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Dendrophobia

Fear of trees

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June

Named for the Roman goddess Juno, patroness of marriage and the well-being of women.

St. Luke's Little Summer

A spell of warm weather that occurs about the time of the saint's feast day, October 18, this period is sometimes referred to as Indian summer.

Windbag

A boring person who talks a great deal about uninteresting topics.

Dink

A soft return in tennis. The tennis ball will drop abruptly after crossing the net.

January

Named for the Roman god Janus, protector of gates and doorways. Janus is depicted with two faces, one looking into the past, the other into the future.

Relative humidity

The amount of moisture in the air compared to the maximum amount of moisture the air could hold at a given temperature; measured as a precentage of saturation.

Wallop

A quick, rolling movement; a gallop. To boil with a continued bubbling or heaving and rolling, with noise.

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