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brevity
briefness, economical use of few words
disdain
extreme contempt or disgust for something or somebody
aphorism
a succinct statement expressing an opinion or a general truth
affirmation
positive statement of achievement
duplicity
deceitfulness
treatise
a detailed written account of a subject
renaissance
end of the middle ages
ascribe
give something as cause
Operative
In place and have an effect, significant
discern
see or notice something that's not clear or obvious,
paradigm
pattern or model that forms the basis of a theory or methodology
innate
present from birth
semblance
trace of something, look of being something, copy
genre
category of artistic works
assertion
emphatic statement, a strong statement that something is true
quintessential
purest example of something
adverse
antagonistic, creating unfavorable conditions,
mitosis
cell division
hubris
pride or excessive ambition
preeminent
highly distinguished or outstanding
interpolate
insert something in to something else
precipitous
done or acting too quickly without enough thought
languish
be neglected or deprived
intuitive
known by instinct
conducive
helping something to happen, bring an intended result
subjugate
force into submission
excursion
a short trip to a place and back
parabola
mathematical curve
stoicism
passivity
tentative
uncertain
wrought
made carefully or decoratively
errant
behaving badly, going astray, moving irregularly
schizophrenic
an offensive term meaning characterized by conflicts and contradictions
gauche
socially awkward
maxim
saying, a succinct saying that has some proven truth to it
ambivalent
unsure, having mixed, conflicting or uncertain feelings
exemplary
setting an example
placate
make somebody less angry or upset by doing or saying something to please them
nonsectarian
not relating to religious subgroup
prosody
rhythm of speech
cede
surrender something
gamete
male or female cell
tempestuous
emotionally turbulent
pecuniary
relating to or involving money
heed
pay attention to advice or warning
hegemony
authority or control
partisan
biased supporter, restance fighter
caveat emptor
let the buyer beware
oxidize
react or make react with oxygen
astute
clever and perceptive
gerrymander
try to get extra votes unfairly
conformity
doing and thinking as others
eulogy
spoken or written tribute
aesthetic
appreciating beauty
obscure
hard to understand, indistinct
irreverence
disrespect
bias
preference, an unfair preference for or dislike of something
exasperate
make angry or worsen
laconic
using very few words
posturing
exaggerated behavior
facilitate
simplify a process
attrition
weakening by persistent attack, loss of personnel
plagiarism
to take what someone else has written and pass it off as your own or original
polymer
compound with similar repeating small molecules
lucid
clear and easily understood
acquisition
acquiring, a new position, developing a new skill
acumen
sharpness of mind, quick insight, the ability to make a quick accurate judgment
laconic
using very few words
totalitarian
centralized and dictatorial
commentary
a series of explanatory notes, explanatory essay, clarification of a situation
inherent
basic, unable to be considered separately from the nature
bravado
boldness or courage
ingratiate
seek to please someone, especially to gain an advantage
eulogizing
to praise something or somebody very highly
obeisance
respectful gesture or behavior
obsequious
too eager to please or obey
xenophobe
someone who fears foreigners
pontificate
speak pompously without being qualified
omnipotent
all-powerful
bowdlerize
to remove parts of literature that are considered indecent
homogeneous
of same kind
cohesive
unified, sticking, holding, or working together
fervor
extreme intensity of emotion or belief
avert
prevent something from happening
metamorphosis
change of physical form
pretentious
made to look or sound important
socioeconomic
involving social and economic factors
predominantly
mainly, in the greatest number or amount
Disparity
Lack of equality
implacable
impossible to appease
pretension
questionable claim to something
stifle
suffocate, to prevent the development of
panacea
a supposed cure-all
poignant
causing sadness or pity, sharply perceptive
syntax
organization of words in a sentence
ambiguous
having more than one meaning of interpretation
supercilious
full of contempt and arrogance
ziggurat
ancient Mesopotamian pyramid shaped tower
reciprocal
given by each side
egalitarian
believing in equality, believing all people have equal rights
topsy-turvy
in or into a confused or chaotic state, upside down
