1. deciduous shedding foliage at the end of the growing season
  2. Tacitus Roman historian who wrote major works on the history of the Roman Empire (56-120)
  3. tacit implied by or inferred from actions or statements
  4. decide reach, make, or come to a conclusion about something
  5. decided recognizable; marked
  6. besides in addition
  7. assiduous marked by care and persistent effort
  8. taciturn habitually reserved and uncommunicative
  9. decidua the epithelial tissue of the endometrium
  10. Decius Emperor of Rome who was proclaimed emperor against his will
  11. Testacea testacean rhizopods
  12. lucid transparently clear; easily understandable
  13. Thucydides ancient Greek historian remembered for his history of the Peloponnesian War (460-395 BC)
  14. fastidious giving careful attention to detail
  15. tacitly by unexpressed agreement
  16. ascites accumulation of serous fluid in peritoneal cavity
  17. deoxidise to remove oxygen from a compound, or cause to react with hydrogen or form a hydride, or to undergo an increase in the number of electrons
  18. dioecious having male and female reproductive organs in separate plants or animals
  19. testudo a movable protective covering that provided protection from above; used by Roman troops when approaching the walls of a besieged fortification
  20. testaceous relating to or possessing a testa or hard shell

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