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Apothecary
a pharmacist
Apodictic
shown by argument
Apogee
farthest point
Aperture
an opening
Aphorism
a concise statement
Apocalypse
a revelation
Apogeotropism
growing away from gravity
Apocope
dropping the end of a word
Aposiopesis
a break in thought
Apophasis
saying that you won't mention
Apoplexy
a stroke
Apotheosis
deification
Apostrophe
addressing someone in speech
Apology
a formal defense
Apostate
a renegade
Aposematic
warning
Apophyge
curve at the end of a column
Apopemptic
valedictory
Apomixis
nonsexual reproduction
Apologue
A short allegory
Apostle
one sent on a mission
Vivisection
subjecting living animals to cutting operation to gain medical knowledge
Monocular
one lens glasses
Appendectomy
surgeical removal of the appendix
Protozoa
single-celled animal
Neurons
impulse conducting cells in the brain
Homophones
two (or more) words pronounced the same with different meanings
Specious
superficially pleasing or correct
Inducted
formally admitted
Transfer
exchange
Pending
in the process of
Micron
a micrometer
Hydrants
street side emergency water pipes
Photons
strong particles of light and heat
Pantheon
all greek gods as a group
Pentagram
a stretched 5 sided star-shaped figure
Telekinesis
the movement of objects through mind-control
Video
electronic visual equilvalent of audio
Omnivorous
eating all kings of food indiscriminately
Excise
to cut out or remove ( as a tumor)
Polyphonic
two or more seperate melodies in harmony
Reviewed
looked at critically again
Hypothermia
subnormal body temperature
Pseudopods
temperarilly protusions of proto-plasn used for movement
Antibody
Protein that neuralizes an antigen
Antiballistic
an antimissile missile
Antilabor
opposed to unions
Antiscorbutic
a remedy for scurvy
Antimacassar
a small cover for a chair back
Antipode
the exact opposite
Antinovel
a radical novel
Antidote
a poison remedy
Antonomasia
the use of epithets
Antonym
an opposite word
Antivenin
an antitoxin for venom
Antiseptic
preventing infection
Antipathy
a strong dislike
Antinomian
belief in faith alone
Antimatter
opposite particles
Antilogy
a contradiction
Antihero
an untraditional protagonist
Antifebrile
reducing fever
Anticoagulant
drug that prevents clotting
Anticlimax
a ludicrous conclusion
Anticline
upward bend in rock strata
Megalith
a tall stone put in an open place
Populist
claiming to support ordinary people
Amorphous
having no definate form
Vestments
a official or ceremonial robe
Benefactor
one that donates money for good causes
Ponderous
very heavy and large
Corpulent
large, bulky, weighing a lot
Dormant
sleeping; inactive
Patriarch
male head of extended family
Novel
unique or revolutionary
Anticline
an upward bend in rock strata
Anticlimax
a ludicrous conclusion
Anticoagulant
drug that prevents clotting
Antifebrile
reducing fever
Antihero
an untraditional protagonist
Antilogy
a contradiction
Antimatter
opposite particles
Antinomian
belief in faith alone
Antipathy
a strong dislike
Antiseptic
preventing infection
Antivenin
an antitoxin for venom
Antonym
an opposite word
Antonomasia
the use of epithets
Antidote
a poison remedy
Antinovel
a radical novel
Anticline
an upward bend in rock strata
Anticlimax
a ludicrous conclusion
Anticoagulant
drug that prevents clotting
Antifebrile
reducing fever
Antihero
an untraditional protagonist
Antilogy
a contradiction
Antimatter
opposite particles
Antinomian
belief in faith alone
Antipathy
a strong dislike
Antiseptic
preventing infection
Antivenin
an antitoxin for venom
Antonym
an opposite word
Antonomasia
the use of epithets
Antidote
a poison remedy
Antinovel
a radical novel
Novel
unique or revolutionary
Patriarch
male head of extended family
Dormany
sleeping;inactive
Corpulent
large, bulky, weighing a lot
Ponderous
very heavy and large
Benefactor
one that donates money for a good cause
Vestment
a official or ceremonial robe
Amorphous
having no definate form
Populist
claiming to support ordinary people
Megalith
a tall stone put in an open place
Punetillious
precise observation of
Dejected
sad and downcast
Devastation
bad or complete destruction
Creation
causing to exist
Locus
Central source of activity or power
Heterodox
Having many opinions
Sanguinary
bloody, gory, violent
Amphibian
existing on land or water
Magnanimous
generous or forgiving to those less fortunate
Euphony
pleasing combination of sounds
Endoskelton
internal skeleton or framework of the body of an animal
Acrophobia
a fear of heights
Orthodontist
dentist specializing in straightening teeth
Computer
electronic device that can store and organize data
Veracity
truth or trustworthiness
Matricide
crime of murdering your own mother