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a. belonging to a period before a war especially the American Civil War

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n. a threadlike strand of DNA in the cell nucleus that carries the genes in a linear order

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a. harmful to living things, causing harm or damage

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v. grant freedom to; as from slavery or servitude, grant voting rights

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v. edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate

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n. function primarily to transport oxygen from the lungs to the body tissues

Spelling Word: hemoglobin
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v. estimate the value of, insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby

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a. relating to the motion of material bodies and the forces associated therewith

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a. attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery

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a. having unlimited power, having virtually unlimited authority or influence

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