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modernadj: of or belonging to the present time or recent times
physicsn: the science of matter and energy and their interactions
astronomyn: the scientific study of objects and matter outside the Earth’s atmosphere, especially the positions, motions, and evolution of celestial bodies
accomplishmentn: the successful completion of a task or goal; an ability that has been acquired by training
inventionn: the creation of a new device or process resulting from study and experimentation; the act of inventing
compoundn: an item composed of two or more distinct elements combined; a chemical formed by the combination of two or more elements
microscopen: an instrument used to see objects or substances that are too small to be seen with the naked eye
discoveryn: the act or process of finding information, a place, or an object, or learning about something that was previously not known
Jovianadj: relating to Jupiter or its characteristics
pendulumn: a weight hung from a fixed point used to regulate the movement of a clock or other mechanism
telescopen: a device like a tube in shape containing lenses used to magnify and observe distant objects
experimentn: the scientific test conducted to observe what happens and gain new knowledge
groundworkn: the basic or preparatory work or steps that provide a foundation for something
conceptn: an idea or principle associated with something abstract
inertian: the quality or state of being inactive, sluggish, or slow to move or act
inspirev: to make somebody fill with the desire, confidence, or enthusiasm, especially to do something creative
Newtonianadj: relating to Sir Isaac Newton or his laws of motion and universal gravitation
Catholicadj: 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
rebellionn: an act of violent or open resistance to an established government or ruler
originn: the first existence or beginning of something
polishn: a substance used to smooth or shine a surface; the act of smoothing or shining a surface
astronomern: a physicist who studies astronomy
interpretationn: an explanation or opinion of something, especially that is not immediately obvious
biblen: the sacred writings of the Christian religions, consisting of the Old and New Testaments; a book regarded as authoritative in its field
condonev: to overlook, forgive, or show approval for an action or behavior that is wrong or disapproved of
planetn: any of the nine large celestial bodies that circle in the solar system; any celestial body that revolves around a star
revolvev: to rotate around a central point
treatisen: a written work that deals with a particular subject in a thorough and systematic way
dialoguen: a conversation in a book, play, or film
chiefadj: most important or primary; (noun) a person who is in charge
observationn: the act or activity of carefully examining or monitoring something or someone
defendv: to protect someone or something from attack, criticism, danger, etc.
inquisitionn: a judicial or official inquiry, especially one aimed at suppressing dissent or heresy
banv: to officially or legally forbid or refuse to allow something
guiltyadj: feeling responsible for or having done something wrong or criminal
defyv: to challenge or dare someone to do something; to resist or disobey a rule, decision, etc.
doctrinen: a belief or set of ideas held and taught by a church, political party, or other groups
commutev: 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
arrestv: to take into custody
papaladj: relating to the pope (= the head of the Roman Catholic Church) or the Roman Catholic Church
commissionn: 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
braveryn: courage in the face of danger
apologizev: to express regret for committing wrongdoing or causing a problem
discothequen: a nightclub or restaurant where recorded music is played, and people dance
mathematicsn: the science dealing with the logic of quantities, shapes, spaces, and arrangement
valleyn: a long depression on the surface of the land, which typically contains a river
wedlockn: the state of being married; matrimony
nunn: a woman who has taken religious vows and is a member of a monastic community

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