1. escrow funds funds held in escrow
  2. assessment the act of judging a person or situation or event
  3. assassinated murdered by surprise attack for political reasons
  4. assassinate murder; especially of socially prominent persons
  5. assistant a person who contributes to the furtherance of an effort
  6. evasiveness intentionally vague or ambiguous
  7. assassinator a murderer (especially one who kills a prominent political figure) who kills by a surprise attack and often is hired to do the deed
  8. Cervantes Spanish writer best remembered for `Don Quixote' which satirizes chivalry and influenced the development of the novel form (1547-1616)
  9. os sphenoidale butterfly-shaped bone at the base of the skull
  10. mid-seventies the time of life between 70 and 80
  11. possessiveness excessive desire to possess or dominate
  12. effusiveness the expression of excessive emotion, enthusiasm, or pleasure
  13. Carlos Fuentes Mexican novelist (born in 1928)
  14. elusiveness the quality of being difficult to grasp or pin down
  15. stephanotis any of various evergreen climbing shrubs of the genus Stephanotis having fragrant waxy flowers
  16. incessant uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing
  17. obsessiveness extreme compulsiveness
  18. seventies the time of life between 70 and 80
  19. excessiveness immoderation as a consequence of going beyond sufficient or permitted limits
  20. U.S. Senate the upper house of the United States Congress