatment of diseases; especially in physical therapy, by the use of baths
dyna
power
malaise
a vague feeling of discomfort or uneasiness as in early in an illness
hydro
water
maladjusted
inability to adjust or fit personality needs to environmental demands; poor adjustment, as in a machine
geritol
a brand name for a vitamin tonic to pep old bodies
obliterate
to destroy so as to leave no trace; wipe out; erase
geriatrics
medical stufy of the physiology and pathology of old age
malady
sickness, illness
dynamic
dealing with energy, force, or motion in relation to force- energetic, vigorous, or forceful
malignant
very harmful
dynamo
generator especially for producing direct current; an extremely energetic and forceful person
hydrofoil
winglike structure attached to the hull of a watercraft to lift it at a certain speed above the water to skim along at great speeds
mal
bad
malediction
curse, evil spell
hydrant
upright pipe sercing as an outlet from a water main
malfunction
to fail to function as it should
dehydrate
to remove or lose water
illiterate
unable to read or write; marked by inferiority of an expected standard of familiarity with language and literature
hydrophobia
rabies; characterized in animals by seeming fear of water
malapropos
at an awkward or improper time or place; inopportune
malarkey
Irish slang word meaning insincere, meaningless and delibaretely misleading talk; nonsense
malinger
to pretend to be ill or otherwise incapacitated in order to escpae duty or work, shirk
malformation
abnormal or irregular structure or form
hydrocephalus
a condition characterized by an abnormal increase in the amount of fluid in the cranium
malpractice
improper or negligent conduct or treatment especially by a physician
hydropathy
method of treatment that attemptes to cure all diseases by exernal or internal use of water
hydroelectric
having to do with the production of electricity by water power or steam
malcontent
discontented, dissatisfied, or rebellious
dynamite
powerful explosive composed of nitroglycerin or another explosive compound dispersed in an absorbent medium with a combustible dope such as wood pulp and an antacid such as calcium carbonate
malign
to speak evil of; defame; slander
literal
based on the actualy words in their ordinary meaning - not symbolic
literate
able to read and write knowledgeable; educated
maladroit
awkward, clumsy, bungling
malic
ill will with a desire to harm; spite
malevolent
wishing harm or evil to others; showing ill will
malnutrition
poor nutrition; especially because of insufficient or poorly balanced diet
dynasty
a succession of rulers who are members of the same family