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4.  The Word:atlas

In Context:“…I recently received a map…Take down the third atlas in the second section of the big bookcase, series Z, fourth shelf.” (p.35)

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5.  The Word:kalends   (Also spelled calends)

In Context:“He observed that at the approach of the kalends of July, in other words towards the end of June, one of the peaks of the mountain, a peak called Scartaris, cast its shadow as far as the mouth of the crater in question……” (p.37)

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6.    The Word:    incandescent

In Context:“Consequently all the substances inside the earth must be in a state of incandescent gas, for gold, platinum, and even the hardest rocks cannot resist such a temperature.” (p.38)

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