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nous (Also nouses) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to nous

concept

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

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poietikos

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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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defence_mechanism

  • noun (psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires
    defence; defense reaction; defense; defense mechanism; defence reaction.

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datum

  • noun an item of factual information derived from measurement or research
    data point.

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thomas

  • noun United States clockmaker who introduced mass production (1785-1859)
    Seth Thomas.
  • noun United States socialist who was a candidate for president six times (1884-1968)
    Norman Mattoon Thomas; Norman Thomas.

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psyche

  • noun that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason
    brain; head; mind; nous.
    • his mind wandered
    • I couldn't get his words out of my head
  • noun the immaterial part of a person; the actuating cause of an individual life
    soul.

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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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phantasma

  • noun a ghostly appearing figure
    phantom; fantasm; apparition; spectre; phantasm; specter.
    • we were unprepared for the apparition that confronted us
  • noun something existing in perception only
    phantom; fantasm; apparition; shadow; phantasm.
    • a ghostly apparition at midnight

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unmoved

  • adjective emotionally unmoved
    untouched; unaffected.
    • always appeared completely unmoved and imperturbable
  • adjective satellite being in the original position; not having been moved
    in-situ.
    • the archeologists could date the vase because it was in-situ
    • an in-situ investigator

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morphology

  • noun the branch of biology that deals with the structure of animals and plants
  • noun studies of the rules for forming admissible words

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religious

  • noun a member of a religious order who is bound by vows of poverty and chastity and obedience
  • adjective satellite concerned with sacred matters or religion or the church
    spiritual.
    • religious texts
    • a member of a religious order
    • lords temporal and spiritual
    • spiritual leaders
    • spiritual songs

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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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heart_and_soul

  • noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
    kernel; substance; center; centre; nitty-gritty; essence; sum; meat; heart; pith; nub; core; inwardness; marrow; gist.
    • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
    • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
    • the nub of the story
  • adverb with complete faith
    body and soul.
    • she was with him heart and soul

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simon

  • noun one of the twelve Apostles (first century)
    St. Simon; Simon the Zealot; Simon the Canaanite; Simon Zelotes.
  • noun United States singer and songwriter (born in 1942)
    Paul Simon.

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founder

  • noun inflammation of the laminated tissue that attaches the hoof to the foot of a horse
    laminitis.
  • noun a person who founds or establishes some institution
    founding father; father; beginner.
    • George Washington is the father of his country

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klein

  • noun German mathematician who created the Klein bottle (1849-1925)
    Felix Klein.
  • noun United States psychoanalyst (born in Austria) who was the first to specialize in the psychoanalysis of small children (1882-1960)
    Melanie Klein.

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incognizance

  • noun a lack of knowledge or recognition

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father

  • noun a male parent (also used as a term of address to your father)
    male parent; begetter.
    • his father was born in Atlanta
  • noun the founder of a family
    forefather; sire.
    • keep the faith of our forefathers

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mental_representation

  • noun a presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image
    representation; internal representation.

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originality

  • noun the ability to think and act independently
  • noun the quality of being new and original (not derived from something else)

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to

The preposition to primarily indicates approach and arrival, motion made in the direction of a place or thing and attaining it, access; and also, motion or tendency without arrival; movement toward; -- opposed to from. "To Canterbury they wend." Chaucer.
Stay with us, go not to Wittenberg. Shak.
So to the sylvan lodge They came, that like Pomona's arbor smiled. Milton.
I'll to him again, . . . He'll tell me all his purpose. She stretched her arms to heaven. Dryden.

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heraclitus

  • noun a presocratic Greek philosopher who said that fire is the origin of all things and that permanence is an illusion as all things are in perpetual flux (circa 500 BC)

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lore

  • noun knowledge gained through tradition or anecdote
    traditional knowledge.
    • early peoples passed on plant and animal lore through legend

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sens

  • noun street names for marijuana
    sess; skunk; pot; weed; gage; smoke; Mary Jane; grass; green goddess; dope; locoweed.
  • noun a fractional monetary unit of Japan and Indonesia and Cambodia; equal to one hundredth of a yen or rupiah or riel
    sen.

