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  1. kissing disease an acute disease characterized by fever and swollen lymph nodes and an abnormal increase of mononuclear leucocytes or monocytes in the bloodstream; not highly contagious; some believe it can be transmitted by kissing
  2. wasting disease involving the lungs with progressive wasting of the body
  3. isinglass any of various minerals consisting of hydrous silicates of aluminum or potassium etc. that crystallize in forms that allow perfect cleavage into very thin leaves; used as dielectrics because of their resistance to electricity
  4. disingenuous not straightforward or candid
  5. genus Agdestis a genus with one species that is a rapidly growing climbing vine with tuberous roots; grown in hot climates
  6. unctuousness smug self-serving earnestness
  7. housing industry an industry that builds housing
  8. orange toast buttered toast with sugar and grated orange rind and a little orange juice
  9. housing estate a residential area where the houses were all planned and built at the same time
  10. Agdestis a genus with one species that is a rapidly growing climbing vine with tuberous roots; grown in hot climates
  11. current assets assets in the form of cash (or easily convertible into cash)
  12. liquid assets assets in the form of cash (or easily convertible into cash)
  13. asynchronous not occurring or existing at the same time
  14. sinusitis inflammation of one of the paranasal sinuses
  15. Undset Norwegian novelist (1882-1949)
  16. incautiousness the trait of forgetting or ignoring possible danger
  17. ring disease disease of tomatoes and potatoes and tobacco etc caused by the bacterium Pseudomonas solanacearum
  18. wrongheaded obstinately perverse in judgment or opinion
  19. appendicitis inflammation of the vermiform appendix
  20. puddingheaded stupid and confused