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mechanical, pyramid, isthmus, tomb, resources, anxious, salmon

_________ An ancient massive construction with a square or rectangular base and four triangular sides meeting in an apex, such as those built as tombs in Egypt or as bases for temples in Mesoamerica.
_________ A narrow strip of land, bordered on two sides by water, and connecting two larger landmasses.
_________ Related to mechanics, done by machine.
_________ A small building (or "vault") for the remains of the dead, with walls, a roof, and (if it is to be used for more than one corpse) a door.
_________ Plural form of resource.
_________ Full of anxiety or disquietude; greatly concerned or solicitous, esp. respecting something future or unknown; being in painful suspense;—applied to persons; as, anxious for the issue of a battle.
_________ One of several species of fish of the Salmonidae family.