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PALE FIRE VOCABULARY TEST #3 Lemniscate A curve in the form of the figure 8, with both parts symmetrical, generated by the point in which a tangent to an equilateral hyperbola meets the perpendicular on it drawn from the center.   waxwing : brown velvety-plumaged songbirds of the northern hemisphere having crested heads and red waxy wing tips   pha·lanx Any of the long bones of the fingers or toes, numbering 14 for each hand or foot: two for the thumb or big toe, and three each for the other four digits.   cyg·net A young swan.   pso·ri·a·sis A noncontagious inflammatory skin disease characterized by recurring
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Unformatted text preview: reddish patches covered with silvery scales. sempiternal Enduring forever; eternal. See Synonyms at infinite . de trop Too much or too many; excessive or superfluous: In retrospect the elaborate preparations seemed de trop. Gallicism 1. A French phrase or idiom appearing in another language. 2. A characteristic French trait. Elysian 1. Greek Mythology. Of or relating to Elysium. 2. Blissful; delightful. balustrade A rail and the row of balusters or posts that support it, as along the front of a gallery....
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course ENGL 030 taught by Professor Wright,elizabeth during the Fall '07 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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