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arid

  • adjective satellite lacking sufficient water or rainfall
    waterless.
    • an arid climate
    • a waterless well
    • miles of waterless country to cross
  • adjective satellite lacking vitality or spirit; lifeless
    desiccate; desiccated.
    • a technically perfect but arid performance of the sonata
    • a desiccate romance
    • a prissy and emotionless creature...settles into a mold of desiccated snobbery"-C.J.Rolo

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antihumanism

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overarch

  • verb be central or dominant
    • This scene overarches the entire first act
  • verb form an arch over
    arch over.
    • Big rocks overarch the stream

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postulation

  • noun (logic) a declaration of something self-evident; something that can be assumed as the basis for argument
    predication.
  • noun a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority
    request; petition.

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grounding

  • noun education or instruction in the fundamentals of a field of knowledge
    foundation.
    • he lacks the foundation necessary for advanced study
    • a good grounding in mathematics
  • noun fastening electrical equipment to earth
    earthing.

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totalize

  • verb make into a total
    totalise.
    • Can we totalize these different ideas into one philosophy?

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underpin

  • verb support from beneath
  • verb support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm
    corroborate; support; bear out.
    • The stories and claims were born out by the evidence

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initio

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substantiation

  • noun additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct
    confirmation; verification; check.
    • fossils provided further confirmation of the evolutionary theory
  • noun the act of validating; finding or testing the truth of something
    validation; proof.

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groundbreaking

  • noun the ceremonial breaking of the ground to formally begin a construction project
    groundbreaking ceremony.
  • adjective satellite being or producing something like nothing done or experienced or created before
    innovational; innovative.
    • stylistically innovative works
    • innovative members of the artistic community
    • a mind so innovational, so original

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hydromechanics

That branch of physics which treats of the mechanics of liquids, or of their laws of equilibrium and of motion.

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constructionist

One who puts a certain construction upon some writing or instrument, as the Constitutions of the United States; as, a strict constructionist; a broad constructionist.

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conceptualisation

  • noun an elaborated concept
    conceptualization; conceptuality.
  • noun inventing or contriving an idea or explanation and formulating it mentally
    conceptualization; formulation.

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astrophysicist

  • noun an astronomer who studies the physical properties of celestial bodies

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purely

  • adverb restricted to something
    strictly.
    • we talked strictly business

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seismogram

  • noun the graphical record of an earth tremor made by using a seismograph

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underpin

  • verb support from beneath
  • verb support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm
    corroborate; support; bear out.
    • The stories and claims were born out by the evidence

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institutionalist

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isochrone

  • noun an isogram connecting points at which something occurs or arrives at the same time

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nuance

  • noun a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude
    nicety; refinement; subtlety; shade.
    • without understanding the finer nuances you can't enjoy the humor
    • don't argue about shades of meaning

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astrophysicist

  • noun an astronomer who studies the physical properties of celestial bodies

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preconceived

  • adjective (of an idea or opinion) formed beforehand; especially without evidence or through prejudice
    • certain preconceived notions
  • verb conceive beforehand
    preconceive.
    • a preconceived notion

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framework

  • noun a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process
    model; theoretical account.
    • the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems
  • noun the underlying structure
    fabric.
    • providing a factual framework for future research
    • it is part of the fabric of society

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integrative

  • adjective combining and coordinating diverse elements into a whole
  • adjective satellite tending to consolidate
    consolidative.

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shuttlecock

  • noun badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers
    shuttle; bird; birdie.
  • verb send or toss to and fro, like a shuttlecock

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generalizable

Capable of being generalized, or reduced to a general form of statement, or brought under a general rule.
Extreme cases are . . . not generalizable. Coleridge

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reformulations

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postmodernist

  • adjective of or relating to postmodernism
    postmodern.
    • postmodernist architecture

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alphabetization

  • noun the act of putting in alphabetical order
    alphabetisation.

