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  1. descriptive linguistics a description (at a given point in time) of a language with respect to its phonology and morphology and syntax and semantics without value judgments
  2. selective lipectomy plastic surgery involving the breakdown and removal of fatty tissue
  3. pass with flying colors succeed at easily
  4. Collocalia inexpectata swift of eastern Asia; produces the edible bird's nest
  5. prescriptive linguistics an account of how a language should be used instead of how it is actually used; a prescription for the `correct' phonology and morphology and syntax and semantics
  6. Distinguished Flying Cross a United States Air Force decoration for heroism while participating in an aerial flight
  7. James Cleveland Owens United States athlete and Black American whose success in the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin outraged Hitler (1913-1980)
  8. unidentified flying object an flying object whose nature is unknown
  9. musculus adductor longus the long adductor muscle of the thigh
  10. guilt feelings remorse caused by feeling responsible for some offense
  11. swaddling bands a garment (a gown or narrow strips of cloth) for an infant
  12. neglectfulness the trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern
  13. Asiatic flying squirrel nocturnal rodent of Asia having furry folds of skin between forelegs and hind legs enabling it to move by gliding leaps
  14. collective bargaining negotiation between an employer and a trade union
  15. musical time signature a musical notation indicating the number of beats to a measure and kind of note that takes a beat
  16. musical arrangement a piece of music that has been adapted for performance by a particular set of voices or instruments
  17. collective agreement contract between labor and management governing wages and benefits and working conditions
  18. antifouling paint a paint used to protect against the accumulation of barnacles etc. on underwater surfaces
  19. musculus tibialis either of two skeletal muscle in each leg arising from the tibia; provides for movement of the foot
  20. Sir Matthew Flinders British explorer who mapped the Australian coast (1774-1814)