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budn: a small swelling on a plant stem or twig containing an undeveloped shoot
naturalismn: a philosophical belief that everything, including human behavior and cognition, can be explained solely by natural causes and laws
barkn: the hard outer layer of a tree; a sound made by dogs or some other animals
beetlen: an insect having a hard shell-like back covering its wings
underneathadv: under or below something else
spotn: a particular location or place; a small round or roundish area, differing in color or feels from the surface around it
stashv: to store or hide something in a safe or secret place, especially for future use
insectn: any small creature that has six legs and a body divided into three sections
specimenn: an individual example or sample of something, typically used to represent a larger group or category
sprayn: a fine mist of liquid that is dispersed into the air; flower arrangement consisting of a single branch or shoot bearing flowers and foliage
fluidn: a substance that can flow and is not solid
scaldv: to burn or painfully affect with hot liquid or steam
tonguen: a moveable mass of muscle tissue covered with mucous membrane that is in the mouth; a language
assailantn: a person who physically attacks or aggressively criticizes another person or group
bombardiern: a person who operates the bombsights and releases bombs from a bomber aircraft
jellyfishn: a marine creature with a soft, jelly-like body and tentacles for stinging
salamandern: any of various typically terrestrial amphibians that resemble lizards and that return to water only to breed
toxicadj: of or relating to or caused by a poison; poisonous
chemicaladj: relating to or connected with chemistry;
defendv: to protect someone or something from attack, criticism, danger, etc.
spewv: to eject forcefully and abundantly; to flow out rapidly and in large amounts
poisonousadj: containing or producing toxic substances; harmful or dangerous to living beings, often causing illness, injury, or death; capable of causing serious harm or destruction
liquidn: a substance, such as water or oil that flows freely and is neither a solid nor a gas
glandn: a group of cells in an animal’s body that produce substances needed by the body and release them through ducts or directly into the bloodstream
abdomenn: the part of the body between the chest and pelvis that contains the stomach, intestines, liver, pancreas, and other organs; the posterior part of an insect’s body, typically divided into segments
causticadj: sharply critical or sarcastic, often in a way that is hurtful or damaging to others; capable of burning, corroding, dissolving, or eating away by chemical action
substancen: the real physical material of which a thing or person consist; the most important or main part of some idea or experience; an illegal drug
ejectv: to force someone to put out or leave a particular place or position
degreen: a unit of measurement for angles, temperature, or level of proficiency or achievement; a rank or level of academic or professional attainment
survivev: to live or exist despite a dangerous event or period
strategyn: a detailed plan of action designed to achieve a long-term or overall goal.
compoundn: an item composed of two or more distinct elements combined; a chemical formed by the combination of two or more elements
evolvev: to develop gradually, or to cause the development of something or someone gradually
resistancen: the act of defending oneself from an aggressor or refusing to accept something
ingredientn: one of the things used to make something, especially one of the foods used to make a particular dish
poisonn: a substance that can cause illness, injury, or death when ingested, inhaled, or absorbed through the skin; something harmful, malicious, or toxic; the act of damaging or ruining a relationship; (verb) to introduce a substance into something or someone harmful and potentially deadly
separatev: to force, take, or pull apart; mark as different
chambern: a large room used for a formal, public, or particular purpose; one of the parts of a parliament
threatenv: to utter intentions of injury or punishment against someone
valven: a device for controlling the flow of a fluid or gas through a pipe or duct by means of a movable part that opens, closes, or restricts the opening
combinev: to join or merge to form a single thing or group
violentadj: involving or caused by physical force or aggression against someone or something
reactionn: a response that reveals a person’s feelings or attitude; (in chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others
corrosiveadj: having the ability to corrode or erode a material or substance; causing damage or deterioration over time; harmful or destructive
internaladj: of or relating to the inside of something
tissuen: an ensemble of similar cells of the animal or plant that together carry out a specific function
similarlyadv: in almost the same way
venomn: a toxic substance produced by an animal, typically a snake or insect, and injected into prey or an enemy by biting or stinging
harpoonn: a spear-like weapon used for fishing or hunting sea creatures such as whales or sharks; a sharp tool used for piercing or impaling something; (verb) to hunt or capture a fish or other sea creature using a spear-like instrument called a harpoon
structuren: the way of construction of something and the arrangement of its parts, or a complex thing constructed of many parts
nematocystn: a specialized stinging cell found in the tentacles of cnidarians, such as jellyfish and sea anemones, used for protection and capturing prey
venomousadj: extremely poisonous or injurious; containing or producing venom; marked by deep ill will
fleshn: the soft substance composing the body of a person or animal, as opposed to bones and other structures
clotn: a thick mass or lump of coagulated liquid, especially blood; a group of people or things that form an obstructive, unsympathetic, or resistant force
compartmentn: a separate section or part of a larger enclosed space, such as a train carriage or a ship’s cabin
fangn: a long, pointed tooth, typically in the upper jaw, used for biting and chewing, as in snakes and some other animals
preyn: the object of a hunt; an animal hunted or trapped for eating
predatorn: an animal whose natural behavior is to prey on others
employv: to give somebody a job and pay them for it; to make use of
built-inadj: included as an integral part of something
