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Apoapsis

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(āp'ō-āp'sĭs)(n) The highest point of an objects orbit around a planetary body. One of my favorite words.

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Deicide

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The killing of a god.

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Lemniscate

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A plane curve generated by the locus of the point at which a variable tangent to a rectangular hyperbola intersects a perpendicular from the center to the tangent. Equation: r 2= 2 a 2cosθ.

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Vociferous

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Crying out noisily; clamorous. Basically, "really loud"

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Rapacious

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Excessively greedy.

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Jejune

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Dull, juvenile.

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Divergent

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Tending to be different or develop in different directions.

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Deity

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A god.

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Apotheosis

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The climax of something's development or deification.

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Asymptote

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A straight line approached by a given curve as one of the variables in the equation of the curve approaches infinity.

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