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mystery
1. Anything that arouses curiousity because it is difficult to explain or is a secret. 2. A piece of fiction dealing with a puzzling matter, often a crime.
literary
Of literature or authors: a literary critic.
treachery
Willful betrayal of trust; treason.
theory
An assumption or guess based on limited information or knowledge.
bravery
The condition or quality of being brave; courage.
primary
1. First in time or sequence; original. 2. First in importance, degree, or quality; chief.
3. primaries - something that is primary. A primary election. A primary election in which registered voters, usually the voters of each party, nominate candidates for office.
legendary
Talked about frequently; famous.
forgery
The act or crime of imitating a signature, document, painting, etc., with the intention of passing off the copy as the real thing.
cemetery
A place for burying the dead; a graveyard.
elementary
Of, involving, or introducing the fundamental or simplest aspects of a subject: an elementary textbook.
observatory
A place designed and equipped for making observations, as in astronomy or meteorology.
secretary
1. A person employed to do clerical work, such as typing and filing. 2. An officer of an organization in charge of the minutes of meetings, correspondence, etc. 3. The head of a government department. 4. A desk with a small bookcase on top.
nursery
A room set apart for the use of babies or children.
satisfactory
Sufficient to meet a demand or requirement; adequate.
imaginary
Having existence only in the imagination; unreal; fictitious.
vocabulary
The sum of words used by a particular person, profession etc.
ordinary
Commonly encountered; usual; normal.
machinery
1. Machines or machine parts as a group. 2. The working parts of a particular machine.
boundary
An edge, limit, or dividing line marking the place where a country, state, or other region ends.
temporary
Lasting or used for a limited time only; not permanent.
preliminary
Leading to or preparing for the main event, action, or business.
contemporary
Current; modern.
derogatroy
Tending to belittle; harshly critical.
itinerary
A schedule of places to be visited in the course of a journey.
discriminatory
Showing prejudice; biased.