1. jamais vu being unfamiliar with something that is actually familiar
  2. James IV a Stuart king of Scotland who married a daughter of Henry VII; when England and France went to war in 1513 he invaded England and died in defeat at Flodden (1473-1513)
  3. James Ives United States lithographer who (with his partner Nathaniel Currier) produced thousands of prints signed `Currier & Ives' (1824-1895)
  4. amusive providing enjoyment; pleasantly entertaining
  5. Ohm's law electric current is directly proportional to voltage and inversely proportional to resistance; I = E/R
  6. omissive characterized by omissions
  7. atmosphere the envelope of gases surrounding any celestial body
  8. James II the last Stuart to be king of England and Ireland and Scotland; overthrown in 1688 (1633-1701)
  9. James I the first Stuart to be king of England and Ireland from 1603 to 1625 and king of Scotland from 1567 to 1625; he was the son of Mary Queen of Scots and he succeeded Elizabeth I; he alienated the British Parliament by claiming the divine right of kings (1566-1625)
  10. amazing inspiring awe or admiration or wonder
  11. James Watt Scottish engineer and inventor whose improvements in the steam engine led to its wide use in industry (1736-1819)
  12. James River a river that rises in North Dakota and flows southward across South Dakota to the Missouri
  13. James Bowie United States pioneer and hero of the Texas revolt against Mexico; he shared command of the garrison that resisted the Mexican attack on the Alamo where he died (1796-1836)
  14. James Cook English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)
  15. James Dean United States film actor whose moody rebellious roles made him a cult figure (1931-1955)
  16. James Agee United States novelist (1909-1955)
  17. James Mill Scottish philosopher who expounded Bentham's utilitarianism
  18. James Hogg Scottish writer of rustic verse (1770-1835)
  19. massive containing a great quantity of matter
  20. massif a block of the earth's crust bounded by faults and shifted to form peaks of a mountain range