1. solitary confinement confinement of a prisoner in isolation from other prisoners
  2. velar consonant a consonant produced with the back of the tongue touching or near the soft palate
  3. mercury-contaminated contaminated by mercury
  4. ring containment a strategy of defense in cases of bioterrorism
  5. alveolar consonant a consonant articulated with the tip of the tongue near the gum ridge
  6. militainment entertainment with military themes in which the Department of Defense is celebrated
  7. containment the act of keeping something from spreading
  8. malcontent dissatisfied as toward authority
  9. law of continuation a Gestalt principle of organization holding that there is an innate tendency to perceive a line as continuing its established direction
  10. mountain mint any of a number of perennial herbs of the genus Pycnanthemum
  11. family Argentinidae small marine soft-finned fishes with long silvery bodies
  12. elimination tournament a tournament in which losers are eliminated in successive rounds
  13. cantonment temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers
  14. solar constant the rate at which radiant solar energy is received at the outer layer of the earth's atmosphere
  15. continuant of speech sounds produced by forcing air through a constricted passage (as `f', `s', `z', or `th' in both `thin' and `then')
  16. aleatory contract a contract whose performance by one party depends on the occurrence of an uncertain contingent event (but if it is contingent on the outcome of a wager it is not enforceable)
  17. George Huntington United States physician who first described Huntington's chorea
  18. intercontinental extending or taking place between or among continents
  19. malignment slanderous defamation
  20. discontentment a longing for something better than the present situation

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