All nouns

Includes nouns denoting acts or actions, nouns denoting animals, nouns denoting attributes of people and objects, nouns denoting body parts, nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents, nouns denoting communicative processes and contents, nouns denoting feelings and emotions, nouns denoting foods and drinks, nouns denoting goals, nouns denoting groupings of people or objects, nouns denoting man-made objects, nouns denoting natural events, nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made), nouns denoting natural phenomena, nouns denoting natural proesses, nouns denoting people, nouns denoting plants, nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession, nouns denoting quantities and units of measure, nouns denoting spatial position, nouns denoting stable states of affairs, nouns denoting substances, nouns denoting time and temporal relations, nouns denoting two and three dimensional shapes

fair chance
a reasonable probability of success
 
detailing
an individualized description of a particular instance
 
Federal Republic of Germany
a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990
 
porcupine provision
a measure undertaken by a corporation to discourage unwanted takeover attempts
 
suppression
the failure to develop some part or organ
 
Guided Bomb Unit-28
a 5,000 pound laser-guided bomb that can be programmed to penetrate to a given depth before exploding; used to penetrate hardened underground facilities
 
grasshopper
a cocktail made of creme de menthe and cream (sometimes with creme de cacao)
 
disassortative mating
mating of individuals having traits more dissimilar than likely in random mating
 
Asaph Hall
United States astronomer who discovered Phobos and Deimos (the two satellites of Mars) (1829-1907)
 
wave front
(physics) an imaginary surface joining all points in space that are reached at the same instant by a wave propagating through a medium
 
free hand
freedom to do as you see fit
 
suborder Myomorpha
true rats and mice and related rodents
 
tinderbox
a box for holding tinder
 
swing
a square dance figure; a pair of dancers join hands and dance around a point between them
 
genus Punica
coextensive with the family Punicaceae
 
February Revolution
the revolution against the czarist government which led to the abdication of Nicholas II and the creation of a provisional government in March 1917
 
genus Canavalia
herbs or woody vines of mainly American tropics and subtropics
 
mane
long coarse hair growing from the crest of the animal's neck
 
crash landing
an emergency landing under circumstances where a normal landing is impossible (usually damaging the aircraft)
 
lissomeness
the gracefulness of a person or animal that is flexible and supple
 
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