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breeding: (v) producing offspring by sexual reproduction; usually used in reference to animals or plants

commons: (n, pl) lands or resources shared by a group

conscience: (n) sense of right and wrong that guides a person to act morally

demography: (n) study of the distribution and density of populations

double bind: (n) psychological dilemma in which a person is faced with contradictory demands

invisible hand: (phrase) Adam Smith's term for economic forces in which rational, self-interested decisions made by individuals come to benefit society as a whole

maintenance calories: (n, pl) the amount of energy gained from food needed to maintain one's body weight

temperance: (n) moderation in action, thought, or feeling

work calories: (n, pl) the amount of energy gained from food that is used by the body during work, play, and daily activities

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