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romanistic

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humble

  • verb cause to be unpretentious
    • This experience will humble him
  • verb cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of
    abase; chagrin; mortify; humiliate.
    • He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss

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orthographically

In an orthographical manner: (a) according to the rules of proper spelling; (b) according to orthographic projection.

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aptness

  • noun a disposition to behave in a certain way
    propensity.
    • the aptness of iron to rust
    • the propensity of disease to spread
  • noun appropriateness for the occasion
    appositeness.
    • the phrase had considerable aptness

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iniquitously

  • adverb in an iniquitous manner
    • they really believed that the treaty of Versailles was iniquitously injust

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defensibility

  • noun capability of being defended
    • they built their castles with an eye to their defensibility
    • client complaints create a felt need for the defensibility of individual actions

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chad

  • noun a small piece of paper that is supposed to be removed when a hole is punched in a card or paper tape
  • noun a lake in north central Africa; fed by the Shari river
    Lake Chad.

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update

  • noun news that updates your information
  • verb modernize or bring up to date
    • We updated the kitchen in the old house

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meritless

  • adjective satellite without merit
    no-good; no-account; good-for-naught; no-count; sorry; good-for-nothing.
    • a sorry horse
    • a sorry excuse
    • a lazy no-count, good-for-nothing goldbrick
    • the car was a no-good piece of junk

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bindingness

The condition or property of being binding; obligatory quality. Coleridge.

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questionably

  • adverb in a questionable and dubious manner
    dubiously.
    • these were estates his father questionably acquired

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recourse

  • noun act of turning to for assistance
    resort; refuge.
    • have recourse to the courts
    • an appeal to his uncle was his last resort
  • noun something or someone turned to for assistance or security
    resort; refuge.
    • his only recourse was the police
    • took refuge in lying

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superadd

To add over and above; to add to what has been added; to annex, as something extrinsic.
The strength of any living creature, in those external motion, is something distinct from, and superadded unto, its natural gravity. Bp. Wilkins.
The peacock laid it extremely to heart that he had not the nightingale's voice superadded to the beauty of his plumes. L'Estrange.

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titleholder

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naacp

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maneuver

  • noun a military training exercise
    simulated military operation; manoeuvre.
  • noun a plan for attaining a particular goal
    manoeuvre; tactics; tactic.

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bono

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pettifoggery

  • noun a quarrel about petty points
    squabble; fuss; bicker; bickering; tiff; spat.

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shaky

  • adjective satellite inclined to shake as from weakness or defect
    rickety; wobbly; wonky.
    • a rickety table
    • a wobbly chair with shaky legs
    • the ladder felt a little wobbly
    • the bridge still stands though one of the arches is wonky
  • adjective satellite vibrating slightly and irregularly; as e.g. with fear or cold or like the leaves of an aspen in a breeze
    shivering; trembling.
    • a quaking bog
    • the quaking child asked for more
    • quivering leaves of a poplar tree
    • with shaking knees
    • seemed shaky on her feet
    • sparkling light from the shivering crystals of the chandelier
    • trembling hands

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wrangle

  • noun an angry dispute
    run-in; dustup; words; quarrel; row.
    • they had a quarrel
    • they had words
  • noun an instance of intense argument (as in bargaining)
    wrangling; haggling; haggle.

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casuistic

  • adjective of or relating to or practicing casuistry
    casuistical.
    • overly subtle casuistic reasoning
  • adjective of or relating to the use of ethical principles to resolve moral problems
    casuistical.

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lambda

  • noun the 11th letter of the Greek alphabet
  • noun the craniometric point at the junction of the sagittal and lamboid sutures of the skull

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wrangling

  • noun an instance of intense argument (as in bargaining)
    haggling; haggle; wrangle.
  • verb to quarrel noisily, angrily or disruptively
    brawl; wrangle.
    • The bar keeper threw them out, but they continued to wrangle on down the street

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colorable

Specious; plausible; having an appearance of right or justice. "Colorable pretense for infidility." Bp. Stillingfleet. -- Col"or*a*ble*ness, n. -- Col"or*a*bly, adv.
Colorable and subtle crimes, that seldom are taken within the walk of human justice. Hooker.

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quibbler

  • noun a disputant who quibbles; someone who raises annoying petty objections
    caviler; caviller; pettifogger.

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disfavor

  • noun the state of being out of favor
    disfavour.
    • he is in disfavor with the king
  • noun an inclination to withhold approval from some person or group
    dislike; disapproval; disfavour.

