1. permanent magnet a magnet that retains its magnetism after being removed from a magnetic field
  2. antecedent a preceding occurrence or cause or event
  3. prime interest rate the interest rate on short-term loans that banks charge their commercial customers with high credit ratings
  4. permanent tooth any of the 32 teeth that replace the deciduous teeth of early childhood and (with luck) can last until old age
  5. permanent press a fabric that has been chemically processed to resist wrinkles and hold its shape
  6. prominent conspicuous in position or importance
  7. precedent an example that is used to justify similar occurrences
  8. permanent-press used of fabrics that do not require ironing
  9. pertinent being of striking appropriateness
  10. nonresident someone who does not live in a particular place
  11. President Roosevelt 32nd President of the United States
  12. permanent continuing or enduring without marked change in status
  13. imminent close in time; about to occur
  14. Sermon on the Mount the first major discourse delivered by Jesus
  15. Edmond Rostand French dramatist and poet whose play immortalized Cyrano de Bergerac (1868-1918)
  16. permanent wave a series of waves in the hair made by applying heat and chemicals
  17. President Harding 29th President of the United States
  18. student residence a college or university building containing living quarters for students
  19. misunderstand interpret in the wrong way
  20. president the chief executive of a republic

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