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autoplatsy
Taking a part of the body and transplatning it to another part of the body
Byzantine
Applying to the dome style architecture of Byzantine. Istanbul which stands on the site of old Constantinople
chartreuse
yellowish green
donnybrook
free for all
Easter Island
Island off the coast of Chile which contains large statue heads
fantods
fanlight
State of nervous irratibility
Half circle window with sash bars
Guy Fawkes Day
Commemorates failure of Fawks to blow up the King and Parliament on November 5, 1603
intractable
Difficult to manage
ligature
Thread used by a surgeon to close vessels and ducts
macron
Horizontal dash used to indicate a stressed syllable
minion
henchman or mercenary
Mrs. Grundy
Extremely priggish person alluded to in a play
Orangeman
Member of a secret society in North Ireland founded in 1795 to maintain ascendency of Protestant Irish
Satchel Paige
American baseball player, first black pitcher
redolent
fragrant, suggestive of politics
round robin
petition or protect. Double elimination tournament
smite
to inflict a heavy blow on
trivet
Metal stand used under a hot plate
Voltaire
Francois Marie Arouet (pen name Voltaire). One of France's greatest philosophers
Aloe vera
soathing, moistourizing extract made from the leaves of aloe
beriberi
degenerative disease of the nerves
credenza
a buffet or a side of a board without legs
Euphrates
Major river of the middle east
Gotham
nickname for New York City
hautboy
oboe
Inuit
people of the Arctic or Greenland; eskimos
jocose
of a playful joking disposition
lissome
Slender and able to bend easily and gracefully
mauve
reddish purple
niveous
Resembling snow in color
penuche
fudge made from brown sugar, butter, milk, and nuts
Quito
capital of Ecuador
regardant
looking backward in profile
savant
wise or scholarly person
tomnalley
part of a lobster eaten as a delicacy; lobster's liver
unduly
To a great or excesive extent
xylography
a wood engraving of an early period
yurt
Circular domed portable tent used by nomands of Central Asia
Zamboni
Machine sed to clean the ice at a hockey game, by laying a thin layer of water on the ice so it freezes to form a new layer
Attica
City state of Athens in ancient Greece. Site of a prison in New York State
Bannockburn
Town of central Scotland north east of Glasgow
chalice
cup used to administer wine at a Catholic Mass
denouement
the solution to a plot
emarginated
having margin interrupte by a notch
explicate
Clarify the meaning of something
fortitude
power to endure pain
geniculate
having knee like joints
heliotrope
a plant that grows towards or away from sunlight
ingress
entrance
lichen
any of a varieety of mosslike fungoid plants
mandrill
large ferocious African Baboon
obtrusive
given to intruding; showy; distracting
painted lady
A widely distributed butterfly (Vanessa cardui) having brown, black, and orange markings
pertussis
whooping cough
redress
Set right or remedy
saguaro
giant cactus
stipple
mark with dots or a grained pattern
torque
Force tht causes rotation
zepplin
Dirigible balloon with a cigar shaped bag