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tautology
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n. (logic) a statement that is necessarily true, useless repetition
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taxonomy
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n. practice of classifying plants and animals according to their presumed natural relationships
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tectonic
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a. pertaining to the structure or movement of the earth's crust ,of or pertaining to construction or architecture
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tempestuous
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a. (of the elements) as if showing violent anger, characterized by violent emotions or behavior
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thermodynamics
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n. the branch of physics concerned with the conversion of different forms of energy
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totalitarian
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a. characterized by a government in which the political authority exercises absolute and centralized control
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unctuous
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a. unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech
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vehement
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a. marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently
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fervid
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a. characterized by great force or energy, intensely enthusiastic or passionate, especially to an excessive degree
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vortex
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n. a powerful circular current of water, the shape of something rotating rapidly
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winnow
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v. blow away or off with a current of air, separate the chaff from by using air currents
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wrought
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a. shaped to fit by or as if by altering the contours of a pliable mass (as by work or effort)
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xenophobe
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n. person having dislike of or prejudice against people from other countries
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yeoman
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n. officer in the (ceremonial) bodyguard of the British monarch
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ziggurat
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n. a rectangular tiered temple or terraced mound erected by the ancient Assyrians and Babylonians
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