1. Blaise Pascal French mathematician and philosopher and Jansenist
  2. Celsius scale a temperature scale that defines the freezing point of water as 0 degrees and the boiling point of water as 100 degrees
  3. Thielavia basicola fungus causing brown root rot in plants of the pea and potato and cucumber families
  4. playschool a small informal nursery group meeting for half-day sessions
  5. placeable capable of being recognized
  6. Boris Spassky Russian chess master who moved to Paris
  7. large-scale unusually large in scope
  8. tibialis posticus a deep muscle of the leg
  9. classical of the most highly developed stage of an early civilization
  10. Beaufort scale a scale from 0 to 12 for the force of the wind
  11. Brussels biscuit slice of sweet raised bread baked again until it is brown and hard and crisp
  12. blue sky law a state law regulating the sale of securities in an attempt to control the sale of securities in fraudulent enterprises
  13. prep school a private secondary school
  14. Pascal French mathematician and philosopher and Jansenist
  15. Elizabeth Gaskell English writer who is remembered for her biography of Charlotte Bronte (1810-1865)
  16. lackadaisical idle or indolent especially in a dreamy way
  17. pascal a unit of pressure equal to one newton per square meter
  18. plausible apparently reasonable and valid, and truthful
  19. plausibly easy to believe on the basis of available evidence
  20. police precinct a precinct in which law enforcement is the responsibility of particular police force

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