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Word: ecliptic

Definition: path of the sun and the planets


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::: horticultural - pertaining to cultivation of gardens; N. horticulture: science or art of cultivating fruits, vegetables, or ornamental plants; CF. agriculture: science or art of farming or growing crops
::: doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
::: shudder - shake uncontrollably; tremble; V.
::: quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
::: exacting - extremely demanding; Ex. exacting standard of safety
::: convoluted - coiled around; twisted; involved; complicated; intricate; complex; N. convolution: twist; one of the convex folds of the surface of the brain
::: validate - make valid; confirm; ratify
::: dilatory - delaying; tending to delay
::: frond - fern leaf; palm or banana leaf
::: arboretum - place where different trees and shrubs are studied and exhibited