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nanotechnology
the science and technology of building devices, such as electronic circuits, from individual atoms and molecules
acumen
quickness or keenness of judgment or insight
auspicious
attended by favorable circumstances; marked my success
paradigm
one that serves as a pattern or model
fatuous
foolish or silly, especially in a smug or self-satisfied way
metamorphosis
a marked change in condition or function; a transformation
lugubrious
mournful, dismal or gloomy
nomenclature
a system of names used in art or science
abrogate
to abolish or annul
loquacious
very talkative; garrulous
diffident
shy, timid; lacking self-confidence
nonsectarian
not limited to or associated with a denomination
antebellum
belonging to a period before a war, especially the American Civil War
churlish
vulgar; having a bad disposition
parameter
a factor that determines a range of variations; a boundary
facetious
playfully jocular; humorous
orthography
the study of correct spelling according to established usage
omnipotent
having unlimited or universal power; all-powerful
lexicon
a dictionary; a stock of terms used in a particular area; a vocabulary
gauche
lacking grace or social polish; awkward or tactless
kinetic
produced by motion or movement
deleterious
having a harmful effect; injurious
enervate
to weaken or destroy the strength or vitality of
circumlocution
the use of unnecessarily wordy and indirect language
inculcate
to teach by frequent instruction or repetition; to indoctrinate
interpolate
to insert material into a text or insert into a conversation
incontrovertible
impossible to argue with; unquestionable
infrastructure
the basic system or underlying structure of an organization; the physical skeleton of a structure
hubris
overbearing pride or arrogance
impeach
to make an accusation against or charge a public official with improper conduct in one's office before a proper jury
bellicose
warlike or hostile in manner or temperament
circumnavigate
to proceed completely around
evanescent
vanishing or likely to vanish like vapor
incognito
with one's identity disguised or concealed
oligarchy
government by a few, especially by a small faction of persons or families
epiphany
a sudden manifestation of the essence or meaning of something; a revelation
chicanery
deception by trickery
belie
to give a false representation to; misrepresent; contradict
hemoglobin
the iron containing pigment in red blood cells of vertebrate
fiduciary
held in trust; having to do with paper currency
pecuniary
of or relating to money
deciduous
shedding foliage at the end of a growing season; falling off or shedding at a specific season or state of growth
feckless
lacking in vitality; feeble or ineffective; careless and irresponsible
abjure
to renounce under oath; to recant; to renounce
expurgate
to remove vulgar, erroneous, obscence, or objectionable material from (a book for example) before publication
jejune
dull; uninteresting
enfranchise
to free or endow with the rights of citizenship
homogeneous
uniforn in structure of composition; similar in nature or kind
obsequious
exhibting servile compliance; fawning
equinox
either of the two time during a year when the sun crosses the celestial equator and when the length of day and night are approximately equal

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