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photopigment

  • noun a special pigment found in the rods and cones of the retina

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figuration

  • noun representing figuratively as by emblem or allegory
  • noun decorating with a design

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permafrost

  • noun ground that is permanently frozen

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appellee

(Law) (a) The defendant in an appeal; -- opposed to appellant. (b) The person who is appealed against, or accused of crime; -- opposed to appellor. Blackstone.

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coextension

  • noun equality of extension or duration

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genocidal

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aquifer

  • noun underground bed or layer yielding ground water for wells and springs etc

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neoclassical

  • adjective satellite characteristic of a revival of an earlier classical style
    neoclassic.

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implicitly

  • adverb without doubting or questioning
    • I implicitly trust him
  • adverb without ever expressing so clearly
    • he implicitly assumes that you know the answer

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erie

  • noun a member of an Iroquoian people formerly living on the south shore of Lake Erie in northern Ohio and northwest Pennsylvania and western New York
  • noun the 4th largest of the Great Lakes; it is linked to the Hudson River by the New York State Barge Canal
    Lake Erie.

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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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kant

  • noun influential German idealist philosopher (1724-1804)
    Immanuel Kant.

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dualism

  • noun the doctrine that reality consists of two basic opposing elements, often taken to be mind and matter (or mind and body), or good and evil

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anders

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cardiomyopathy

  • noun a disorder (usually of unknown origin) of the heart muscle (myocardium)
    myocardiopathy.

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virtually

  • adverb in essence or effect but not in fact
    • the strike virtually paralyzed the city
    • I'm virtually broke
  • adverb (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but
    about; nigh; almost; most; near; nearly; well-nigh.
    • the job is (just) about done
    • the baby was almost asleep when the alarm sounded
    • we're almost finished
    • the car all but ran her down
    • he nearly fainted
    • talked for nigh onto 2 hours
    • the recording is well-nigh perfect
    • virtually all the parties signed the contract
    • I was near exhausted by the run
    • most everyone agrees

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premise

  • noun a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn
    premiss; assumption.
    • on the assumption that he has been injured we can infer that he will not to play
  • verb set forth beforehand, often as an explanation
    • He premised these remarks so that his readers might understand

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everything

Whatever pertains to the subject under consideration; all things.
More wise, more learned, more just, more everything. Pope.

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tacitly

  • adverb in a tacit manner; by unexpressed agreement
    • they are tacitly expected to work 10 hours a day

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phenotypic

  • adjective of or relating to or constituting a phenotype
    phenotypical.
    • phenotypical profile

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inclusion

  • noun the state of being included
  • noun the relation of comprising something
    comprehension.
    • he admired the inclusion of so many ideas in such a short work

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much

  • noun a great amount or extent
    • they did much for humanity
  • adjective (quantifier used with mass nouns) great in quantity or degree or extent
    • not much rain
    • much affection
    • much grain is in storage

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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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appearance

  • noun outward or visible aspect of a person or thing
    visual aspect.
  • noun the event of coming into sight

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assumption

  • noun a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn
    premiss; premise.
    • on the assumption that he has been injured we can infer that he will not to play
  • noun a hypothesis that is taken for granted
    supposal; supposition.
    • any society is built upon certain assumptions

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rosalind

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fallacy

  • noun a misconception resulting from incorrect reasoning
    false belief.

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both

  • adjective satellite (used with count nouns) two considered together; the two
    • both girls are pretty

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substratum

  • noun a surface on which an organism grows or is attached
    substrate.
    • the gardener talked about the proper substrate for acid-loving plants
  • noun any stratum or layer lying underneath another
    substrate.

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hegel

  • noun German philosopher whose three stage process of dialectical reasoning was adopted by Karl Marx (1770-1831)
    Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel.

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bedrock

  • noun solid unweathered rock lying beneath surface deposits of soil
  • noun principles from which other truths can be derived
    fundamentals; fundamental principle; basics; basic principle.
    • first you must learn the fundamentals
    • let's get down to basics

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heidegger

  • noun German philosopher whose views on human existence in a world of objects and on Angst influenced the existential philosophers (1889-1976)
    Martin Heidegger.