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tussle

  • noun disorderly fighting
    dogfight; hassle; scuffle; rough-and-tumble.
  • verb fight or struggle in a confused way at close quarters
    scuffle.
    • the drunken men started to scuffle

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adversarial

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technicality

  • noun a detail that is considered insignificant
    trifle; triviality.

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vulpine

  • adjective resembling or characteristic of a fox
    vulpecular.
    • vulpine cunning

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gobbledegook

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prepaid

  • adjective satellite used especially of mail; paid in advance
    postpaid.
  • verb pay for something before receiving it
    prepay.

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hairsplitting

  • noun making too fine distinctions of little importance
    word-splitting.
    • they didn't take his hairsplitting seriously
  • adjective satellite developed in excessively fine detail
    finespun.
    • finespun distinctions

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formalistic

  • adjective concerned with or characterized by rigorous adherence to recognized forms (especially in religion or art)
    formalised; formalized.
    • highly formalized plays like `Waiting for Godot'

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abstentionism

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mumbo

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nonbinding

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imbroglio

  • noun an intricate and confusing interpersonal or political situation
    embroilment.
  • noun a very embarrassing misunderstanding

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noncitizen

  • noun a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country
    alien; foreigner; outlander.

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guardianship

  • noun attention and management implying responsibility for safety
    charge; tutelage; care.
    • he is in the care of a bodyguard
  • noun the responsibility of a guardian or keeper
    keeping; safekeeping.
    • he left his car in my keeping

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dispositive

Disposing; tending to regulate; decretive. Obs.
His dispositive wisdom and power. Bates.

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quibble

  • noun an evasion of the point of an argument by raising irrelevant distinctions or objections
    cavil; quiddity.
  • verb evade the truth of a point or question by raising irrelevant objections

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icao

  • noun the United Nations agency concerned with civil aviation
    International Civil Aviation Organization.

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enforceability

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supranational

  • adjective satellite transcending established national boundaries or spheres of interest
    • a supranational economy
    • supranational federations

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manuevers

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sharia

  • noun the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed
    shariah law; Islamic law; shariah; sharia law.
    • sharia is only applicable to Muslims
    • under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state

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finagle

  • verb achieve something by means of trickery or devious methods
    manage; wangle.

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unmet

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technicality

  • noun a detail that is considered insignificant
    trifle; triviality.

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karaite

(Eccl. Hist.) A sect of Jews who adhere closely to the letter of the Scriptures, rejecting the oral law, and allowing the Talmud no binding authority; -- opposed to the Rabbinists.

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remembrancer

One who, or that which, serves to bring to, or keep in, mind; a memento; a memorial; a reminder.
Premature consiolation is but the remembrancer of sorrow. Goldsmith.
Ye that are the lord's remembrancers. Isa. lxii. 6. (Rev. Ver. ).

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harmonised

  • adjective satellite involving or characterized by harmony
    consonant; harmonical; harmonic; harmonized.
  • verb go together
    accord; fit in; concord; consort; harmonise; harmonize; agree.
    • The colors don't harmonize
    • Their ideas concorded

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spitball

  • noun a projectile made by chewing a piece of paper and shaping it into a sphere
  • noun an illegal pitch in which a foreign substance (spit or Vaseline) is applied to the ball by the pitcher before he throws it
    spitter.

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adjudicate

  • verb put on trial or hear a case and sit as the judge at the trial of
    judge; try.
    • The football star was tried for the murder of his wife
    • The judge tried both father and son in separate trials
  • verb bring to an end; settle conclusively
    settle; resolve; decide.
    • The case was decided
    • The judge decided the case in favor of the plaintiff
    • The father adjudicated when the sons were quarreling over their inheritance

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codification

  • noun the act of codifying; arranging in a systematic order
  • noun a set of rules or principles or laws (especially written ones)
    code.

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cognizable

  • adjective capable of being known
    cognoscible; cognisable; knowable.

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gobbledygook

  • noun incomprehensible or pompous jargon of specialists

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adducing

  • noun citing as evidence or proof
  • verb advance evidence for
    adduce; abduce; cite.

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defeasance

A defeat; an overthrow. Obs.
After his foes' defeasance. Spenser.

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arcane

  • adjective satellite requiring secret or mysterious knowledge
    • the arcane science of dowsing

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folderol

  • noun nonsensical talk or writing
    codswallop; wish-wash; trumpery; tripe; applesauce; rubbish; trash.

