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vocab list #10

Terms

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nom de guerre
a fictitious name used when the person performs a particular social role,
telekinesis
the power to move something by thinking about it without the application of physical force
gentry
the most powerful members of a society
pacify
fight violence and try to establish peace in (a location)
taxonomy
practice of classifying plants and animals according to their presumed natural relationships
piety
righteousness by virtue of being pious
prurient
characterized by lust
agnosticism
the disbelief in any claims of ultimate knowledge
solicitous
showing hovering attentiveness
paradox
(logic) a self-contradiction
rabbinical
of or relating to rabbis or their teachings
kinesiology
the branch of physiology that studies the mechanics and anatomy in relation to human movement
nether
located below or beneath something else
imparity
inequality; disparity. Things that are unequal in scope or extent
nouveau riche
newly rich
taurine
of or pertaining to bulls. also refer to zodiac sign
disgruntle
put into a bad mood or into bad humour
palatable
acceptable to the taste or mind
ad infinitum
to infinity
nabob
a wealthy man (especially one who made his fortune in the Orient)

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