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  1. Liaison
    Communication or cooperation that facilitates a good working relationship between people or organizations
  2. Convalesce
    To recover one's strength over a period of time after an illness or operation
  3. Abysmal
    Extremely bad ; appalling
  4. Acquiesce
    To accept something reluctantly but without protest
  5. Ingenue
    • An innocent or unsophisticated young woman
    • A part of an ingenue in a play
    • An actress who plays an ingenue
  6. Anomalous
    Deviating from what is standard, normal, or expected
  7. Ancillary
    Providing necessary support to the primary activities or operation of an organization, institution, industry, or system
  8. Apartheid
    System of racial segregation in South America enforced by legislation by the National Party (NP), governing party for decades
  9. Ennui
    A feeling of listlessness and dissatisfaction arising from a lack of occupation or excitement
  10. Armistice
    An agreement made by opposing sides in a war to stop fighting for a certain time ; a truce
  11. Asymptote
    A line that continually approaches a given curve but does not meet it at any finite distance
  12. Asterisk
    A symbol (*) used to mark printed or written text, typically as a reference to an annotation or to stand for omitted matter
  13. Asbestos
    Refers to a set of six naturally occurring fibrous minerals: chrysotile, crocidolite, amosite, anthophyllite, tremolite, and actinolite.
  14. Auxiliary
    Providing supplementary or additional help or support

    A person or thing providing supplementary or additional help or support
  15. Bailiwick
    • one's sphere of operations or particular area of interest
    • the district or jurisdiction of a bailie or bailiff
  16. Bivouac
    Stay in a temporary area without cover
  17. Cataclysm
    • A large-scale and violent event in the natural world
    • A sudden violent upheaval, especially in a political or social context
  18. Chassis
    • The base frame of a motor vehicle or other wheeled conveyance
    • The outer structural framework of a piece of audio, radio, and or computer equipment
  19. Clerestory
    • The upper part of the nave, choir, and transepts of a large church, containing a series of windows. It is clear of the roofs of the aisles and admits light to to the central parts of the building
    • The windows of the clerestory of a church or similar windows in another building
    • a raised section of roof running down the center of a railroad car, with small windows or ventilators
  20. Chronological
    (of a record of events) Starting with the earliest and following the order in which they occurred
  21. Dichotomy
    A division or contrast between two things that are or are represented as being opposed or entirely different
  22. Diaspora
    • Scattered population whose origin lies within a smaller geographic locale.
    • It is to also refer to the movement of the population from its original homeland
  23. Derriere
    Euphemistic term for a person's buttocks
  24. Desiccation
    • State of extreme dryness, or the process of extreme drying
    • Desiccants are hygroscopic substances that induces or sustains such a state to in its local vicinity in a moderate sealed container

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2016-11-07 15:59:07
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