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noncriminal

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wrangling

  • noun an instance of intense argument (as in bargaining)
    haggling; haggle; wrangle.
  • verb to quarrel noisily, angrily or disruptively
    brawl; wrangle.
    • The bar keeper threw them out, but they continued to wrangle on down the street

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promulgation

  • noun a public statement containing information about an event that has happened or is going to happen
    announcement.
    • the announcement appeared in the local newspaper
    • the promulgation was written in English
  • noun the official announcement of a new law or ordinance whereby the law or ordinance is put into effect

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instigate

  • verb provoke or stir up
    set off; incite; stir up.
    • incite a riot
    • set off great unrest among the people
  • verb serve as the inciting cause of
    prompt; inspire.
    • She prompted me to call my relatives

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moralism

  • noun a moral maxim
  • noun judgments about another person's morality
    • he could not stand her hectoring moralism

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postbellum

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prescript

  • noun prescribed guide for conduct or action
    rule.

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medico

  • noun a student in medical school
    medical student.
  • noun a licensed medical practitioner
    MD; physician; doc; doctor; Dr..
    • I felt so bad I went to see my doctor

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nicety

  • noun conformity with some esthetic standard of correctness or propriety
    rightness; justness.
    • it was performed with justness and beauty
  • noun a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude
    refinement; subtlety; nuance; shade.
    • without understanding the finer nuances you can't enjoy the humor
    • don't argue about shades of meaning

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institute

  • noun an association organized to promote art or science or education
  • verb set up or lay the groundwork for
    constitute; found; plant; establish.
    • establish a new department

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circumvention

  • noun the act of evading by going around

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adjudicate

  • verb put on trial or hear a case and sit as the judge at the trial of
    judge; try.
    • The football star was tried for the murder of his wife
    • The judge tried both father and son in separate trials
  • verb bring to an end; settle conclusively
    settle; resolve; decide.
    • The case was decided
    • The judge decided the case in favor of the plaintiff
    • The father adjudicated when the sons were quarreling over their inheritance

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positivist

  • noun someone who emphasizes observable facts and excludes metaphysical speculation about origins or ultimate causes
    rationalist.
  • adjective of or relating to positivism
    positive; positivistic.
    • positivist thinkers
    • positivist doctrine
    • positive philosophy

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australasian

Of or pertaining to Australasia; as, Australasian regions. -- n. A native or an inhabitant of Australasia.

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hassle

  • noun an angry disturbance
    bother; trouble; fuss.
    • he didn't want to make a fuss
    • they had labor trouble
    • a spot of bother
  • noun disorderly fighting
    tussle; dogfight; scuffle; rough-and-tumble.

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rendering

  • noun a performance of a musical composition or a dramatic role etc.
    rendition.
    • they heard a live rendition of three pieces by Schubert
  • noun an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious
    rendition; interpretation; interpreting.
    • the edict was subject to many interpretations
    • he annoyed us with his interpreting of parables
    • often imitations are extended to provide a more accurate rendition of the child's intended meaning

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protection

  • noun the activity of protecting someone or something
    • the witnesses demanded police protection
  • noun a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
    protective covering; protective cover.
    • they had no protection from the fallout
    • wax provided protection for the floors

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thorny

  • adjective satellite bristling with perplexities
    • the thorny question of states' rights
  • adjective satellite having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
    barbed; burry; briary; bristly; briery; setaceous; barbellate; prickly; spiny; burred; setose; bristled.
    • a horse with a short bristly mane
    • bristly shrubs
    • burred fruits
    • setaceous whiskers

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hypothec

(Scot. Law) A landlord's right, independently of stipulation, over the stocking (cattle, implements, etc.), and crops of his tenant, as security for payment of rent.

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sunni

  • noun a member of the branch of Islam that accepts the first four caliphs as rightful successors to Muhammad
    Sunni Muslim; Sunnite.
  • noun one of the two main branches of orthodox Islam
    Sunni Islam.

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unfreeze

  • verb become or cause to become soft or liquid
    thaw; melt; unthaw; dethaw; dissolve.
    • The sun melted the ice
    • the ice thawed
    • the ice cream melted
    • The heat melted the wax
    • The giant iceberg dissolved over the years during the global warming phase
    • dethaw the meat
  • verb make (assets) available
    release; unblock; free.
    • release the holdings in the dictator's bank account

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encyclopedia

  • noun a reference work (often in several volumes) containing articles on various topics (often arranged in alphabetical order) dealing with the entire range of human knowledge or with some particular specialty
    cyclopedia; encyclopaedia; cyclopaedia.

