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Unformatted text preview: e possibly, perhaps mediate to resolve differences or to bring about a settlement between conﬂicting parties mediation parties an attempt by a third party to resolve differences between two an obsession with grandiose or extravagant things or actions extremely sad and depressed, often on an ongoing basis megalomania melancholy mercy compassion toward those less fortunate metaphor a word or phrase used to describe similarity between two things without using like or as 242 glossary metamorphosis mnemonic monogamy multifaceted multitasking naïve a transformation or major change a device or system designed to help remember something marriage with only one person at a time having many sides or many aspects the common practice of doing more than one thing at a time simple or innocent; lacking in experience or wisdom narcissist a person who thinks only of himself or herself nemesis an opponent or problem that cannot be overcome netiquette the rules of etiquette, or good manners, that have come to be acceptable during Internet communications neurology the branch of medicine that addresses the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of nerves and the nervous system ninja a person trained primarily in the Japanese martial art of ninjutsu No Child Left Behind the policy of testing student and school performance against national standards non sequitur a statement or conclusion that does not follow logically from what preceded it nuance a slight degree of difference in meaning, fe...
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