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_________ A flammable liquid ranging in color from clear to very dark brown and black, consisting mainly of hydrocarbons, occurring naturally in deposits under earth surface.
_________ A particular method for performing a task.
_________ Giving trouble or anxiety; vexatious; burdensome; wearisome.
_________ A small flying insect of the family Culicidae, known for biting and sucking blood, leaving an itching bump on the skin. However, only the female of the species bites animals and humans. They are known to carry diseases like malaria and yellow fever.
_________ To make sure and secure.
_________ Plural form of consist.
_________ The silky protective case spun by the larvae of some insects and moths in which they metamorphose, the pupa.
_________ A single, distinctive rock formation; an area having a preponderance of a particular rock or group of rocks.
_________ A thick brownish syrup produced in the refining of raw sugar.
_________ To suggest a plan or course of action.
_________ Third person singular simple present indicative form of apply.
_________ Able to be observed.
_________ A big church building, central place for some area.
_________ To keep down by force.
_________ A precise description of a place.
_________ A type of shellfish contained between two shells.
_________ Capable of producing something, especially in abundance; fertile.
_________ The act of producing.
_________ Of or pertaining to statistics.