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  1. Judas Maccabaeus Jewish leader of a revolt in Judea that recovered Jerusalem around 166 BC; hero of the Apocryphal books I Maccabees and II Maccabees (?-161 BC)
  2. ice machine an electric refrigerator to supply ice cubes
  3. Des Moines the capital and largest city in Iowa
  4. outspokenness the trait of being blunt and outspoken
  5. odds-maker someone who sets the betting odds based on calculations of the outcome of a contest (especially a horse race)
  6. James Michener United States writer of historical novels (1907-1997)
  7. Lotus americanus North American annual with red or rose-colored flowers
  8. adding machine a calculator that performs simple arithmetic functions
  9. overmuchness a quantity that is more than what is appropriate
  10. odds and ends a motley assortment of things
  11. time machine a science fiction machine that is supposed to transport people or objects into the past or the future
  12. tape machine a magnetic recorder using magnetic tape
  13. war machine the military forces of a nation
  14. ozone sickness illness that can occur to persons exposed to ozone in high-altitude aircraft; characterized by sleepiness and headache and chest pains and itchiness
  15. woodsman someone who lives in the woods
  16. woodsiness the quality of abounding in trees
  17. decimation the destruction or killing of a large part of the population
  18. Pluteus magnus an edible agaric found in piles of hardwood sawdust
  19. addressing machine a printer that automatically prints addresses on letters for mailing
  20. genus Macowanites a stout-stemmed genus of fungus belonging to the family Secotiaceae having fruiting bodies that never expand completely