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defense_mechanism

  • noun (psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires
    defence; defence mechanism; defense reaction; defense; defence reaction.

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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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mainstream

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

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materialist

  • noun someone with great regard for material possessions
  • noun someone who thinks that nothing exists but physical matter

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philebus

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bilingualism

  • noun the ability to speak two languages colloquially

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geometrical

  • adjective of or relating to or determined by geometry
    geometric.
  • adjective satellite characterized by simple geometric forms in design and decoration
    geometric.
    • a buffalo hide painted with red and black geometric designs

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medicine

  • noun the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
    medical specialty.
  • noun (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
    medicament; medication; medicinal drug.

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gritty

  • adjective satellite composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency
    grainy; granular; farinaceous; mealy; coarse-grained; granulose.
    • granular sugar
    • the photographs were grainy and indistinct
    • it left a mealy residue
  • adjective satellite willing to face danger
    spunky; mettlesome; gamy; spirited; game; gamey.

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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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apophasis

  • noun mentioning something by saying it will not be mentioned

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syntax

  • noun the grammatical arrangement of words in sentences
    sentence structure; phrase structure.
  • noun a systematic orderly arrangement

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exact

  • verb claim as due or just
    demand.
    • The bank demanded payment of the loan
  • verb take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs
    claim; take.
    • the accident claimed three lives
    • The hard work took its toll on her

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condition

  • noun a state at a particular time
    status.
    • a condition (or state) of disrepair
    • the current status of the arms negotiations
  • noun an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else
    precondition; stipulation.

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posture

  • noun the arrangement of the body and its limbs
    position; attitude.
    • he assumed an attitude of surrender
  • noun characteristic way of bearing one's body
    bearing; carriage.
    • stood with good posture

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high_horse

  • noun an attitude of arrogant superiority
    • get off your high horse and admit you are wrong

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heaven

  • noun any place of complete bliss and delight and peace
    promised land; Eden; nirvana; Shangri-la; paradise.
  • noun the abode of God and the angels

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prize

  • noun something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery
    award.
    • the prize was a free trip to Europe
  • noun goods or money obtained illegally
    swag; booty; pillage; plunder; dirty money; loot.

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level

  • noun a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
    grade; degree.
    • a moderate grade of intelligence
    • a high level of care is required
    • it is all a matter of degree
  • noun a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
    grade; tier.
    • lumber of the highest grade

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stimulus

  • noun any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action
    stimulation; stimulant; input.

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herbert

  • noun United States musician and composer and conductor noted for his comic operas (1859-1924)
    Victor Herbert.

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road_sense

  • noun good judgment in avoiding trouble or accidents on the road

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mental_ability

  • noun the power to learn or retain knowledge; in law, the ability to understand the facts and significance of your behavior
    capacity.

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epicurean

  • noun a person devoted to refined sensuous enjoyment (especially good food and drink)
    foodie; gourmet; gastronome; bon vivant; epicure.
  • adjective of Epicurus or epicureanism
    • Epicurean philosophy

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episteme

  • noun the body of ideas that determine the knowledge that is intellectually certain at any particular time

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sleep

  • noun a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended
    slumber.
    • he didn't get enough sleep last night
    • calm as a child in dreamless slumber
  • noun a torpid state resembling deep sleep
    sopor.

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blackout

  • noun a suspension of radio or tv broadcasting
  • noun darkness resulting from the extinction of lights (as in a city invisible to enemy aircraft)
    brownout; dimout.

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anesthetic

  • noun a drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations
    anesthetic agent; anaesthetic; anaesthetic agent.
  • adjective relating to or producing insensibility
    anaesthetic.

