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puzzle where you fill a square grid with words reading the same down as across acrostic , word square
development of many different forms from an originally homogeneous group of organisms as they fill different ecological niches adaptive radiation
medium that was once supposed to fill all space and to support the propagation of electromagnetic waves aether , ether
alloy of mercury with another metal (usually silver) used by dentists to fill cavities in teeth; except for iron and platinum all metals dissolve in mercury and chemists refer to the resulting mercury mixtures as amalgams amalgam , dental amalgam
encourage and fill with spirit animate , embolden , inspirit , invigorate
fill with horror or dismay appall
relatively large open container that you fill with water and use to wash the body bath , bathing tub , bathtub , tub
pit created to provide earth that can be used as fill at another site borrow pit
fill in brief , complete , inform , interject , replacement , substitute
fill to overflowing brim
hole in a barrel or cask; used to fill or empty it bunghole
gathering of passengers sufficient to fill an automobile carload
any of various materials used by dentists to fill cavities in teeth cement
Gestalt principle of organization holding that there is an innate tendency to perceive incomplete objects as complete and to close or fill gaps and to perceive asymmetric stimuli as symmetric closure , law of closure
test for diagnosing reading ability; words are deleted from a prose passage and the reader is required to fill in the blanks cloze procedure , cloze test
attendant (usually an officer of a nobleman's household) whose duty is to fill and serve cups of wine cupbearer
artifact consisting of soft or resilient material used to fill or give shape or protect or add comfort cushioning , padding
either of the two dilated ends of the lacrimal ducts at the nasal ends of the eyes that fill with tears secreted by the lacrimal glands dacryocyst , lacrimal sac , tear sac
widening of the chambers of the heart between two contractions when the chambers fill with blood diastole
fill with joy elate
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