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rigorous

  • adjective satellite rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard
    strict.
    • rigorous application of the law
    • a strict vegetarian
  • adjective satellite demanding strict attention to rules and procedures
    tight; stringent.
    • rigorous discipline
    • tight security
    • stringent safety measures

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astrophysics

  • noun the branch of astronomy concerned with the physical and chemical properties of celestial bodies

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sounder

  • noun a device for making soundings
  • adjective financially secure and safe
    sound.
    • sound investments
    • a sound economy

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conceptualization

  • noun inventing or contriving an idea or explanation and formulating it mentally
    conceptualisation; formulation.
  • noun an elaborated concept
    conceptualisation; conceptuality.

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subversiveness

  • noun disloyalty by virtue of subversive behavior
    traitorousness; treason.

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untested

  • adjective satellite not tried or tested by experience
    untried; young; unseasoned.
    • unseasoned artillery volunteers
    • still untested in battle
    • an illustrator untried in mural painting
    • a young hand at plowing
  • adjective satellite not yet proved or subjected to testing
    untried.
    • an untested drug
    • untested theory
    • an untried procedure

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cosmologist

  • noun an astronomer who studies the evolution and space-time relations of the universe

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prolegomenon

  • noun a preliminary discussion inserted at the beginning of a book or treatise

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universalize

  • verb make universal
    universalise.
    • This author's stories universalize old themes

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elaboration

  • noun addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detail
    amplification.
    • a few remarks added in amplification and defense
    • an elaboration of the sketch followed
  • noun the result of improving something
    refinement.
    • he described a refinement of this technique

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abstruse

  • adjective satellite difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge
    recondite; deep.
    • the professor's lectures were so abstruse that students tended to avoid them
    • a deep metaphysical theory
    • some recondite problem in historiography

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horopter

(Opt.) The line or surface in which are situated all the points which are seen single while the point of sight, or the adjustment of the eyes, remains unchanged.
The sum of all the points which are seen single, while the point of sight remains unchanged, is called the horopter. J. Le Conte.

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parsimonious

  • adjective satellite excessively unwilling to spend
    penurious.
    • parsimonious thrift relieved by few generous impulses
    • lived in a most penurious manner--denying himself every indulgence

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firm

  • noun the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    house; business firm.
    • he worked for a brokerage house
  • verb become taut or tauter
    tauten.
    • Your muscles will firm when you exercise regularly
    • the rope tautened

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convergence

  • noun the occurrence of two or more things coming together
  • noun the approach of an infinite series to a finite limit
    convergency.

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coherent

  • adjective marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts
    ordered; consistent; logical.
    • a coherent argument
  • adjective satellite capable of thinking and expressing yourself in a clear and consistent manner
    lucid; logical.
    • a lucid thinker
    • she was more coherent than she had been just after the accident

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postcolonial

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cosmologist

  • noun an astronomer who studies the evolution and space-time relations of the universe

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interlocking

  • noun contact by fitting together
    engagement; meshing; mesh.
    • the engagement of the clutch
    • the meshing of gears
  • noun the act of interlocking or meshing
    mesh; interlock; meshing.
    • an interlocking of arms by the police held the crowd in check

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reorientation

  • noun a fresh orientation; a changed set of attitudes and beliefs
  • noun the act of changing the direction in which something is oriented
    change of direction.

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unifying

  • adjective satellite combining into a single unit
    consolidative.
  • verb become one
    merge; unify; unite.
    • Germany unified officially in 1990
    • the cells merge

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standpoint

  • noun a mental position from which things are viewed
    stand; viewpoint; point of view.
    • we should consider this problem from the viewpoint of the Russians
    • teaching history gave him a special point of view toward current events

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eclectic

  • noun someone who selects according to the eclectic method
    eclecticist.
  • adjective satellite selecting what seems best of various styles or ideas

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cogent

  • adjective satellite powerfully persuasive
    telling; weighty.
    • a cogent argument
    • a telling presentation
    • a weighty argument

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physios

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arcane

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

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criminology

  • noun the scientific study of crime and criminal behavior and law enforcement

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piagetian

  • adjective of or relating to or like or in the manner of Jean Piaget

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conceptualisation

  • noun an elaborated concept
    conceptualization; conceptuality.
  • noun inventing or contriving an idea or explanation and formulating it mentally
    conceptualization; formulation.

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eurocentric

  • adjective focussed on Europe and the Europeans
    Europocentric.

