|basic, original, primeval, ancient; initial, first; main, central; extremely important; essential, fundamental||primal|
|(1) The difference between the average price in Treasury auctions and the stopout price. (2) A future money marketinstrument (one available some period hence) created by buying an existing instrument and financing the initial portion of its life with a...||Tail|
|(1694-1778, born Francois Marie Arouet), eighteenth century French writer and philosopher, central figure in the Enlightenment||Voltaire|
|(A.D. 76-138, original name Publius Aelius Hadrianus), Emperor of Rome (117-138) who was the adopted son of Trajan||Hadrian|
|(Ancient Rome) portraits of ancestors made of wax||imagines|
|(Biochemistry) type of aromatic amino acid which is essential to nutrition in animals (found in some leguminous plant seeds)||tryptophan|
|(born 1945) Commander in Chief of the United States Central Command, four-star general in charge of American military troops carrying out Operation Iraqi Freedom||General Tommy R. Franks|
|(Botany) cluster of flowers; flat-topped or convex inflorescence in which the individual flower stalks grow upward from various points on the main stem to approximately the same height, flat flower head||corymb|
|(Botany) main axis of a plant (especially a trunk or stem), main plant stem, monopode||monopodium|
|(British slang) dessert; course that comes after the main meal||afters|
|(British spelling for inflection) curve, bend; change in pitch or tone of the voice; addition of a suffix or other element to the basic form of a word to change its meaning or function (Grammar)||inflexion|
|(British spelling for meter) basic unit of length in the metric system, one hundred centimeters, 39.37 inches; definite measurement; poetic measure; rhythm (in music); instrument that automatically measures quantities of substances (gas, water, or elec...||metre|
|(British) highway, main road; easy way||highroad|
|(British) type of hat that covers the head face and shoulders (worn in extremely cold weather), knitted cap||balaclava|
|(c.495 BC - c.429 BC) ancient Athenian statesman and general||Pericles|
|(c480-c406 BC) ancient Greek playwright||Euripides|
|(Chemistry) C5H8, compound found in plant essential oils and which belongs to the family of natural unsaturated hydrocarbons derived from isoprene units (aromatic that is used in food and perfumes), chemical from essential oils||terpene|
|(Chemistry) chemical agent that forms a gradient in concentration and exercises control over morphogenesis, substance important for development of embryo||morphogen|
|(Chemistry) containing two replaceable hydrogen atoms; containing two basic univalent atoms, dibasic acid, formed with two atoms of metal, with two replaceable hydrogen atoms||dibasic|
|(commonly used in its plural form: graffiti) drawing or writing which has been written or painted on a wall or other surface (usually in a public area), ancient inscription, written mark on wall||graffito|
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