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artifacts - object made by human beings, either hand-made or mass-produced
homeostasis - tendency of a system or organism to maintain relative stability or internal equilibrium; CF. homeo-: constant; Ex. homeotherm
cornucopia - horn (or horn-shaped container) overflowing with fruit and grain; symbol of abundance; horn of plenty
indigence - poverty
coincidence - the chance occurrence, at the same time, of two or more seemingly connected events; V. coincide: happen at the same time; be in agreement; CF. coincident; CF. coincidental
hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
discount - disregard; regard (a story or news) as unimportant; deduct from a cost
physiological - pertaining to the science of the function of living organisms; N. physiology
stratified - divided into classes; arranged into strata; V. stratify
buffoon - stupid person; clown