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- Sentient A. Slothful, lazy, idle
2. Cognomen B. Offense, resentment
3. Umbrage C. Opposite of Sympathy’ dislike, hatred
4. Antipathy D. Experiencing sensation and feeling
5. Antithetical E. Contrasting, exactly opposite
6. Indued F. Well-deserved, fit, adequate
7. Expurgated G. Clothed, invested, endowed
8. Indolent H. With objectionable parts taken out
9. Calumny I. Name, family name
10. Condign J. False accusation, injurious to another
Can you tell what each of these people did to be known as great minds?
- Andre-Marie Ampere
- Willis Carrier
- Nicholas Copernicus
- Thomas Alva Edison
- Gordon Gould
- Joseph Lister
- Gugliermo Marconi
- Dmitri Mededleev
- Alfred Nobel
- Wilhelm Roetgen
- Albert Sabin
- Jonas Salk
- James Watson/ Francis Crick
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- D. Some authors try to show that plants are sentient.
- I. The cognomen “Walsh” is common in Ireland.
- B. Don’t take umbrae at my criticism.
- C. His reply to certain people was marked by antipathy.
- D. Two statements can be antithetical and still be uttered by the same person.
- G. Indued with special powers, he brought about a reconciliation.
- H. An expurgated edition of his works was published.
- A. He is too indolent to try for a passing grade.
- J. My opponents resorted to calumny but it got them nowhere.
- F. Their punishment was condign because they committed the crime.
- French physicist whose name was given to the unit to measure electrical current
- American inventor of modern Air conditioning
- Polish astronomer who said the sun is the center of the solar system
- American inventor of lightbulb and phonograph
- Greek – Father of geometry
- American inventor of laser
- Greek – Father of Medicine
- British – began the use of antiseptic methods
- Italian – invented the radio
- Russian chemist, one of 2 who invented the modern periodic table
- Swedish- invented dynamite
- German who discovered the use of X-rays
- American – developed oral vaccine against polio
- American – developed vaccine against polio
- Americans – co-authored the paper proposing the double-helix structure of DNA. Watson, Crick and Maurice Wilkins were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1962