vacuum - n. a space with nothing at all in
it
compel - v. to cause a person to give in to
pressure
inoculate - v. to introduce material -as a vaccine- into the body especially by injection to protect against or treat a
disease
narrate - v. to give an oral or written account of in some
detail
cemetery - n. a piece of land used for burying the
dead
astronomer - n. an expert in the science of the heavenly bodies and of their sizes and motions and
composition
extinguish - v. to cause to cease
burning
society - n. a group of persons formally joined together for some common
interest
stationery - n. materials -as paper and pens and ink- for writing or
typing
senator - n. a member of a
senate
physician - n. a person specially trained in healing human medical
disorders
thermometer - n. an instrument for measuring
temperature
triathlon - n. an athletic contest that is a long-distance race consisting of three phases -as swimming and bicycling and
running-
perceptible - adj. able to be perceived by a sense or by the
mind
motivate - v. to provide with a reason for doing
something
accommodate - v. to furnish something as a kindness or
favor
gazelle - n. any of numerous small graceful swift antelopes of Africa and
Asia
barracuda - n. any of several large fierce marine fishes of warm seas that have strong jaws and sharp teeth and that include some used for
food
surveillance - n. supervision or
inspection
belligerent - adj. feeling or displaying eagerness to
fight
aberrant - adj. departing from some accepted standard of what is
normal
vignette - n. a brief literary description; decorative design -as of vine leaves- put on or just before a title page or at the beginning or end of a
chapter
colleague - n. a fellow
worker
etiquette - n. rules for good behavior and
manners
accomplice - n. one associated with another in
wrongdoing
affirmative - adj. answering yes to a question at
issue
poinsettia - n. a showy Mexican and Central American plant with large scarlet bracts that grow like petals about its small yellow
flowers
buffoon - n. a person who is always clowning and trying to be
funny
acquittal - n. the state of being found not
guilty
colloquial - adj. having the style and content of everyday
conversation