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Unformatted text preview: nthetic chemicals orient to ﬁnd one’s way, usually with a compass the branch of zoology that studies birds ornithology orthodontist a dental spet whose task is the correction of irregularly aligned teeth, usually involving braces and sometimes oral surgery orthography the study of spelling osteopath a medical spet who provides traditional medical treatments in the manipulation of muscles and bones out of left ﬁeld unexpected or strange behavior paciﬁcation euphemism for killing or controlling citizens of enemy states paleontology the study of the life forms of prehistoric times, especially the fossils of plants, animals, and other organisms paranoia patriotic extreme, irrational distrust of others loving one’s country; often associated with unselﬁsh sacriﬁce pediatrician a medical spet concerned with the development, care, and diseases of infants and children pedigree an ancestral line of descent or ancestry; in the animal world, a record of an animal’s ancestry perceive to see or understand something that is difﬁcult to understand persecute to punish in an extreme manner persist to continue to do something or to continue to happen personal belonging to an individual 244 glossary personnel all the employees in a company petriﬁed so frightened that one is unable to move phenomena noteworthy events or facts (note: the singular form of the word is phenomenon) philanthropy the love of humankind; extending efforts to help others philology...
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