biochemicaladj: relating to the chemical processes and substances that occur within living organisms
vipern: venomous snake
manufacturev: to make goods in large numbers, usually in a factory using machines
proteinn: a molecule made up of a long chain of amino acids, which is essential for the structure and function of the body’s tissues
bindv: to tie or fasten someone or something tightly with rope, string, etc. so that they cannot move or are held together strongly
inactivatev: to make something idle or inoperative; to release from military service or remove from the active list of military service
componentn: one of several parts that combines with others to form something bigger
dartn: a small narrow pointed object, sometimes with feathers to help it fly, that is thrown or shot; (verb) to move along rapidly and lightly
toxinn: a poisonous substance produced by a living organism, such as a plant, animal, or microorganism; a chemical compound that can cause harm or illness to a living organism
mechanismn: a part of a machine, or a set of parts that performs a task; a natural or established process that occurs during a specific situation or reaction
bitteradj: having a sharp, unpleasant taste; characterized by strong feelings of resentment, disappointment, or cynicism
alkaloidn: a class of naturally occurring chemical compounds that are found in plants and contain nitrogen atoms; alkaloids have a wide range of pharmacological effects and include many drugs, such as caffeine, morphine, and cocaine
accumulatev: to collect or acquire a large number of things over a long period of time
consumev: to spend something, especially fuel, energy, or time, in a large amount
arthropodn: a type of invertebrate animal with a segmented body, jointed limbs, and an exoskeleton, including insects, spiders, crustaceans, and centipedes
miten: a tiny arachnid-like creature that is related to ticks and spiders and often lives as a parasite on plants or animals
antn: a very small insect that lives under the ground or in a mound in highly organized groups
receptorn: an organ having nerve endings that respond to stimulation such as heat or cold and makes the body react in a particular way
brainn: the organ inside the head that is responsible for one’s movement, thought, memory, and feeling
nicotinen: a colorless, oily, poisonous chemical compound found in tobacco leaves, which is highly addictive and acts as a stimulant, affecting the nervous system
grainn: wheat or any other small hard seeds used as a food; a relatively small granular particle of a substance
molecularadj: of or relating to molecules (= a group of two or more atoms held together by attractive forces known as chemical bonds)
neurotoxinn: a poisonous substance that damages or destroys nerve tissue and causes neurological damage or dysfunction; a toxin that specifically targets the nervous system
slidev: to move or cause to move smoothly along a surface without interruption
cascaden: a small waterfall or series of small waterfalls; a succession of stages or operations or processes or units
electricaladj: relating to electricity
paralysisn: a condition in which you are unable to move or lose control of part or most of the body because of illness or injury
unconsciousadj: in the state of lacking awareness and the capacity for sensory perception, especially as the result of a head injury or illness
eventuallyadv: finally, particularly after a long time or a lot of struggle, complications, and so on
geneticadj: of or relating to genes (= parts of the DNA in cells) or the science of genes
exertv: to put forth effort; to put into action; to bring into play
adverseadj: unfavorable or harmful
developv: to grow or expand; to improve or refine through a process of progress and refinement, often to achieve greater sophistication or complexity; to elaborate or add detail to something that is in the process of being created
gartern: a band or strap worn around the leg to hold up stockings or socks; a decorative band worn on the arm or wrist
dinn: a loud, confused noise; a loud, persistent racket
resistantadj: not affected by something, especially changes or new ideas; of or relating to immunity to disease or infection
quantityn: the amount or number of something; magnitude
rampn: a sloping surface connecting two levels or inclines, typically used for the movement of people, vehicles, or goods
evolutionaryadj: relating to or denoting how living things develop or change from earlier forms
grasshoppern: large jumping insect; used to symbolize restlessness or ephemerality
resistv: to refuse to accept something and attempt to prevent it from happening
scorpionn: a small creature similar to an insect with a segmented body, a pair of pincers, and a long, thin tail that ends in a venomous sting
nervousadj: worried and anxious about something; relating to the nerves
hornedadj: having or bearing horns or hornlike projections; resembling the shape or appearance of a horn
lizardn: a reptile that has a relatively long body, two pairs of legs, and a tapering tail
harvestn: yields of plants in a single growing season; the period of the year when gathering occurs on a farm
plasman: (biology) the yellow-colored liquid component of blood, in which blood cells are suspended; (physics) one of the four fundamental states of matter consisting of positive ions and free electrons
slugn: a common name for any terrestrial gastropod mollusk that appears to lack a shell with soft and black or brown color; a bullet, a shot of alcoholic drink
mucusn: a slimy liquid produced inside the nose and other body parts for lubrication, protection, etc.
repurposev: to use something again for a different purpose than it was originally intended
toadn: a small, tailless amphibian with dry, warty skin and short legs; a person who is disliked or contemptible
swallowv: to make food, drink, pills, etc., pass down your throat into your stomach; (noun) small long-winged songbird noted for swift, graceful flight and the regularity of its migrations
toleratev: to allow something to exist or happen, even if it is disliked or opposed
distastefuladj: unpleasant or offensive to the sense of taste
spitv: to eject saliva or other liquid from the mouth
amazingadj: extremely surprising, especially in a way that you like or admire
mysteryn: something difficult to understand or explain; a secret or enigmatic quality that adds to the fascination or interest of something; a genre of fiction that involves the solution of a crime or a puzzle