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arguably

  • adverb as can be shown by argument
    • she is arguably the best

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many

  • adjective a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `as' or `too' or `so' or `that'; amounting to a large but indefinite number
    • many temptations
    • the temptations are many
    • a good many
    • a great many
    • many directions
    • take as many apples as you like
    • too many clouds to see
    • never saw so many people

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principle

  • noun a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct
    rule.
    • their principles of composition characterized all their works
  • noun a rule or standard especially of good behavior
    • a man of principle
    • he will not violate his principles

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keynes

  • noun English economist who advocated the use of government monetary and fiscal policy to maintain full employment without inflation (1883-1946)
    John Maynard Keynes.

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mechanism

  • noun the atomic process that occurs during a chemical reaction
    chemical mechanism.
    • he determined unique mechanisms for the photochemical reactions
  • noun the technical aspects of doing something
    mechanics.
    • a mechanism of social control
    • mechanisms of communication
    • the mechanics of prose style

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mottled

  • adjective satellite having spots or patches of color
    dappled.
  • verb mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained
    streak; blotch; mottle.

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supposedly

  • adverb believed or reputed to be the case
    purportedly.

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modernist

  • noun an artist who makes a deliberate break with previous styles

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reasoning

  • noun thinking that is coherent and logical
    abstract thought; logical thinking.
  • verb decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion
    reason; reason out; conclude.
    • We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house

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aristotle

  • noun one of the greatest of the ancient Athenian philosophers; pupil of Plato; teacher of Alexander the Great (384-322 BC)

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logic

  • noun the branch of philosophy that analyzes inference
  • noun reasoned and reasonable judgment
    • it made a certain kind of logic

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derrida

  • noun French philosopher and critic (born in Algeria); exponent of deconstructionism (1930-2004)
    Jacques Derrida.

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plasticity

  • noun the property of being physically malleable; the property of something that can be worked or hammered or shaped without breaking
    malleability.

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marx

  • noun United States comedian; one of four brothers who made motion pictures together (1901-1979)
    Zeppo; Herbert Marx.
  • noun United States comedian; one of four brothers who made motion pictures together (1893-1964)
    Arthur Marx; Harpo.

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dichotomy

  • noun being twofold; a classification into two opposed parts or subclasses
    duality.
    • the dichotomy between eastern and western culture

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contemporary

  • noun a person of nearly the same age as another
    coeval.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of the present
    modern-day.
    • contemporary trends in design
    • the role of computers in modern-day medicine

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genome

  • noun the ordering of genes in a haploid set of chromosomes of a particular organism; the full DNA sequence of an organism
    • the human genome contains approximately three billion chemical base pairs

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racism

  • noun the prejudice that members of one race are intrinsically superior to members of other races
  • noun discriminatory or abusive behavior towards members of another race
    racialism; racial discrimination.

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worldview

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descartes

  • noun French philosopher and mathematician; developed dualistic theory of mind and matter; introduced the use of coordinates to locate a point in two or three dimensions (1596-1650)
    Rene Descartes.

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dysfunction

  • noun (medicine) any disturbance in the functioning of an organ or body part or a disturbance in the functioning of a social group
    disfunction.
    • erectile dysfunction
    • sexual relationship dysfunction

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popper

  • noun a container of stimulant drug (amyl nitrate or butyl nitrite)
  • noun British philosopher (born in Austria) who argued that scientific theories can never be proved to be true, but are tested by attempts to falsify them (1902-1994)
    Karl Popper; Sir Karl Raimund Popper.

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presumably

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

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leibniz

  • noun German philosopher and mathematician who thought of the universe as consisting of independent monads and who devised a system of the calculus independent of Newton (1646-1716)
    Leibnitz; Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz; Gottfried Wilhelm Leibnitz.

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paradox

  • noun (logic) a statement that contradicts itself
    • `I always lie' is a paradox because if it is true it must be false

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nietzsche

  • noun influential German philosopher remembered for his concept of the superman and for his rejection of Christian values; considered, along with Kierkegaard, to be a founder of existentialism (1844-1900)
    Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche.

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wittgenstein

  • noun British philosopher born in Austria; a major influence on logic and logical positivism (1889-1951)
    Ludwig Wittgenstein; Ludwig Josef Johan Wittgenstein.

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reciprocity

  • noun a relation of mutual dependence or action or influence
    reciprocality.
  • noun mutual exchange of commercial or other privileges

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chomsky

  • noun United States linguist whose theory of generative grammar redefined the field of linguistics (born 1928)
    A. Noam Chomsky; Noam Chomsky.

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commonality

  • noun a class composed of persons lacking clerical or noble rank
    commonalty; commons.
  • noun sharing of common attributes
    commonness.

