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  1. 3. the part of the earth’s surface where, at temperatures below 32°F (0°C), the water is frozen solid. Even a small pond while frozen over during the winter is part of the cryosphere, but cryosphere refers more often to large regions covered in snow and ice for much or all of the year, as the ice sheets of Antarctica and Greenland, glaciers, icebergs, and expanses of permafrost, all of which are especially sensitive to global shifts in climate
  2. 5. any of several plants belonging to the genus Lycopersicon, of the nightshade family, native to Mexico and Central and South America, especially the widely cultivated species L. lycopersicum, bearing a mildly acid, pulpy, usually red fruit eaten raw or cooked as a vegetable.
  3. 6. deep orange
  4. 8. a strong coffee prepared by forcing live steam under pressure, or boiling water, through ground dark-roast coffee beans.
  5. 10. an intense, persistent, irrational fear of a specific object, activity, situation, or person that manifests in physical symptoms such as sweating, trembling, rapid heartbeat, or shortness of breath, and that motivates avoidance behavior.
  6. 11. a slightly flattened Italian yeast bread made with olive oil and having large air pockets within.
  7. 14. one of a breed of toy spaniels having a long, silky coat and large, erect ears held so that they resemble the wings of a butterfly.
  8. 15. a humorous or satirical imitation of a serious piece of literature or writing
  9. 19. a large, round, flat Italian bread, sprinkled before baking with olive oil, salt, and often herbs.
  10. 21. an official who examines books, plays, news reports, motion pictures, radio and television programs, letters, cablegrams, etc., for the purpose of suppressing parts deemed objectionable on moral, political, military, or other grounds.
  11. 22. any of several chiefly golden-flowered composite plants, especially of the genus Tagetes, as T. erecta, having strong-scented foliage and yielding an oil that repels root parasites.
  12. 25. any of numerous dipterous insects of the family Culicidae, the females of which suck the blood of animals and humans, some species transmitting certain diseases, as malaria and yellow fever.
  13. 28. small rounds of pasta, filled, as with a meat or cheese stuffing, and then shaped into rings and boiled
  14. 30. the abode of God, the angels, and the spirits of the righteous after death
  15. 32. a long rope or line of hide or other material with a running noose at one end, used for roping horses, cattle, etc.
  16. 33. a business enterprise or speculation in which something is risked in the hope of profit
  17. 34. a poem, properly expressive of a single, complete thought, idea, or sentiment, of 14 lines, usually in iambic pentameter, with rhymes arranged according to one of certain definite schemes, being in the strict or Italian form divided into a major group of 8 lines (the octave) followed by a minor group of 6 lines (the sestet), and in a common English form into 3 quatrains followed by a couplet.
  1. 1. a preparation of the seeds of cacao, roasted, husked, and ground, often sweetened and flavored, as with vanilla.
  2. 2. a buffy-gray, wolflike canid, Canis latrans, of North America, distinguished from the wolf by its relatively small size and its slender build, large ears, and narrow muzzle.
  3. 4. a white, starchy pasta of Italian origin that is made in the form of long strings, boiled, and served with any of a variety of meat, tomato, or other sauces.
  4. 7. the outer, front part of the thorax, or the front part of the body from the neck to the abdomen
  5. 9. a potentially violent and destructive system of atmospheric circulation, characterized by a long, funnel-shaped cloud extending toward the ground and made visible by condensation and debris
  6. 12. a domesticated South American ruminant, Lama pacos, having long, soft, silky fleece, related to the llama and believed to be a variety of the guanaco.
  7. 13. capacity for learning, reasoning, understanding, and similar forms of mental activity
  8. 16. a structure usually regarded as a tomb, consisting of two or more large, upright stones set with a space between and capped by a horizontal stone.
  9. 17. the handing down of statements, beliefs, legends, customs, information, etc., from generation to generation, especially by word of mouth or by practice
  10. 18. the science that investigates the principles governing correct or reliable inference.
  11. 20. a large, usually pear-shaped fruit having green to blackish skin, a single large seed, and soft, light-green pulp, borne by the tropical American tree Persea americana and its variety P. adrymifolia, often eaten raw, especially in salads.
  12. 23. a dip of mashed avocado mixed with tomato, onion, and seasonings.
  13. 24. rivalry between two or more persons or groups for an object desired in common, usually resulting in a victor and a loser but not necessarily involving the destruction of the latter.
  14. 26. the tough, viscid, nitrogenous substance remaining when the flour of wheat or other grain is washed to remove the starch.
  15. 27. folklore and superstition) a human being who has changed into a wolf, or is capable of assuming the form of a wolf, while retaining human intelligence.
  16. 29. a type of tubular pasta having diagonally cut ends.
  17. 31. a party, dance, or other festive gathering of persons wearing masks and other disguises, and often elegant, historical, or fantastic costumes.