1. Xerxes I king of Persia who led a vast army against Greece and won the battle of Thermopylae but was eventually defeated (519-465 BC)
  2. xerox a copy made by a xerographic printer
  3. Xerox a duplicator (trade mark Xerox) that copies graphic matter by the action of light on an electrically charged photoconductive insulating surface in which the latent image is developed with a resinous powder
  4. sarcasm witty language used to convey insults or scorn
  5. precocious characterized by exceptionally early development
  6. xerotes the condition of not containing or being covered by a liquid
  7. services performance of duties or provision of space and equipment helpful to others
  8. Araxes a river that rises in northeastern Turkey (near the source of the Euphrates) and flows generally eastward through Armenia to the Caspian Sea; ancient name was Araxes
  9. praxis translating an idea into action
  10. Cercocebus mangabeys
  11. sclerosis any pathological hardening or thickening of tissue
  12. Sarcodes snow plant
  13. Sargasso Sea a vast area of the North Atlantic from the West Indies to the Azores that is dense with gulfweed
  14. paroxysm a sudden uncontrollable attack
  15. narcosis unconsciousness induced by narcotics or anesthesia
  16. Serax a tranquilizing drug (trade name Serax) used to treat anxiety and insomnia and alcohol withdrawal
  17. Xerobates possible new genus for desert and Texas tortoises based on recent research
  18. serous of or producing or containing serum
  19. heroics ostentatious or vainglorious or extravagant or melodramatic conduct
  20. circus a travelling company of entertainers