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spiritual

  • noun a kind of religious song originated by Blacks in the southern United States
    Negro spiritual.
  • adjective satellite concerned with sacred matters or religion or the church
    religious.
    • religious texts
    • a member of a religious order
    • lords temporal and spiritual
    • spiritual leaders
    • spiritual songs

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trend

  • noun a general direction in which something tends to move
    tendency.
    • the shoreward tendency of the current
    • the trend of the stock market
  • noun general line of orientation
    course.
    • the river takes a southern course
    • the northeastern trend of the coast

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lustre

  • noun a surface coating for ceramics or porcelain
    luster.
  • noun a quality that outshines the usual
    splendour; brilliancy; splendor; luster.

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broad-mindedness

  • noun an inclination to tolerate or overlook opposing or shocking opinions or behavior

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bacon

  • noun back and sides of a hog salted and dried or smoked; usually sliced thin and fried
  • noun English scientist and Franciscan monk who stressed the importance of experimentation; first showed that air is required for combustion and first used lenses to correct vision (1220-1292)
    Roger Bacon.

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cognitive_factor

  • noun something immaterial (as a circumstance or influence) that contributes to producing a result

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aphrodisia

  • noun a desire for heterosexual intimacy

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take_to_heart

  • verb get down to; pay attention to; take seriously
    attend to.
    • Attend to your duties, please

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basic_cognitive_process

  • noun cognitive processes involved in obtaining and storing knowledge

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perspective

  • noun a way of regarding situations or topics etc.
    position; view.
    • consider what follows from the positivist view
  • noun the appearance of things relative to one another as determined by their distance from the viewer
    linear perspective.

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rationalness

  • noun the quality of being consistent with or based on logic
    rationality.

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pneuma

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expressive

  • adjective satellite characterized by expression
    • a very expressive face

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depth_psychology

  • noun a set of techniques for exploring underlying motives and a method of treating various mental disorders; based on the theories of Sigmund Freud
    psychoanalysis; analysis.
    • his physician recommended psychoanalysis

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theory

  • noun a well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural world; an organized system of accepted knowledge that applies in a variety of circumstances to explain a specific set of phenomena
    • theories can incorporate facts and laws and tested hypotheses
    • true in fact and theory
  • noun a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena
    hypothesis; possibility.
    • a scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory
    • he proposed a fresh theory of alkalis that later was accepted in chemical practices

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residue

  • noun matter that remains after something has been removed
  • noun something left after other parts have been taken away
    residuum; residual; rest; balance; remainder.
    • there was no remainder
    • he threw away the rest
    • he took what he wanted and I got the balance

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lesser

  • adjective of less size or importance
    • the lesser anteater
    • the lesser of two evils
  • adjective satellite smaller in size or amount or value
    • the lesser powers of Europe
    • the lesser anteater

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intellectual_nourishment

  • noun anything that provides mental stimulus for thinking
    food; food for thought.

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defence

  • noun (psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires
    defence mechanism; defense reaction; defense; defense mechanism; defence reaction.
  • noun (sports) the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring
    defense; defending team.
    • his teams are always good on defense

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christ

  • noun any expected deliverer
    messiah.
  • noun a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)
    the Nazarene; Jesus of Nazareth; Good Shepherd; Jesus; Saviour; Redeemer; Savior; Deliverer; Jesus Christ.

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tetrad

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
    quaternity; quadruplet; foursome; Little Joe; IV; four; quaternion; quatern; quaternary; quartet; 4.

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sum

  • noun a quantity of money
    amount of money; amount; sum of money.
    • he borrowed a large sum
    • the amount he had in cash was insufficient
  • noun a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
    total; amount.

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ʿaql

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favour

  • noun a feeling of favorable regard
    favor.
  • noun an inclination to approve
    favor.
    • that style is in favor this season

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coeternal

Equally eternal. -- Co`e*ter"nal*ly, adv.
Hail, holy Light, offspring of Heaven first born! Or of the Eternal coeternal beam. Milton.

