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MItch's December Words

Terms

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anthropologist
a social scientist who specializes in anthropology
enhance
increase
renowned
widely known and esteemed
celestial
of heaven or the spirit
epitaph
an inscription on a tombstone or monument in memory of the person buried there
global positioning system
a navigational system involving satellites and computers that can determine the latitude and longitude of a receiver on Earth by computing the time difference for signals from different satellites to reach the receiver
deficiency
a lack or shortage
adaptation
a change; an adjustment made to meet new conditions
ingrained
(used especially of ideas or principles) deeply rooted
prosthetic
relating to a device that substitutes for or supplements a missing or defective part of the body
antiquity
an artifact surviving from the past
Archimedes
Greek mathematician and physicist noted for his work in hydrostatics and mechanics and geometry (287-212 BC)
sloth
laziness
diverse
distinctly dissimilar or unlike
perseverance
the act of persisting or persevering
circumstance
the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event
commemorative
intended as a commemoration
socialize
make conform to socialist ideas and philosophies
amputation
an operation to remove a body part such as an arm or leg
Paralympics
an international sports competition for athletes with physical challenges
mechanism
the technical aspects of doing something
invaluable
having incalculable monetary worth
intimidating
discouraging through fear
astronomical
inconceivably large
sophisticated
marked by wide-ranging knowledge and appreciation of many parts of the world arising from urban life and wide travel
conclusively
definitely
disconnect
the state of being uninterested in someone or something
console
housing for electronic instruments, as radio or television

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