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modern

  • noun a contemporary person
  • noun a typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs and heavy downstrokes
    Bodoni font; modern font; Bodoni.

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metaphor

  • noun a figure of speech in which an expression is used to refer to something that it does not literally denote in order to suggest a similarity

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schizophrenia

  • noun any of several psychotic disorders characterized by distortions of reality and disturbances of thought and language and withdrawal from social contact
    schizophrenic psychosis; dementia praecox; schizophrenic disorder.

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motive

  • noun the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior
    need; motivation.
    • we did not understand his motivation
    • he acted with the best of motives
  • noun a theme that is repeated or elaborated in a piece of music
    motif.

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plato

  • noun ancient Athenian philosopher; pupil of Socrates; teacher of Aristotle (428-347 BC)

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shale

  • noun a sedimentary rock formed by the deposition of successive layers of clay

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foucault

  • noun French physicist who determined the speed of light and showed that it travels slower in water than in air; invented the Foucault pendulum and the gyroscope (1819-1868)
    Jean Bernard Leon Foucault.

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homeostasis

  • noun (physiology) metabolic equilibrium actively maintained by several complex biological mechanisms that operate via the autonomic nervous system to offset disrupting changes

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hume

  • noun Scottish philosopher whose sceptical philosophy restricted human knowledge to that which can be perceived by the senses (1711-1776)
    David Hume.

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limestone

  • noun a sedimentary rock consisting mainly of calcium that was deposited by the remains of marine animals

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aquinas

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) Italian theologian and Doctor of the Church who is remembered for his attempt to reconcile faith and reason in a comprehensive theology; presented philosophical proofs of the existence of God (1225-1274)
    St. Thomas Aquinas; Saint Thomas Aquinas; Thomas Aquinas; St. Thomas; Saint Thomas.

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determinism

  • noun (philosophy) a philosophical theory holding that all events are inevitable consequences of antecedent sufficient causes; often understood as denying the possibility of free will

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parkinson

  • noun English surgeon (1755-1824)
    James Parkinson.
  • noun British historian noted for ridicule of bureaucracies (1909-1993)
    Cyril Northcote Parkinson; C. Northcote Parkinson.

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schema

  • noun an internal representation of the world; an organization of concepts and actions that can be revised by new information about the world
    scheme.
  • noun a schematic or preliminary plan
    scheme; outline.

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sartre

  • noun French writer and existentialist philosopher (1905-1980)
    Jean-Paul Sartre.

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mutation

  • noun (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration
    mutant; sport; variation.
  • noun (genetics) any event that changes genetic structure; any alteration in the inherited nucleic acid sequence of the genotype of an organism
    chromosomal mutation; genetic mutation.

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kierkegaard

  • noun Danish philosopher who is generally considered. along with Nietzsche, to be a founder of existentialism (1813-1855)
    Soren Kierkegaard; Soren Aabye Kierkegaard.

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batholith

  • noun large mass of intrusive igneous rock believed to have solidified deep within the earth
    plutonic rock; batholite; pluton.

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freud

  • noun Austrian neurologist who originated psychoanalysis (1856-1939)
    Sigmund Freud.

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durkheim

  • noun French sociologist and first professor of sociology at the Sorbonne (1858-1917)
    Emile Durkheim.

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theme

  • noun the subject matter of a conversation or discussion
    topic; subject.
    • he didn't want to discuss that subject
    • it was a very sensitive topic
    • his letters were always on the theme of love
  • noun a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in literary or artistic work
    motif.
    • it was the usual `boy gets girl' theme

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crane

  • noun lifts and moves heavy objects; lifting tackle is suspended from a pivoted boom that rotates around a vertical axis
  • noun United States writer (1871-1900)
    Stephen Crane.

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rousseau

  • noun French philosopher and writer born in Switzerland; believed that the natural goodness of man was warped by society; ideas influenced the French Revolution (1712-1778)
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau.
  • noun French primitive painter (1844-1910)
    Henri Rousseau; Le Douanier Rousseau.

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motivation

  • noun the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior
    motive; need.
    • we did not understand his motivation
    • he acted with the best of motives
  • noun the condition of being motivated
    • his motivation was at a high level

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phenomenal

  • adjective of or relating to a phenomenon
    • phenomenal science
  • adjective satellite exceedingly or unbelievably great
    • the bomb did fantastic damage
    • Samson is supposed to have had fantastic strength
    • phenomenaRl feats of memory

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duality

  • noun being twofold; a classification into two opposed parts or subclasses
    dichotomy.
    • the dichotomy between eastern and western culture
  • noun (physics) the property of matter and electromagnetic radiation that is characterized by the fact that some properties can be explained best by wave theory and others by particle theory
    wave-particle duality.

