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|modern||adj: of or belonging to the present time or recent times|
|physics||n: the science of matter and energy and their interactions|
|astronomy||n: the scientific study of objects and matter outside the Earth’s atmosphere, especially the positions, motions, and evolution of celestial bodies|
|accomplishment||n: the successful completion of a task or goal; an ability that has been acquired by training|
|invention||n: the creation of a new device or process resulting from study and experimentation; the act of inventing|
|compound||n: an item composed of two or more distinct elements combined; a chemical formed by the combination of two or more elements|
|microscope||n: an instrument used to see objects or substances that are too small to be seen with the naked eye|
|discovery||n: the act or process of finding information, a place, or an object, or learning about something that was previously not known|
|Jovian||adj: relating to Jupiter or its characteristics|
|pendulum||n: a weight hung from a fixed point used to regulate the movement of a clock or other mechanism|
|telescope||n: a device like a tube in shape containing lenses used to magnify and observe distant objects|
|experiment||n: the scientific test conducted to observe what happens and gain new knowledge|
|groundwork||n: the basic or preparatory work or steps that provide a foundation for something|
|concept||n: an idea or principle associated with something abstract|
|inertia||n: the quality or state of being inactive, sluggish, or slow to move or act|
|inspire||v: to make somebody fill with the desire, confidence, or enthusiasm, especially to do something creative|
|Newtonian||adj: relating to Sir Isaac Newton or his laws of motion and universal gravitation|
|Catholic||adj: universal and including many different types of things; related to or associated with the part of the Christian Church that has the Pope as its leader|
|rebellion||n: an act of violent or open resistance to an established government or ruler|
|origin||n: the first existence or beginning of something|
|polish||n: a substance used to smooth or shine a surface; the act of smoothing or shining a surface|
|astronomer||n: a physicist who studies astronomy|
|interpretation||n: an explanation or opinion of something, especially that is not immediately obvious|
|bible||n: the sacred writings of the Christian religions, consisting of the Old and New Testaments; a book regarded as authoritative in its field|
|condone||v: to overlook, forgive, or show approval for an action or behavior that is wrong or disapproved of|
|planet||n: any of the nine large celestial bodies that circle in the solar system; any celestial body that revolves around a star|
|revolve||v: to rotate around a central point|
|treatise||n: a written work that deals with a particular subject in a thorough and systematic way|
|dialogue||n: a conversation in a book, play, or film|
|chief||adj: most important or primary; (noun) a person who is in charge|
|observation||n: the act or activity of carefully examining or monitoring something or someone|
|defend||v: to protect someone or something from attack, criticism, danger, etc.|
|inquisition||n: a judicial or official inquiry, especially one aimed at suppressing dissent or heresy|
|ban||v: to officially or legally forbid or refuse to allow something|
|guilty||adj: feeling responsible for or having done something wrong or criminal|
|defy||v: to challenge or dare someone to do something; to resist or disobey a rule, decision, etc.|
|doctrine||n: a belief or set of ideas held and taught by a church, political party, or other groups|
|commute||v: to regularly travel a particular journey, especially between one’s home and place of work; (noun) a regular journey of some distance to and from your place of work|
|arrest||v: to take into custody|
|papal||adj: relating to the pope (= the head of the Roman Catholic Church) or the Roman Catholic Church|
|commission||n: a formal instruction, command, or request given to a person or group; an official group of people entrusted by a government or other official body to control or enforce something|
|bravery||n: courage in the face of danger|
|apologize||v: to express regret for committing wrongdoing or causing a problem|
|discotheque||n: a nightclub or restaurant where recorded music is played, and people dance|
|mathematics||n: the science dealing with the logic of quantities, shapes, spaces, and arrangement|
|valley||n: a long depression on the surface of the land, which typically contains a river|
|wedlock||n: the state of being married; matrimony|
|nun||n: a woman who has taken religious vows and is a member of a monastic community|