1. Bessy cerca tropical Atlantic fish
  2. apostrophe a mark used to indicate the omission of one or more letters
  3. Az Zarqa city in northwestern Jordan
  4. apostolic of or relating to or deriving from the Apostles or their teachings
  5. upsurge a sudden or abrupt strong increase
  6. absurd inconsistent with reason or logic or common sense
  7. anasarca generalized edema with accumulation of serum in subcutaneous connective tissue
  8. apercu a short synopsis or outline
  9. genus Circaea enchanter's nightshade
  10. upstroke a stroke normally made in an upward direction
  11. Kaposi's sarcoma a sarcoma that starts with purplish spots on the feet and legs and spreads from the skin to lymph nodes and internal organs; a common manifestation of AIDS
  12. appeaser someone who tries to bring peace by acceding to demands
  13. Orcinus orca predatory black-and-white toothed whale with large dorsal fin; common in cold seas
  14. Aepyceros African antelopes: impalas
  15. observe watch attentively
  16. Elops saurus game fish resembling the tarpon but smaller
  17. exacerbate make worse
  18. arenaceous rock a sedimentary rock composed of sand
  19. absorb take in a liquid
  20. apostle an ardent early supporter of a cause or reform

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