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cognitive

  • adjective of or being or relating to or involving cognition
    • cognitive psychology
    • cognitive style

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sandstone

  • noun a sedimentary rock consisting of sand consolidated with some cement (clay or quartz etc.)

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mainstream

  • noun the prevailing current of thought
    • his thinking was in the American mainstream

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subtly

  • adverb in a subtle manner
    • late nineteenth-century French opera at its most beautiful, subtly romantic with a twilight melancholy

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everyday

  • adjective satellite found in the ordinary course of events
    mundane; unremarkable; quotidian; workaday; routine.
    • a placid everyday scene
    • it was a routine day
    • there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute"- Anita Diamant
  • adjective satellite appropriate for ordinary or routine occasions
    casual; daily.
    • casual clothes
    • everyday clothes

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rationality

  • noun the state of having good sense and sound judgment
    reason; reasonableness.
    • his rationality may have been impaired
    • he had to rely less on reason than on rousing their emotions
  • noun the quality of being consistent with or based on logic
    rationalness.

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nearly

  • adverb (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but
    about; nigh; almost; most; near; well-nigh; virtually.
    • the job is (just) about done
    • the baby was almost asleep when the alarm sounded
    • we're almost finished
    • the car all but ran her down
    • he nearly fainted
    • talked for nigh onto 2 hours
    • the recording is well-nigh perfect
    • virtually all the parties signed the contract
    • I was near exhausted by the run
    • most everyone agrees
  • adverb in a close manner
    intimately; closely.
    • the two phenomena are intimately connected
    • the person most nearly concerned

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intuition

  • noun instinctive knowing (without the use of rational processes)
  • noun an impression that something might be the case
    suspicion; hunch.
    • he had an intuition that something had gone wrong

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phenomenon

  • noun any state or process known through the senses rather than by intuition or reasoning
  • noun a remarkable development

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ethos

  • noun (anthropology) the distinctive spirit of a culture or an era
    • the Greek ethos

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augustine

(Eccl.) A member of one of the religious orders called after St. Augustine; an Austin friar.

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concept

  • noun an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances
    conception; construct.

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creativity

  • noun the ability to create
    creativeness; creative thinking.

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irony

  • noun witty language used to convey insults or scorn
    sarcasm; satire; caustic remark.
    • he used sarcasm to upset his opponent
    • irony is wasted on the stupid
    • Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their own"--Jonathan Swift
  • noun incongruity between what might be expected and what actually occurs
    • the irony of Ireland's copying the nation she most hated

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hobbes

  • noun English materialist and political philosopher who advocated absolute sovereignty as the only kind of government that could resolve problems caused by the selfishness of human beings (1588-1679)
    Thomas Hobbes.

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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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addiction

  • noun being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)
    dependance; habituation; dependence; dependency.
  • noun an abnormally strong craving

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idea

  • noun the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about
    thought.
    • it was not a good idea
    • the thought never entered my mind
  • noun your intention; what you intend to do
    mind.
    • he had in mind to see his old teacher
    • the idea of the game is to capture all the pieces

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cognition

  • noun the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning
    knowledge; noesis.

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crust

  • noun the outer layer of the Earth
    Earth's crust.
  • noun a hard outer layer that covers something
    encrustation; incrustation.

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behavioral

  • adjective of or relating to behavior
    behavioural.
    • behavioral sciences

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conception

  • noun an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances
    concept; construct.
  • noun the act of becoming pregnant; fertilization of an ovum by a spermatozoon

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notion

  • noun a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
    impression; feeling; belief; opinion.
    • his impression of her was favorable
    • what are your feelings about the crisis?
    • it strengthened my belief in his sincerity
    • I had a feeling that she was lying
  • noun a general inclusive concept

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classical

  • noun traditional genre of music conforming to an established form and appealing to critical interest and developed musical taste
    classical music; serious music.
  • adjective of or relating to the most highly developed stage of an earlier civilisation and its culture
    classic.
    • classic Cinese pottery

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ultimately

  • adverb as the end result of a succession or process
    in the end; at long last; finally; at last.
    • ultimately he had to give in
    • at long last the winter was over

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