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2. management, relations, doings, action; proceeding, policy, practice, behavior, treatment. dean, n. 1. (in schools and colleges) official, officer, dignitary; faculty head, department or section head, registrar, secretary, provost, regent, president; counselor, advisor, personnel placement director, student services officer.
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(within a class or category) senior member, senior, elder, elder statesman, ranking member, chief, leader, grand old man, principal, patriarch; first, foremost, most respected, most venerable, paramount, preeminent.
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(of religious bodies) chapter head, capitular, Rom. Cath. Ch. vicar forane; pastor, rector, vicar; clergyman, ecclesiastic, cleric, priest, minister. dear, adj. 1. loved, beloved, darling, precious, treasured, cherished, valued, prized; favorite, favored, pet; respected, admired, highly esteemed, honored, venerated.
2. expensive, high-priced, costly, valuable; rich, sumptuous; excessive, overmuch, high,
Inf. steep.
-n. 3. beloved, love, truelove, ladylove, darling; sweetheart, sweet, honey, precious, jewel; pet, apple of one's eye, favorite.
dearth,
n. 1. scarcity, scarceness, lack, want; defi ciency, shortness, shortage, insufficiency, stint; scantiness, paucity, exiguity, meagerness, rareness; sparseness, seldomness, fewness, poorness, barrenness; depletion, exhaustion, emptiness, vacuity.
2. famine, starvation, drought, famishment, inanition; destitution, poverty, indigence, need; privation, deprivation, half rations,
Chiefly Brit, short-com-mons; fast, diet, xerophagy, Lent, Obs. Quadragesima. death, n. 1. decease, demise, passing, expiration, departure, release, exit; end, cessation, dissolution, termination; brain death, Biol, biolysis, necrosis; rest, eternal rest, quietus, SI. curtains, Euph. the great adventure.
2. angel of death, Grim Reaper, Azrael,
(in ancient Greece) Thanatos, (in ancient Rome) Mors; skeleton, skull and crossbones, death's head, the number 14, (Hebrew letter) nun, the black horse.
3. extinction, extermination, eradication, extirpation, liquidation, obliteration; destruction, annihilation, ruin, ruination.
4. bloodshed, bloodletting, carnage, slaughter, butchery; murder, massacre, slaying, killing. deathless,
adj. 1. immortal, undying, imperishable, never-dying.
2. unceasing, perpetual, eternal, everlasting; lasting,
Latin, aeres perennius, constant; never-ending, endless, interminable, unending, unfading, without end.
3. timeless, memorable, historic, unforgettable; venerable, eminent, distinguished, illustrious. deathlike,
adj. cadaverous, skeletal, corpse-like, emaciated; pale, wan, ghostly, ghastly, pallid; livid, bloodless, anemic, white, etiolated; grim, gaunt, deathly, haggard, hollow-eyed; wasted, withered, shriveled. debacle, n. 1. downfall, collapse, breakdown, disintegration; breakup, dispersion, disruption, dissolution; overthrow, ruin, demolishment, devastation, wreck, havoc, disaster; tumult, turmoil, overturning, Fr. bouleversement, upsetting.
2. ice breakup, torrent, cataclysm, cataract; inundation, deluge, flood, rush of water, debar, v. 1. shut out, exclude, preclude, bar, keep

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General Science - Test - 03
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Both of these words describe substances that cause injury, illness, or death when they get into your body.

The difference is that poison gets into your body if you inhale it (breathe it in), ingest it (eat or drink), or touch it. Venom gets into your body if it is injected in, such as through a bite or a sting.

Certain snakes are venomous, because they bite you and inject their venom (although many native English speakers say "poisonous snake"). Scorpions and some spiders are also venomous, because they bite or sting you. There are plants and frogs that are poisonous - you will get sick if you touch them or eat them.

Sometimes people use poison to kill other people - by secretly putting it into their food or drink. When this happens, we say the victim was poisoned.

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