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A.F . Huxley's term, following all the dates in the modern era ("After Ford"). abjection  a state of misery and degradation. agaves  plants of the agave family, such as the century plant. Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, Epsilon  the names of the castes of the dystopia. They are the first five  letters of the Greek alphabet, used most commonly in British schools and universities as grades,  equivalent to A, B, C, D, and F. anthrax  an infectious disease of wild and domesticated animals, especially cattle and sheep, which  is caused by a bacillus and can be transmitted to people. Arch-Community-Songster of Canterbury  Huxley's term describing the dystopia's equivalent for  the Archbishop of Canterbury, primate of the Church of England. Ariel  a character from Shakespeare's  The Tempest . Shakespeare describes him as a "airy spirit,"  with magical powers.
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Unformatted text preview: arpeggios the playing of notes of a chord in quick succession instead of simultaneously. Here, again, the musical term is used to describe the scent organ. asafoetida a bad-smelling gum resin. It was formerly used to treat some illnesses, or, in folk medicine, to repel disease. auto-eroticism masturbation. Bokanovsky's Process Huxley's phrase. A method for producing many identical eggs from a single egg. It is the basis for producing identical human beings. boskage a natural growth of trees or shrubs. brachycephalic having a relatively short or broad head. bursar a treasurer, as of a college or similar institution. Here, Huxley's term for the person who holds and distributes soma at the Park Lane Hospital. caffeine solution Huxley's phrase for a tea-like drink in the brave new world....
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