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single

  • noun a base hit on which the batter stops safely at first base
    bingle.
  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; one; 1.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one

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public

  • noun people in general considered as a whole
    world; populace.
    • he is a hero in the eyes of the public
  • noun a body of people sharing some common interest
    • the reading public

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movement

  • noun a change of position that does not entail a change of location
    motion; move; motility.
    • the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise
    • movement is a sign of life
    • an impatient move of his hand
    • gastrointestinal motility
  • noun the act of changing location from one place to another
    motion; move.
    • police controlled the motion of the crowd
    • the movement of people from the farms to the cities
    • his move put him directly in my path

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body

  • noun the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
    organic structure; physical structure.
    • he felt as if his whole body were on fire
  • noun a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity
    • the whole body filed out of the auditorium
    • the student body
    • administrative body

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intellectu

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christian

  • adjective following the teachings or manifesting the qualities or spirit of Jesus Christ
  • noun a religious person who believes Jesus is the Christ and who is a member of a Christian denomination

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stance

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

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experimentalism

  • noun an empirical doctrine that advocates experimental principles
  • noun an orientation that favors experimentation and innovation
    • the children of psychologists are often raised in an atmosphere of experimentalism

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honour

  • noun the state of being honored
    honor; laurels.
  • noun a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
    accolade; honor; award; laurels.
    • an award for bravery

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averroes

  • noun Arabian philosopher born in Spain; wrote detailed commentaries on Aristotle that were admired by the Schoolmen (1126-1198)
    Abul-Walid Mohammed ibn-Ahmad Ibn-Mohammed ibn-Roshd; ibn-Roshd.

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understanding

  • noun the cognitive condition of someone who understands
    apprehension; savvy; discernment.
    • he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect
  • noun the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises
    agreement.
    • they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business
    • there was an understanding between management and the workers

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attainment

  • noun the act of achieving an aim
    • the attainment of independence
  • noun arrival at a new stage
    • his attainment of puberty was delayed by malnutrition

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good_sense

  • noun sound practical judgment
    gumption; mother wit; horse sense; sense; common sense.
    • Common sense is not so common
    • he hasn't got the sense God gave little green apples
    • fortunately she had the good sense to run away

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hypostasis

  • noun the suppression of a gene by the effect of an unrelated gene
    epistasis.
  • noun the accumulation of blood in an organ

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berkeley

  • noun Irish philosopher and Anglican bishop who opposed the materialism of Thomas Hobbes (1685-1753)
    George Berkeley; Bishop Berkeley.
  • noun a city in California on the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay; site of the University of California at Berkeley

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active

  • noun chemical agent capable of activity
    active agent.
  • noun the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is performing the action or causing the happening denoted by the verb
    active voice.
    • `The boy threw the ball' uses the active voice

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consideration

  • noun the process of giving careful thought to something
  • noun information that should be kept in mind when making a decision
    condition; circumstance.
    • another consideration is the time it would take

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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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mindset

  • noun a habitual or characteristic mental attitude that determines how you will interpret and respond to situations
    outlook; mind-set; mentality.

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data_point

  • noun an item of factual information derived from measurement or research
    datum.

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sensory

  • adjective satellite of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system
    centripetal; receptive.
    • sensory neurons
  • adjective involving or derived from the senses
    sensorial.
    • sensory experience
    • sensory channels

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stupor

  • noun the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally
    shock; daze.
    • his mother's death left him in a daze
    • he was numb with shock
  • noun marginal consciousness
    semiconsciousness; grogginess; stupefaction.
    • his grogginess was caused as much by exhaustion as by the blows
    • someone stole his wallet while he was in a drunken stupor

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incoming

  • noun the act of entering
    entry; entrance; ingress; entering.
    • she made a grand entrance
  • adjective arriving at a place or position
    • incoming class
    • incoming mail

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indivisible

  • adjective impossible of undergoing division
    • an indivisible union of states
    • one nation indivisible

