1. barbarism a brutal barbarous savage act
  2. Berbers an ethnic minority descended from Berbers and Arabs and living in northern Africa
  3. surprise come upon or take unawares
  4. Brosme brosme large edible marine fish of northern coastal waters
  5. cerebrum anterior part of the brain consisting of two hemispheres
  6. Berberis large genus of shrubs of temperate zones of New and Old Worlds
  7. obstreperous noisily and stubbornly defiant
  8. poor person a person with few or no possessions
  9. Ribes rubrum cultivated European current bearing small edible red berries
  10. Cerberus the three-headed dog guarding the entrance to Hades
  11. Bessemer process an industrial process for making steel using a Bessemer converter to blast air through molten iron and thus burning the excess carbon and impurities; the first successful method of making steel in quantity at low cost
  12. Cesare Borgia Italian cardinal and military leader
  13. barbershop a shop where men can get their hair cut
  14. laser beam a beam of light generated by a laser
  15. Caesaropapism the doctrine that the state is supreme over the church in ecclesiastical matters
  16. barber's itch fungal infection of the face and neck
  17. barbarously in a barbarous manner
  18. pauperism a state of extreme poverty or destitution
  19. surprised taken unawares and feeling wonder or astonishment
  20. cerebral of or relating to the brain