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Can you identify the 'Z' words, given their definitions?

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A device used for fastening clothing, valises, etc., consisting of two toothed tracks or spiral metal or plastic coils, each bordering one of two edges to be joined
A sudden, brief hissing sound, as of a bullet
A ductile, bluish-white metallic element used in making galvanized iron, bras, and other alloys with atomic number 30
A variety of summer squash that is shaped like a cucumber and that has a smooth, dark-green skin
A large dirigible balloon consisting of a long, cylindrical, covered framework containing compartments or cells filled with gas
Any organic body or cell capable of spontaneous movement and of an existence more or less apart from or independent of the parent organism
Ludicrously or whimsically comical; clownish
A gentle, mild breeze
To move quickly or suddenly with a loud humming or buzzing sound
Any of several composite plants native to Mexico and adjacent areas, especially the widely cultivated species Z. elegans, having variously colored, many-rayed flower heads
A Mahayana movement, introduced into China in the 6th century AD that emphasizes enlightenment for the student by the most direct possible means
The science or branch of biology dealing with animals
A small, slender freshwater fish, Brachydanio rerio, having luminous bluish-black and silvery-gold horizontal stripes
To kill; to shoot; to attack; to defeat; to bombard with electrical current, radiation, laser beams, etc.
A metallic element found combined in zircon, resembling titanium chemically, with atomic number 40
The aggregate of animal or animallike organisms in plankton, as protozoans
The figure or symbol 0, which in the Arabic notation for numbers stands for the absence of quantity
A pimple; skin blemish
Any of several horselike African mammals of the genus Equus, each species having a characteristic pattern of black or dark-brown stripes on a whitish background
Keen relish; hearty enjoyment; gusto
To become unconscious from alcohol or narcotic drugs; pass out
A musical instrument, consisting of a flat sounding box with numerous strings stretched over it, that is placed on a horizontal surface and played with a plectrum and fingertips
An imaginary belt of the heavens within which are the apparent paths of the sun, moon, and principal planets that contains twelve constellations and hence twelve divisions (signs)
Fervor for a person, cause, or object; eager desire or endeavor; enthusiastic diligence; ardor
A temple of Sumerian origin in the form of a pyramidal tower
A line, course, or progression characterized by sharp turns first to one side and then to the other
Any continuous area that differs in some respect, or is distinguished for some purpose, from adjoining areas
An extremely large, indeterminate number
A parklike area in which live animals are kept in cages or large enclosures for public exhibition
The cell produced by the union of two gametes, before it undergoes cleavage
The point on the celestial sphere vertically above a given position or observer
A tubular pasta in short pieces, similar to rigatoni, often baked in a tomato sauce
An immoderate or fanatical adherent to a cause, especially a religious one
The body of a dead person given the semblance of life, but mute and will-less, by a supernatural force, usually for some evil purpose

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