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brilliant

  • adjective satellite of surpassing excellence
    superb.
    • a brilliant performance
    • a superb actor
  • adjective satellite having or marked by unusual and impressive intelligence
    smart as a whip; brainy.
    • some men dislike brainy women
    • a brilliant mind
    • a brilliant solution to the problem

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rasa

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experience

  • noun the accumulation of knowledge or skill that results from direct participation in events or activities
    • a man of experience
    • experience is the best teacher
  • noun the content of direct observation or participation in an event
    • he had a religious experience
    • he recalled the experience vividly

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stupidity

  • noun a poor ability to understand or to profit from experience
  • noun a stupid mistake
    betise; folly; foolishness; imbecility.

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southernism

  • noun a locution or pronunciation peculiar to the southern United States
  • noun an attitude characteristic of Southerners (especially in the US)

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koine

  • noun a common language used by speakers of different languages
    lingua franca; interlanguage.
    • Koine is a dialect of ancient Greek that was the lingua franca of the empire of Alexander the Great and was widely spoken throughout the eastern Mediterranean area in Roman times
  • noun a Greek dialect that flourished under the Roman Empire

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platonist

One who adheres to the philosophy of Plato; a follower of Plato. Hammond.

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narrow

  • noun a narrow strait connecting two bodies of water
  • verb make or become more narrow or restricted
    contract.
    • The selection was narrowed
    • The road narrowed

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honor

  • noun a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
    honour; accolade; award; laurels.
    • an award for bravery
  • noun the state of being honored
    honour; laurels.

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general_knowledge

  • noun knowledge that is available to anyone
    public knowledge.

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actualization

  • noun making real or giving the appearance of reality
    realisation; actualisation; realization.

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psychical

  • adjective satellite affecting or influenced by the human mind
    psychic.
    • psychic energy
    • psychic trauma
  • adjective satellite outside the sphere of physical science
    psychic.
    • psychic phenomena

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spinoza

  • noun Dutch philosopher who espoused a pantheistic system (1632-1677)
    Benedict de Spinoza; de Spinoza; Baruch de Spinoza.

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psychological

  • adjective satellite mental or emotional as opposed to physical in nature
    • give psychological support
    • psychological warfare
  • adjective of or relating to or determined by psychology
    • psychological theories

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vi

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one
    sixer; sestet; Captain Hicks; hexad; sise; six; sextet; half a dozen; 6; sextuplet.
  • noun more than 130 southeastern Virgin Islands; a dependent territory of the United States
    United States Virgin Islands; American Virgin Islands.

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phantasmal

  • adjective satellite resembling or characteristic of a phantom
    spectral; spiritual; ghostlike; ghostly; apparitional.
    • a ghostly face at the window
    • a phantasmal presence in the room
    • spectral emanations
    • spiritual tappings at a seance

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moral

  • noun the significance of a story or event
    lesson.
    • the moral of the story is to love thy neighbor
  • adjective concerned with principles of right and wrong or conforming to standards of behavior and character based on those principles
    • moral sense
    • a moral scrutiny
    • a moral lesson
    • a moral quandary
    • moral convictions
    • a moral life

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passage

  • noun the act of passing from one state or place to the next
    transition.
  • noun a section of text; particularly a section of medium length

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causal

  • adjective satellite involving or constituting a cause; causing
    • a causal relationship between scarcity and higher prices

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orientation

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

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rationalist

  • noun someone who emphasizes observable facts and excludes metaphysical speculation about origins or ultimate causes
    positivist.
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of rationalism
    • rationalist philosophy

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eye

  • noun the organ of sight
    optic; oculus.
  • noun good discernment (either visually or as if visually)
    • she has an eye for fresh talent
    • he has an artist's eye

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distinct

  • adjective satellite (often followed by `from') not alike; different in nature or quality
    distinguishable.
    • plants of several distinct types
    • the word `nationalism' is used in at least two distinct senses
    • gold is distinct from iron
    • a tree related to but quite distinct from the European beech
    • management had interests quite distinct from those of their employees
  • adjective easy to perceive; especially clearly outlined
    • a distinct flavor
    • a distinct odor of turpentine
    • a distinct outline
    • the ship appeared as a distinct silhouette
    • distinct fingerprints

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impartiality

  • noun an inclination to weigh both views or opinions equally
    nonpartisanship.