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construct

  • noun an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances
    concept; conception.
  • verb make by combining materials and parts
    make; build.
    • this little pig made his house out of straw
    • Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer

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insightful

  • adjective satellite exhibiting insight or clear and deep perception
    • an insightful parent
    • the chapter is insightful and suggestive of new perspectives"-R.C.Angell

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rationale

  • noun (law) an explanation of the fundamental reasons (especially an explanation of the working of some device in terms of laws of nature)
    principle.
    • the rationale for capital punishment
    • the principles of internal-combustion engines

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broad

  • noun slang term for a woman
    • a broad is a woman who can throw a mean punch
  • adjective having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other
    wide.
    • wide roads
    • a wide necktie
    • wide margins
    • three feet wide
    • a river two miles broad
    • broad shoulders
    • a broad river

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orientation

  • noun the act of orienting
  • noun an integrated set of attitudes and beliefs

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understructure

  • noun lowest support of a structure
    foundation; substructure; groundwork; base; fundament; foot.
    • it was built on a base of solid rock
    • he stood at the foot of the tower

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parti

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formulation

  • noun a substance prepared according to a formula
    preparation.
    • the physician prescribed a commercial preparation of the medicine
  • noun inventing or contriving an idea or explanation and formulating it mentally
    conceptualisation; conceptualization.

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foundational

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quandary

  • noun a situation from which extrication is difficult especially an unpleasant or trying one
    predicament; plight.
    • finds himself in a most awkward predicament
    • the woeful plight of homeless people
  • noun state of uncertainty or perplexity especially as requiring a choice between equally unfavorable options
    dilemma.

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structuralist

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justification

  • noun something (such as a fact or circumstance) that shows an action to be reasonable or necessary
    • he considered misrule a justification for revolution
  • noun a statement in explanation of some action or belief

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marxian

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fundament

  • noun the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained
    foundation; basis; groundwork; base; cornerstone.
    • the whole argument rested on a basis of conjecture
  • noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    bum; seat; stern; keister; tail end; prat; bottom; rear end; buns; tail; tush; rump; fanny; ass; behind; tooshie; hind end; posterior; hindquarters; butt; nates; rear; arse; buttocks; backside; derriere; can.
    • he deserves a good kick in the butt
    • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?

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priori

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orthodoxy

  • noun the quality of being orthodox (especially in religion)
  • noun a belief or orientation agreeing with conventional standards

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psychodynamic

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postmodern

  • adjective of or relating to postmodernism
    postmodernist.
    • postmodernist architecture

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seismogram

  • noun the graphical record of an earth tremor made by using a seismograph

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unresolved

  • adjective not solved
    unsolved.
    • many crimes remain unsolved
    • many problems remain unresolved
  • adjective satellite not brought to a conclusion; subject to further thought
    undetermined; open; undecided.
    • an open question
    • our position on this bill is still undecided
    • our lawsuit is still undetermined

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impasse

  • noun a situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible
    dead end; deadlock; standstill; stalemate.
    • reached an impasse on the negotiations
  • noun a street with only one way in or out
    blind alley; dead-end street; cul de sac.

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feminist

  • noun a supporter of feminism
    women's rightist; libber; women's liberationist.
  • adjective of or relating to or advocating equal rights for women
    • feminist critique

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maximum

  • noun the largest possible quantity
    upper limit.
  • noun the greatest possible degree
    uttermost; utmost; level best.
    • he tried his utmost

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afrocentric

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straitjacket

  • noun anything immaterial that severely hinders or confines
    • they defected because Russian dance was in a straitjacket
    • the government is operating in an economic straitjacket
  • noun a garment similar to a jacket that is used to bind the arms tightly against the body as a means of restraining a violent person
    straightjacket.

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sheer

  • verb turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    swerve; cut; veer; trend; curve; slew; slue.
    • The car cut to the left at the intersection
    • The motorbike veered to the right
  • verb cause to sheer
    • She sheered her car around the obstacle

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presupposition

  • noun the act of presupposing; a supposition made prior to having knowledge (as for the purpose of argument)

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compete

  • verb compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others
    contend; vie.

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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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overly

  • adverb to a degree exceeding normal or proper limits
    to a fault; excessively; too.
    • too big

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stance

  • noun standing posture
  • noun a rationalized mental attitude
    position; posture.

