Chapter 9

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  1. Apogee
    n. highest point
  2. geocentric
    adj earth as center of planetary system
  3. perigee
    n. point where a satellite is nearest the earth
  4. inter
    tr. v.to bury
  5. terra cotta
    n. ceramic clay
  6. terrestrial
    adj. pertaining to earth & inhabitants
  7. exhume
    tr. v to dig out
  8. humus
    n. rich organic matter
  9. mountebank
    n. a trickster
  10. paramount
    adj. chief importance
  11. promontory
    n. a headland
  12. pastoral
    adj. pertaining to christian minister
  13. repast
    n. a meal
  14. rustic
    adj. typical of country life and people, rough
  15. rusticate
    intr.v to go to the country
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