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direction

  • noun a line leading to a place or point
    way.
    • he looked the other direction
    • didn't know the way home
  • noun the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves
    • he checked the direction and velocity of the wind

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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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anaxagoras

  • noun a presocratic Athenian philosopher who maintained that everything is composed of very small particles that were arranged by some eternal intelligence (500-428 BC)

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semiconsciousness

  • noun marginal consciousness
    grogginess; stupor; stupefaction.
    • his grogginess was caused as much by exhaustion as by the blows
    • someone stole his wallet while he was in a drunken stupor

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luster

  • noun a quality that outshines the usual
    splendour; lustre; brilliancy; splendor.
  • noun the visual property of something that shines with reflected light
    lustre; shininess; sheen.

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memory

  • noun something that is remembered
    • search as he would, the memory was lost
  • noun the cognitive processes whereby past experience is remembered
    remembering.
    • he can do it from memory
    • he enjoyed remembering his father

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albertus

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background_knowledge

  • noun information that is essential to understanding a situation or problem
    background.
    • the embassy filled him in on the background of the incident

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mutakhayyila

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sort

  • noun a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
    kind; form; variety.
    • sculpture is a form of art
    • what kinds of desserts are there?
  • noun an approximate definition or example
    • she wore a sort of magenta dress
    • she served a creamy sort of dessert thing

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muḥākāt

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megalē

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bodily

  • adjective of or relating to or belonging to the body
    • a bodily organ
    • bodily functions
  • adjective satellite affecting or characteristic of the body as opposed to the mind or spirit
    corporal; somatic; corporeal.
    • bodily needs
    • a corporal defect
    • corporeal suffering
    • a somatic symptom or somatic illness

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political_theory

  • noun an orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation
    ideology; political orientation.

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teaching

  • noun the profession of a teacher
    pedagogy; instruction.
    • he prepared for teaching while still in college
    • pedagogy is recognized as an important profession
  • noun a doctrine that is taught
    precept; commandment.
    • the teachings of religion
    • he believed all the Christian precepts

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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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prophecy

  • noun knowledge of the future (usually said to be obtained from a divine source)
    vaticination; prognostication.
  • noun a prediction uttered under divine inspiration
    divination.

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creative_thinking

  • noun the ability to create
    creativeness; creativity.

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dislike

  • noun an inclination to withhold approval from some person or group
    disfavor; disapproval; disfavour.
  • noun a feeling of aversion or antipathy
    • my dislike of him was instinctive

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unawareness

  • noun unconsciousness resulting from lack of knowledge or attention
    unknowingness.

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topic

  • noun the subject matter of a conversation or discussion
    theme; 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 some situation or event that is thought about
    matter; issue; subject.
    • he kept drifting off the topic
    • he had been thinking about the subject for several years
    • it is a matter for the police

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cognitive_content

  • noun the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned
    content; mental object.

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aristotelianism

The philosophy of Aristotle, otherwise called the Peripatetic philosophy.

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word

  • noun a unit of language that native speakers can identify
    • words are the blocks from which sentences are made
    • he hardly said ten words all morning
  • noun a brief statement
    • he didn't say a word about it

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profaneness

  • noun an attitude of irreverence or contempt for a divinity
  • noun unholiness by virtue of being profane
    unsanctification.

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recall

  • noun a request by the manufacturer of a defective product to return the product (as for replacement or repair)
    callback.
  • noun a call to return
    • the recall of our ambassador

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accomplishment

  • noun the action of accomplishing something
    achievement.
  • noun an ability that has been acquired by training
    acquirement; attainment; skill; acquisition.

