1. Amundsen Norwegian explorer who was the first to traverse the Northwest Passage and in 1911 the first to reach the South Pole (1872-1928)
  2. indiscretion the trait of lacking good judgment or tact
  3. nondescript lacking distinct or individual characteristics
  4. pound sign a symbol for a unit of currency
  5. monetisation establishing something as the legal tender of a country
  6. Haemanthus coccineus spectacular plant having large prostrate leaves barred in reddish-purple and flowers with a clump of long yellow stamens in a coral-red cup of fleshy bracts; South Africa
  7. mantis crab tropical marine burrowing crustaceans with large grasping appendages
  8. nominative case the category of nouns serving as the grammatical subject of a verb
  9. main diagonal the diagonal of a square matrix running from the upper left entry to the lower right entry
  10. monetization establishing something as the legal tender of a country
  11. undisguised plain to see
  12. Montespan French noblewoman who was mistress to Louis XIV until he became attracted to Madame de Maintenon (1641-1707)
  13. Montesquieu French political philosopher who advocated the separation of executive and legislative and judicial powers (1689-1755)
  14. Limenitis camilla Eurasian butterfly with brown wings and white markings
  15. windscreen transparent screen to protect occupants of a vehicle
  16. James Cagney United States film actor known for his portrayals of tough characters (1899-1986)
  17. refined sugar a white crystalline carbohydrate used as a sweetener and preservative
  18. RAM disk (computer science) a virtual drive that is created by setting aside part of the random-access memory to use as if it were a group of sectors
  19. hunter's chicken chicken casserole prepared with tomatoes and mushrooms and herbs in the Italian style
  20. non-discrimination fairness in treating people without prejudice

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