1. paradox a statement that contradicts itself
  2. syntax the study of the rules for forming admissible sentences
  3. death tax a tax on the estate of the deceased person
  4. orthodox adhering to what is commonly accepted
  5. radix (numeration system) the positive integer that is equivalent to one in the next higher counting place
  6. land tax a capital tax on property imposed by municipalities
  7. road rage violence exhibited by drivers in traffic
  8. poll tax an amount to be paid as a requirement for voting
  9. road test a test to insure that a vehicle is roadworthy
  10. direct tax a tax paid directly by the person or organization on whom it is levied
  11. road game a game played away from home
  12. Dorothy Dix United States journalist who wrote a syndicated column of advice to the lovelorn (1870-1951)
  13. road hog a driver who obstructs others
  14. prodigious great in size, force, extent, or degree
  15. broadax a large ax with a broad cutting blade
  16. Rolodex a desktop rotary card index with removable cards
  17. gift tax a tax imposed on transfers of property by gift during the lifetime of the giver
  18. orthodoxy the quality of adhering to what is commonly accepted
  19. Dorothea 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)
  20. Red Tai a branch of the Tai languages