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soul

  • noun the immaterial part of a person; the actuating cause of an individual life
    psyche.
  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; person; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do

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theory

  • noun a well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural world; an organized system of accepted knowledge that applies in a variety of circumstances to explain a specific set of phenomena
    • theories can incorporate facts and laws and tested hypotheses
    • true in fact and theory
  • noun a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena
    hypothesis; possibility.
    • a scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory
    • he proposed a fresh theory of alkalis that later was accepted in chemical practices

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descriptor

  • noun the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something
    word form; form; signifier.
    • the inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached
  • noun a piece of stored information that is used to identify an item in an information storage and retrieval system

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unbegotten

Not begot; not yet generated; also, having never been generated; self-existent; eternal.

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revenant

  • noun a person who returns after a lengthy absence
  • noun someone who has returned from the dead

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knock

  • noun the sound of knocking (as on a door or in an engine or bearing)
    knocking.
    • the knocking grew louder
  • noun negative criticism
    roast.

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male

  • noun an animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova)
  • noun a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies
    male person.

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example

  • noun an item of information that is typical of a class or group
    instance; illustration; representative.
    • this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome
    • there is an example on page 10
  • noun a representative form or pattern
    model.
    • I profited from his example

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history

  • noun the aggregate of past events
    • a critical time in the school's history
  • noun a record or narrative description of past events
    account; story; chronicle.
    • a history of France
    • he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president
    • the story of exposure to lead

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mindedness

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heart

  • noun the locus of feelings and intuitions
    bosom.
    • in your heart you know it is true
    • her story would melt your bosom
  • noun the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body
    pump; ticker.
    • he stood still, his heart thumping wildly

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psychoanalytic

  • adjective of or relating to or incorporating the methods and theory of psychiatric treatment originated by Sigmund Freud
    psychoanalytical.
    • Freud's psychoanalytical theories
    • psychoanalytic treatment

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bent

  • noun a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way
    set.
    • the set of his mind was obvious
  • noun grass for pastures and lawns especially bowling and putting greens
    bent grass; bent-grass.

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figure

  • noun a diagram or picture illustrating textual material
    fig.
    • the area covered can be seen from Figure 2
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; chassis; build; human body; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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lock

  • noun a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed
  • noun a strand or cluster of hair
    curl; ringlet; whorl.

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process

  • noun a particular course of action intended to achieve a result
    procedure.
    • the procedure of obtaining a driver's license
    • it was a process of trial and error
  • noun (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents
    operation; cognitive process; mental process; cognitive operation.
    • the process of thinking
    • the cognitive operation of remembering

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supernatural_being

  • noun an incorporeal being believed to have powers to affect the course of human events
    spiritual being.

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automatic_pilot

  • noun a cognitive state in which you act without self-awareness
    autopilot.
    • she went about her chores on automatic pilot
    • too much of the writing seems to have been done on automatic pilot
    • she talked and he dozed and my mind went on autopilot
  • noun a navigational device that automatically keeps ships or planes or spacecraft on a steady course
    autopilot; robot pilot.

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high

  • noun a lofty level or position or degree
    • summer temperatures reached an all-time high
  • noun an air mass of higher than normal pressure
    • the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high

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sphere

  • noun a particular environment or walk of life
    arena; domain; area; orbit; field.
    • his social sphere is limited
    • it was a closed area of employment
    • he's out of my orbit
  • noun any spherically shaped artifact

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propator

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fanatism

  • noun excessive intolerance of opposing views
    zealotry; fanaticism.

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sense

  • noun a general conscious awareness
    • a sense of security
    • a sense of happiness
    • a sense of danger
    • a sense of self
  • noun the meaning of a word or expression; the way in which a word or expression or situation can be interpreted
    signified.
    • the dictionary gave several senses for the word
    • in the best sense charity is really a duty
    • the signifier is linked to the signified

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phrase

  • noun an expression consisting of one or more words forming a grammatical constituent of a sentence
  • noun a short musical passage
    musical phrase.