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sunnite

One of the orthodox Mohammedans who receive the Sunna as of equal importance with the Koran.

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metrology

  • noun the scientific study of measurement

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dubiously

  • adverb in a questionable and dubious manner
    questionably.
    • these were estates his father questionably acquired
  • adverb in a doubtful manner
    doubtfully.
    • Gerald shook his head doubtfully

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thriller

  • noun a suspenseful adventure story or play or movie

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draconian

Pertaining to Draco, a famous lawgiver of Athens, 621 b. c.

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seafood

  • noun edible fish (broadly including freshwater fish) or shellfish or roe etc

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nullity

  • noun the state of nonexistence
    void; nothingness; nihility.
  • noun something that is null (especially an enactment that has no legal validity)

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unenforced

  • adjective not enforced; not compelled especially by legal or police action
    • too many unenforced laws can breed contempt for law

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chicanery

  • noun the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)
    trickery; chicane; wile; shenanigan; guile.

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transnational

  • adjective satellite involving or operating in several nations or nationalities
    multinational.
    • multinational corporations
    • transnational terrorist networks

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malpractice

  • noun professional wrongdoing that results in injury or damage
    • the widow sued his surgeon for malpractice
  • noun a wrongful act that the actor had no right to do; improper professional conduct
    • he charged them with electoral malpractices

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universalistic

  • adjective of or relating to or tending toward universalism
    universalist.
  • adjective of or relating to the whole

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beagle

  • noun a small short-legged smooth-coated breed of hound

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manoeuvre

  • noun a plan for attaining a particular goal
    maneuver; tactics; tactic.
  • noun a military training exercise
    maneuver; simulated military operation.

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positivist

  • noun someone who emphasizes observable facts and excludes metaphysical speculation about origins or ultimate causes
    rationalist.
  • adjective of or relating to positivism
    positive; positivistic.
    • positivist thinkers
    • positivist doctrine
    • positive philosophy

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dogmatic

  • adjective satellite characterized by assertion of unproved or unprovable principles
    dogmatical.
  • adjective of or pertaining to or characteristic of a doctrine or code of beliefs accepted as authoritative

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draftsmanship

  • noun the creation of artistic pictures or diagrams
    drafting; drawing.
    • he learned drawing from his father

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positivism

  • noun the form of empiricism that bases all knowledge on perceptual experience (not on intuition or revelation)
    logical positivism.
  • noun a quality or state characterized by certainty or acceptance or affirmation and dogmatic assertiveness
    positiveness; positivity.

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apodictic

  • adjective satellite of a proposition; necessarily true or logically certain
    apodeictic.

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loophole

  • noun an ambiguity (especially one in the text of a law or contract) that makes it possible to evade a difficulty or obligation
  • noun a small hole in a fortified wall; for observation or discharging weapons

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presumptively

  • adverb by reasonable assumption
    presumably.
    • presumably, he missed the train

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loophole

  • noun an ambiguity (especially one in the text of a law or contract) that makes it possible to evade a difficulty or obligation
  • noun a small hole in a fortified wall; for observation or discharging weapons

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unimpeachably

  • adverb without question
    unquestionably.
    • Fred Winter is unquestionably the jockey to follow
    • they hired unimpeachably first-rate faculty members

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codify

  • verb organize into a code or system, such as a body of law
    • Hammurabi codified the laws

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protracted

  • adjective satellite relatively long in duration; tediously protracted
    lengthy; extended; prolonged; drawn-out.
    • a drawn-out argument
    • an extended discussion
    • a lengthy visit from her mother-in-law
    • a prolonged and bitter struggle
    • protracted negotiations
  • verb lengthen in time; cause to be or last longer
    prolong; protract; draw out; extend.
    • We prolonged our stay
    • She extended her visit by another day
    • The meeting was drawn out until midnight

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instrumentalism

  • noun a system of pragmatic philosophy that considers idea to be instruments that should guide our actions and their value is measured by their success

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positivistic

  • adjective of or relating to positivism
    positive; positivist.
    • positivist thinkers
    • positivist doctrine
    • positive philosophy

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entanglement

  • noun an intricate trap that entangles or ensnares its victim
    web.

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boilerplate

  • noun standard formulations uniformly found in certain types of legal documents or news stories
  • noun thick plate iron used in the production of boilers

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