criterion
an accepted standard used in making decisions or judgments about something
incontrovertible
undeniable or certain
synergy
combined effort being greater than the parts by them selves
extrovert
outgoing person,
insolent
showing a lack of respect
in vitro
In artaficial environment
dichotomy
separation of different or contradictory things
oligarchy
small governing group
hypotenuse
longest side of right triangle
tautology
repetitive or redundant meanings in a sentence or idea
extrinsic
inessential, that is not essential part of something, coming from the outside
succinct
brief and to the point, closed or restricted
advert
to call attention or make reference to something
moiety
one of two parts
expurgate
edit something by removing offensive parts, or bowdlerize
eminence
high position of place or rank
soliloquy
talking when alone
provision
supplying of something
confer
discuss something with somebody, to give honor or title to somebody
staccato
brief, quick and clipped
inchoate
just beginning
exemplify
to be an example of something
evoke
stimulate memories from the past
doctrine
rule or principle, something taught
venal
corrupt or able to be bought
ostentatious
rich and showy
taxonomy
grouping of organisms
candid
honest or direct way found refreshing or distasteful
eke out
make something last with sparing use
subjective
based on somebody's opinions or feelings rather than on facts or evidence
winnow
to separate grain from it's husks by throwing it up in the air
unorthodox
unconventional
filibuster
political delaying tactic
proviso
clause added to contract or condition within agreement
paradox
a statement that is absurd or contradictory
accrue
to increase in amount or value, to gather together an amount, especially over a period of time
Reticence
Tendency not to communicate very much
suffragist
somebody advocating extending voting rights
enamor
inspire somebody with love or to charm
complacent
satisfied or comfortable without being aware of possible dangers
unctuous
to charm or convince someone smugly
fickle
likely to change especially in affections, intentions, loyalties or preferences
caveat
something said as a warning, caution, or qualification
pandemonium
chaos
divestiture
dispossession, the removal or derivation of, sale of property or division or subsidiary
catalyst
somebody or something that makes a change happen or brings about a change
innocuous
unlikely to offend
shrewd
good at judging people or situations
continuity
unchanging quality
fiduciary
relating to a trust relationship
lexicon
dictionary or vocabulary
abstemious
moderate not indulging in excess eating or drinking
biased
prejudiced
colloquialism
informal expression
furtive
secretive or shifty
quasar
remote high energy astronomical object
vacuous
empty of meaning, lacking content, idle
quotidian
commonplace, of the most ordinary everyday kind
laissez faire
refusal to interfere, principle of no regulation of industry
contemptuous
showing or feeling contempt, disdainful
emphatic
with emphasis
insidious
gradual and harmful
pejorative
expressing disapproval, disapproving word
cynical
distrustful of human nature
dilettante
dabbler in art or knowledge
systematic
done methodically and organized
inculcate
fix something in some bodies mind through repetition
impetus
something that gives motivation to accomplish something
abjure
to formally give up a previously held belief
proliferation
the rapid spread or increase of something
parameter
limiting factor,
brethren
members of the same group
endowment
a natural ability or quality
automation
the replacement of human workers with technology
orthography
study of correct spelling, relationship between sounds and letters
preclude
to prevent something, rule out or prevent
vehement
expressed with, or showing conviction or intense feeling, done forcefully with conviction
reverberated
have continuing effect or to bounce back
nihilism
total rejection of social mores or customs
transcendence
existence above and apart from the material world
quotidian
commonplace, daily
fundamental
basic, relating to the under lying principles or structure of something
comparative
involving comparisons
aversion
a strong dislike
intrinsic
basic and essential,
loquacious
talkative
adroitly
displaying physical or mental skill
intrinsic
basic and essential elements that make it what it is
inclusive
including the specific limits
thermodynamics
physics of energy and mechanical actions
omniscient
all knowing, knowing or seeming to know everything
orthodoxy
following a traditional doctrine, conformity

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