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Enc 2300 2/9/2009 lugubrious - [l oo -goo-bree- uh s, -gyoo-]- mournful, dismal, or gloomy, esp. in an affected, exaggerated, or unrelieved manner: After the funeral, Jason could tell that Ashley was sad because she was acting very lugubriously. metamorphosis - [met- uh -mawr-f uh -sis]- any complete change in appearance, character, circumstances, etc. When the caterpillar emerged from its cocoon, it had gone through a complete metamorphosis into a butterfly. mitosis - [mahy-toh-sis]- the usual method of cell division, characterized typically by the resolving of the chromatin of the nucleus into a threadlike form, which condenses into chromosomes, each of which separates longitudinally into two parts, one part of each chromosome being retained in each of two new cells resulting from the original cell. The scientist observed mitosis as he watched through the microscope. moiety - [moi-i-tee]- a half. Anna only took a moiety of the money because she had to share it with two other people. nanotechnology - [nan- uh -tek-nol- uh -jee, ney-n uh -]-any technology on the scale of nanometers. As technology grows and evolves, there has been more attention directed towards nanotechnology. nihilism- [nahy- uh -liz- uh m, nee-]- total rejection of established laws and institutions Atheist usually make it an effort to practice nihilism, they do not accept any of the institutions of religion. nomenclature - [noh-m uh n-kley-cher, noh-men-kl uh -cher, -ch oo r]- a set or system of names or terms, as those used in a particular science or art, by an individual or community, etc The Arabic language has a very intricate nomenclature, their language has many different tiers. nonsectarian -[non-sek-tair-ee- uh n]-not affiliated with or limited to a specific religious denomination The youth ministry on campus makes an honest effort to be nonsectarian so that they are considerate of all denominations and do not exclude anyone out. notarize - [noh-t uh -rahyz]- to certify (a document, contract, etc.) or cause to become certified through a notary public. All important documents need to be notarized because its needs to be made sure that the documents are valid. obsequious - [ uh b-see-kwee- uh s]–characterized by or showing servile complaisance or deference; fawning
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The girl’s were served by obsequious waiters, the waiters made an honest effort to get the girls everything they need. oligarchy
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