1. Ustilago maydis a common smut attacking Indian corn causing greyish white swellings that rupture to expose a black spore mass
  2. incommodious uncomfortably or inconveniently small
  3. West Indies the string of islands between North America and South America; a popular resort area
  4. East Indies a group of islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans between Asia and Australia
  5. ostentatious intended to attract notice and impress others
  6. posse comitatus a temporary police force
  7. wasting disease involving the lungs with progressive wasting of the body
  8. angiomatous of or related to or having a tumor of the kind known as an angioma
  9. astounded filled with the emotional impact of overwhelming surprise or shock
  10. Anthony Comstock United States reformer who led moral crusades against art and literature that he considered obscene (1844-1915)
  11. east northeast the compass point midway between northeast and east
  12. astonishment the feeling that accompanies something extremely surprising
  13. casting lots making a chance decision by using lots (straws or pebbles etc.) that are thrown or drawn
  14. distinctness the quality of being sharp and clear
  15. just in case if there happens to be need
  16. Westinghouse United States inventor and manufacturer (1846-1914)
  17. astigmatism impaired eyesight common in nearsighted people
  18. stepping motor a motor that moves or rotates in small discrete steps
  19. astigmatic of or relating to a defect in the eye or in a lens caused by a deviation from spherical curvature which prevents light rays from meeting at a common focus and so results in distorted images
  20. income tax a personal tax levied on annual income

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