1. pull up stakes remove oneself from an association with or participation in
  2. ballistics the science of flight dynamics
  3. sweepstakes a lottery in which the prize consists of the money paid by the participants
  4. Melopsittacus a genus of Psittacidae
  5. logistics supplying an operation with labor and materials as needed
  6. Belmont Stakes an annual race for three-year-old horses
  7. bill poster someone who pastes up bills or placards on walls or billboards
  8. tibialis posticus a deep muscle of the leg
  9. Phyllostachys medium and large bamboos
  10. ball-buster a job or situation that is demanding and arduous and punishing
  11. bulbous iris any of various irises having a rootstock formed like a bulb
  12. plebiscite a vote determining public opinion on a question
  13. club steak small steak from the front of the short loin of beef
  14. bombastic ostentatiously lofty in style
  15. prestigious having an illustrious reputation; respected
  16. filibuster a tactic for delaying legislation by making long speeches
  17. pull strings influence or control shrewdly or deviously
  18. slapstick a type of comedy characterized by pranks and physical humor
  19. Lebistes guppies
  20. cladistics a system of biological taxonomy based on the quantitative analysis of comparative data and used to reconstruct cladograms summarizing the (assumed) phylogenetic relations and evolutionary history of groups of organisms

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