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militant Marxist-Leninist terrorist organization formed in 1975 to force Turkey to acknowledge killing more than a million Armenians and forcibly removing them from border areas in 1915; wants Turkey to pay reparations and cede territory to Armenia 3rd October Organization , Armenian Secret Army for the Liberation of Armenia , ASALA , Orly Group
small perch of India whose gills are modified to allow it to breathe air; has spiny pectoral fins that enable it to travel on land A. testudineus , Anabas testudineus , climbing perch
first of the Old Testament patriarchs and the father of Isaac; according to Genesis, God promised to give Abraham's family (the Hebrews) the land of Canaan (the Promised Land); God tested Abraham by asking him to sacrifice his son Abraham , Ibrahim
disorder in which a lesion to the central nervous system leaves you unable to formulate a statement or to express yourself in an organized manner acataphasia
succeed to a position accede to , supersede
diacritical mark used to indicate stress or placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciation accent , accent mark
act of attaining or gaining access to a new office or right or position (especially the throne) accession , rise to power
person who gives assistance or comfort to someone known to be a felon or known to be sought in connection with the commission of a felony accessory after the fact
environment, to adjust to new acclimatize
antihypertensive drug that blocks the formation of angiotensin in the kidney, leading to relaxation of the arteries; promotes the excretion of salt and water by inhibiting the activity of the angiotensin converting enzyme; also used to treat congestive he ACE inhibitor , angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor
immunity to a particular disease that is not innate but has been acquired during life; immunity can be acquired by the development of antibodies after an attack of an infectious disease or by a pregnant mother passing antibodies through the placenta to a acquired immunity
agency that designs advertisement to call public attention to its clients ad agency , advertising agency
extinct small mostly diurnal lower primates that fed on leaves and fruit; abundant in North America and Europe 30 to 50 million years ago; their descendents probably include the lemurs; some authorities consider them ancestral to anthropoids but others co Adapid , Adapid group
ability to change (or be changed) to fit changed circumstances adaptability
component that is added to something to improve it add-on , addition , improver
(Roman law) a formal award by a magistrate of a thing or person to another person (as the award of a debtor to his creditor); a surrender to a master addiction
Apocryphal book consisting of text added to the Book of Esther Additions to Esther
part of speech used to add information to nouns adjective
legal proceeding that creates a parent-child relation between persons not related by blood; the adopted child is entitled to all privileges belonging to a natural child of the adoptive parents (including the right to inherit) adoption
Italian pope from 1458 to 1464 who is remembered for his unsuccessful attempt to lead a crusade against the Turks (1405-1464) Aeneas Silvius , Enea Silvio Piccolomini , Pius II
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