1. rain cats and dogs rain heavily
  2. Saint Kitts and Nevis a country on several of the Leeward Islands
  3. painted sandgrouse sandgrouse of India
  4. ducks and drakes a game in which a flat stone is bounced along the surface of calm water
  5. pin-tailed sandgrouse sandgrouse of Europe and Africa having elongated middle tail feathers
  6. Newfoundland dog a breed of very large heavy dogs with a thick coarse usually black coat; highly intelligent dogs and vigorous swimmers; developed in Newfoundland
  7. St. Kitts and Nevis a country on several of the Leeward Islands
  8. indoctrinate teach uncritically
  9. red sanders tree of India and East Indies yielding a hard fragrant timber prized for cabinetwork and dark red heartwood used as a dyewood
  10. Benedict Arnold United States general and traitor in the American Revolution
  11. patent ductus arteriosus a ductus arteriosus that failed to close at birth
  12. vindicated freed from any question of guilt
  13. Ruth Saint Denis United States dancer and choreographer who collaborated with Ted Shawn (1877-1968)
  14. banded sand snake a sand snake of southwestern United States
  15. Benedictine order a Roman Catholic monastic order founded in the 6th century
  16. Ratibida tagetes coneflower of central to southwestern United States
  17. inductance unit a measure of the property of an electric circuit by which an electromotive force is induced in it
  18. undescended (of the testis) remaining in the abdomen instead of descending into the scrotum
  19. nonphotosynthetic not photosynthetic
  20. Dorothea Lynde Dix United States social reformer who pioneered in the reform of prisons and in the treatment of the mentally ill; superintended women army nurses during the American Civil War (1802-1887)