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15 Cards in this Set

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childish; immature
adj. puerile
a teacher
n. pedagogue
1. a person who pays excessive attention to learning rules rather than to understanding

2. a scholarly show-off
n. pedant
something that has a real of independent existence
n. entity
1. a person or thing of no importance

2. something that does not exist or exists only in the imagination
n. nonentity
1. the basic element; the identifying characterstic

2. a substance in concentrated from obtained from a plant or drug
n. essence
branch of medicine treating disorders of the skeletal system and tissues related to movement
n. orthopedics
about to die or end
adj. moribund
1. to shame

2. to discipline oneself by denial
v. mortify
an examination to determine the cause of death; an autopsy
n. postmortem
the act of painlessly killing a suffering person or animal; mercy killing
n. euthanasia
possessed at birth; inborn
adj. innate
1. childlike; unnsophisticated

2. gullible
adj. naive
emerging; coming into existence
adj. nascent
a rebirth; a renewal
n. renaissance