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abreast in full awareness; up to date (usu. fol. by "of"). [2/4 definitions]
aggregate to add up to. [1/6 definitions]
alligator flag any of a family of large, broad-leafed, tropical, aquatic plants that usually grow up to six feet tall and have heavy blooms of delicate blue and purple flowers.
antecedent in grammar, the word or word group to which a pronoun refers, as in "The women demanded their rights," in which "women" is the antecedent of "their." [1/4 definitions]
background historical or social conditions or events leading up to, or being present during, a given situation or event. [1/5 definitions]
baobab a large African tree with a trunk up to thirty feet thick and large, gourd-like, fleshy-centered fruits.
bracket to classify or group together. [1/7 definitions]
condor one of two vultures that are the largest flying birds of the Western Hemisphere, having a bald head and neck, dark plumage, and a wingspan up to twelve feet.
disappointing failing to measure up to one's expectations, standards, or wishes.
doorstep a step or series of steps leading up to an outside door.
elevate to raise or lift up to a higher physical position. [1/4 definitions]
enlist to volunteer or sign up to serve, as in the military or in some cause. [1/2 definitions]
FDIC abbreviation of "Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation," a U.S. governmental agency that insures deposits in member commercial banks up to a certain amount to protect the public against a bank's failure, and can act to prevent a bank's failure.
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation a U.S. governmental agency that insures deposits in member commercial banks up to a certain amount to protect the public against a bank's failure, and can act to prevent a bank's failure. (abbr.: FDIC)
ferry a business set up to carry people, vehicles, and other things across a bay, river, lake, or channel by boat or ship. [1/6 definitions]
fulfill to live up to or develop the full potential of (oneself). [1/4 definitions]
gallium a silvery metal chemical element that has thirty-one protons in each nucleus, usu. forms a trivalent ion, and is often used in pure form in high-temperature thermometers because it melts at just above room temperature and remains liquid up to 1983 degrees Celsius. (symbol: Ga)
groupie (informal) one who tries to attach oneself to an admired group such as a rock band, as by following the group to public concerts and parties. (See camp follower.)
guru one who is looked up to as a source of knowledge and inspiration; mentor. [1/4 definitions]
hare and hounds an outdoor game of pursuit in which one group sets off first, leaving a trail of paper scraps for the second group to follow.
hostage someone held prisoner by one person or group in an attempt to persuade or force another person or group to satisfy certain conditions or meet certain demands.