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aforementioned

  • adjective satellite being the one previously mentioned or spoken of
    aforesaid; said.
    • works of all the aforementioned authors
    • said party has denied the charges

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grounding

  • noun education or instruction in the fundamentals of a field of knowledge
    foundation.
    • he lacks the foundation necessary for advanced study
    • a good grounding in mathematics
  • noun fastening electrical equipment to earth
    earthing.

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marxist

  • noun an advocate of Marxism
  • noun emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionaries
    bolshy; red; Bolshevik; bolshie.

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musing

  • noun a calm, lengthy, intent consideration
    contemplation; reflection; reflexion; rumination; thoughtfulness.
  • verb reflect deeply on a subject
    ponder; ruminate; mull; muse; think over; reflect; contemplate; meditate; chew over; mull over; excogitate; speculate.
    • I mulled over the events of the afternoon
    • philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years
    • The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate

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divergent

  • adjective satellite diverging from another or from a standard
    • a divergent opinion
  • adjective tending to move apart in different directions
    diverging.

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substantiation

  • noun additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct
    confirmation; verification; check.
    • fossils provided further confirmation of the evolutionary theory
  • noun the act of validating; finding or testing the truth of something
    validation; proof.

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seminal

  • adjective pertaining to or containing or consisting of semen
    • seminal fluid
  • adjective satellite containing seeds of later development
    originative; germinal.
    • seminal ideas of one discipline can influence the growth of another

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explication

  • noun the act of making clear or removing obscurity from the meaning of a word or symbol or expression etc.
  • noun a detailed explanation of the meaning of something

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knotty

  • adjective satellite making great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve or believe
    tough; problematic; elusive; baffling; problematical.
    • a baffling problem
    • I faced the knotty problem of what to have for breakfast
    • a problematic situation at home
  • adjective satellite used of old persons or old trees; covered with knobs or knots
    gnarly; gnarled; knotted; knobbed.
    • gnarled and knotted hands
    • a knobbed stick

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paradigm

  • noun systematic arrangement of all the inflected forms of a word
  • noun a standard or typical example
    epitome; prototype; image.
    • he is the prototype of good breeding
    • he provided America with an image of the good father

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conundrum

  • noun a difficult problem
    riddle; enigma; brain-teaser.

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encompassing

  • adjective satellite broad in scope or content
    wide; across-the-board; broad; blanket; all-encompassing; all-inclusive; all-embracing; extensive; panoptic.
    • across-the-board pay increases
    • an all-embracing definition
    • blanket sanctions against human-rights violators
    • an invention with broad applications
    • a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T.G.Winner
    • granted him wide powers
  • verb include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory
    cover; encompass; embrace; comprehend.
    • This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds
    • this should cover everyone in the group

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persuasion

  • noun the act of persuading (or attempting to persuade); communication intended to induce belief or action
    suasion.
  • noun a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty
    thought; opinion; sentiment; view.
    • my opinion differs from yours
    • I am not of your persuasion
    • what are your thoughts on Haiti?

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falsifiable

  • adjective satellite capable of being tested (verified or falsified) by experiment or observation
    confirmable; verifiable.

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eclecticism

  • noun making decisions on the basis of what seems best instead of following some single doctrine or style
    eclectic method.

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sophisticated

  • adjective having or appealing to those having worldly knowledge and refinement and savoir-faire
    • sophisticated young socialites
    • a sophisticated audience
    • a sophisticated lifestyle
    • a sophisticated book
  • verb make less natural or innocent
    sophisticate.
    • Their manners had sophisticated the young girls

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preconception

  • noun an opinion formed beforehand without adequate evidence
    preconceived notion; prepossession; preconceived opinion; preconceived idea; parti pris.
    • he did not even try to confirm his preconceptions
  • noun a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation
    bias; prejudice.

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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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prediction

  • noun the act of predicting (as by reasoning about the future)
    anticipation; prevision.
  • noun a statement made about the future
    forecasting; prognostication; foretelling.

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lengthy

  • adjective satellite relatively long in duration; tediously protracted
    extended; protracted; 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

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