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  • 161shark — shark1 sharklike, adj. /shahrk/, n. any of a group of elongate elasmobranch, mostly marine fishes, certain species of which are large, voracious, and sometimes dangerous to humans. [1560 70; orig. uncert.] shark2 /shahrk/, n. 1. a person who… …

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  • 162Singapore — Singaporean, n., adj. /sing geuh pawr , pohr , sing euh /, n. 1. an island on the Strait of Singapore, off the S tip of the Malay Peninsula. 2. an independent republic comprising this island and a few adjacent islets: member of the Commonwealth… …

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  • 163slow — slowly, adv. slowness, n. /sloh/, adj., slower, slowest, adv., slower, slowest, v. adj. 1. moving or proceeding with little or less than usual speed or velocity: a slow train. 2. characterized by lack of speed: a slow pace. 3. taking or requiring …

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  • 164South Africa — Republic of, a country in S Africa; member of the Commonwealth of Nations until 1961. 42,327,458; 472,000 sq. mi. (1,222,480 sq. km). Capitals: Pretoria and Cape Town. Formerly, Union of South Africa. * * * South Africa Introduction South Africa… …

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  • 165spider crab — any of various crabs of the family Majidae, having long, slender legs and a comparatively small, triangular body. [1700 10] * * * Any species of sluggish marine crab in the widely distributed family Majidae (or Maiidae). Spider crabs have a beak… …

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  • 166sucker — suckerlike, adj. /suk euhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that sucks. 2. Informal. a person easily cheated, deceived, or imposed upon. 3. an infant or a young animal that is suckled, esp. a suckling pig. 4. a part or organ of an animal adapted for… …

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  • 167thrombosis — thrombotic /throm bot ik/, adj. /throm boh sis/, n. Pathol. intravascular coagulation of the blood in any part of the circulatory system, as in the heart, arteries, veins, or capillaries. [1700 10; < NL < Gk thrómbosis. See THROMB , OSIS] * * *&#8230; …

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  • 168Ukraine — /yooh krayn , kruyn , yooh krayn/, n. a republic in SE Europe: rich agricultural and industrial region. 50,684,635; 223,090 sq. mi. (603,700 sq. km). Cap.: Kiev. Russian, Ukraina. Formerly, Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic. * * * Ukraine&#8230; …

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  • 169whale shark — a tropical shark, Rhincodon typus, ranging in size from 30 to 60 ft. (9 to 18 m), having small teeth and a sievelike structure over its gills for catching plankton. [1880 85] * * * Species (Rhincodon typus) of gigantic but harmless shark found&#8230; …

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  • 170Ganges River — Hindi Ganga River, northern India and Bangladesh. Held sacred by followers of Hinduism, it is formed from five headstreams rising in Uttaranchal state. On its 1,560 mi (2,510 km) course, it flows southeast through the Indian states of Uttar&#8230; …

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  • 171metamorphic rock — Any of a class of rocks that result from the alteration of preexisting rocks in response to changing geological conditions, including variations in temperature, pressure, and mechanical stress. The preexisting rocks may be igneous, sedimentary,&#8230; …

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  • 172sand shark — Any of about six species of shallow water, bottom dwelling sharks in the genus Odontaspis (family Odontaspididae), found along tropical and temperate coastlines of all oceans. They are 10–20 ft (3–6 m) long and are brown or gray above, paler&#8230; …

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  • 173Media and Publishing — ▪ 2007 Introduction The Frankfurt Book Fair enjoyed a record number of exhibitors, and the distribution of free newspapers surged. TV broadcasters experimented with ways of engaging their audience via the Internet; mobile TV grew; magazine&#8230; …

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  • 174phlegmatic — adjective /flɛɡˈmætɪk/ a) Not easily excited to action or passion; calm; sluggish. b) Abounding in phlegm; as, phlegmatic humors; a phlegmatic constitution. Syn: apathetic, sluggish, cold blooded …

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  • 175hyponoia — Deficient or sluggish mental activity or imagination. [hypo + G. noeo, to think] * * * hy·po·noia (hi&#8243;po noiґ&#601;) [hypo + Gr. noein to think] sluggish mental activity …

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  • 176inert — 1. Slow in action; sluggish; inactive. 2. Devoid of active chemical properties, as the i. gases. 3. Denoting a drug or agent having no pharmacologic or therapeutic action. [L. iners, unskillful, sluggish, fr. in, neg. + ars, art] * * * in·ert in&#8230; …

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  • 177layer — A sheet of one substance lying on another and distinguished from it by a difference in texture or color or by not being continuous with it. SEE ALSO: stratum, lamina. SYN: panniculus. ameloblastic l. the internal l. of the enamel organ. SYN: enam …

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  • 178lymphatic — 1. Pertaining to lymph. 2. A vascular channel that transports lymph. 3. Sometimes used to pertain to a sluggish or phlegmatic characteristic. SYN: vas lymphaticum. [L. lymphaticus, frenzied; Mod. L. use, of or for lymph] afferent l. a l. vessel&#8230; …

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  • 179torpent — 1. SYN: torpid. 2. A benumbing agent. [L. torpeo, pres. p. ens, to be sluggish] * * * tor·pent (torґp&#601;nt) [L. torpere to be sluggish] 1. torpid. 2. an agent that reduces irritation …

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  • 180List of Pokémon (102–151) — Contents 1 Exeggcute 2 Exeggutor 3 Cubone 4 Marowak …

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