1. Department of State the federal department in the United States that sets and maintains foreign policies
  2. department store a large retail store organized into departments offering a variety of merchandise; commonly part of a retail chain
  3. hypervitaminosis an abnormal condition resulting from taking vitamins excessively; can be serious for vitamins A or D or K
  4. predicament an unpleasant or difficult situation
  5. amphetamine sulphate a sulfate derivative of amphetamine that is used as a stimulant for the central nervous system
  6. profit-and-loss statement a financial statement that gives operating results for a specific period
  7. amphetamine sulfate a sulfate derivative of amphetamine that is used as a stimulant for the central nervous system
  8. coordinate system a system that uses coordinates to establish position
  9. parliamentary procedure a body of rules followed by an assembly
  10. patent system a legal system for protecting the rights of inventors
  11. paracentesis centesis of the belly to remove fluid for diagnosis
  12. placement center an office that finds suitable employment for applicants
  13. department head the head of a department
  14. perfectionist one displeased by anything that does not meet high standards
  15. Friedman test pregnancy test that involves injecting some of the woman's urine into an unmated female rabbit and later examining the ovaries of the rabbit; presence of corpora lutea indicates that the woman is pregnant
  16. romanticist belonging to or characteristic of Romanticism or the Romantic Movement in the arts
  17. perfective tense a tense of verbs used in describing action that has been completed (sometimes regarded as perfective aspect)
  18. private-enterprise subscribing to capitalistic competition
  19. fundamentalist a supporter of sacred texts as literal truth
  20. private enterprise an economy that relies chiefly on market forces to allocate goods and resources and to determine prices