1. disillusionment freeing from false belief
  2. discernment the cognitive condition of someone who understands
  3. Jacques Lucien Monod French biochemist who (with Francois Jacob) explained how genes are activated and suggested the existence of messenger RNA (1910-1976)
  4. Arctostaphylos tomentosa erect openly branched California shrub whose twigs are woolly when young
  5. Cedrela calantas Philippine timber tree having hard red fragrant wood
  6. government the system or form by which a community is ruled
  7. gastrocolic omentum part of the peritoneum attached to the stomach and to the colon and covering the intestines
  8. environment the totality of surrounding conditions
  9. sidereal month period between successive conjunctions with a star, 27.322 days
  10. Saxifraga sarmentosam eastern Asiatic saxifrage with racemes of small red-and-white flowers; spreads by numerous creeping stolons
  11. architectural ornament something added to a building to improve its appearance
  12. Crataegus tomentosa erect and almost thornless American hawthorn with somewhat pear-shaped berries
  13. gastrulation the process in which a gastrula develops from a blastula by the inward migration of cells
  14. entertainment an activity that is diverting and that holds the attention
  15. dethronement the act of deposing someone
  16. disheartenment the feeling of despair in the face of obstacles
  17. apportionment the act of distributing according to a plan
  18. reapportionment a new apportionment
  19. school assignment a school task performed by a student to satisfy the teacher
  20. castor-oil plant large shrub of tropical Africa and Asia having large palmate leaves and spiny capsules containing seeds that are the source of castor oil and ricin; widely naturalized throughout the tropics