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intelligible

  • adjective satellite capable of being apprehended or understood
    graspable; understandable; perceivable; apprehensible.
  • adjective well articulated or enunciated, and loud enough to be heard distinctly
    • intelligible pronunciation

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attend_to

  • verb get down to; pay attention to; take seriously
    take to heart.
    • Attend to your duties, please
  • verb work for or be a servant to
    attend; assist; serve; wait on.
    • May I serve you?
    • She attends the old lady in the wheelchair
    • Can you wait on our table, please?
    • Is a salesperson assisting you?
    • The minister served the King for many years

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absolute

  • noun something that is conceived or that exists independently and not in relation to other things; something that does not depend on anything else and is beyond human control; something that is not relative
    • no mortal being can influence the absolute
  • adjective perfect or complete or pure
    • absolute loyalty
    • absolute silence
    • absolute truth
    • absolute alcohol

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information

  • noun a message received and understood
    info.
  • noun knowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction

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corporeal

  • adjective having material or physical form or substance
    material.
    • that which is created is of necessity corporeal and visible and tangible" - Benjamin Jowett
  • adjective satellite affecting or characteristic of the body as opposed to the mind or spirit
    corporal; somatic; bodily.
    • bodily needs
    • a corporal defect
    • corporeal suffering
    • a somatic symptom or somatic illness

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goal

  • noun the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it
    end.
    • the ends justify the means
  • noun the place designated as the end (as of a race or journey)
    destination; finish.
    • a crowd assembled at the finish
    • he was nearly exhausted as their destination came into view

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discussion

  • noun an extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic
    treatment; discourse.
    • the book contains an excellent discussion of modal logic
    • his treatment of the race question is badly biased
  • noun an exchange of views on some topic
    word; give-and-take.
    • we had a good discussion
    • we had a word or two about it

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mental_faculty

  • noun one of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind
    module; faculty.

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arrangement

  • noun the thing arranged or agreed to
    agreement.
    • they made arrangements to meet in Chicago
  • noun an orderly grouping (of things or persons) considered as a unit; the result of arranging
    • a flower arrangement

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how

In what manner or way; by what means or process.
How can a man be born when he is old? John iii. 4.

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hot

  • adjective used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning
    • hot stove
    • hot water
    • a hot August day
    • a hot stuffy room
    • she's hot and tired
    • a hot forehead
  • adjective satellite characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense
    raging.
    • the fighting became hot and heavy
    • a hot engagement
    • a raging battle
    • the river became a raging torrent

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alfarabi

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animal

  • noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
    animate being; brute; beast; fauna; creature.
  • adjective satellite marked by the appetites and passions of the body
    fleshly; carnal; sensual.
    • animal instincts
    • carnal knowledge
    • fleshly desire
    • a sensual delight in eating
    • music is the only sensual pleasure without vice

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defensive_attitude

  • noun an attitude of defensiveness (especially in the phrase `on the defensive')
    defensive.

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actuality

  • noun the state of actually existing objectively
    • a hope that progressed from possibility to actuality

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sleep_talking

  • noun uttering speech while asleep
    somniloquism; somniloquy.

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fanaticism

  • noun excessive intolerance of opposing views
    fanatism; zealotry.

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dunamis

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plato

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

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irrational

  • noun a real number that cannot be expressed as a rational number
    irrational number.
  • adjective not consistent with or using reason
    • irrational fears
    • irrational animals

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attend

  • verb be present at (meetings, church services, university), etc.
    go to.
    • She attends class regularly
    • I rarely attend services at my church
    • did you go to the meeting?
  • verb take charge of or deal with
    see; take care; look.
    • Could you see about lunch?
    • I must attend to this matter
    • She took care of this business

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earlier

  • adjective satellite (comparative and superlative of `early') more early than; most early
    earliest.
    • a fashion popular in earlier times
    • his earlier work reflects the influence of his teacher
    • Verdi's earliest and most raucous opera
  • adjective at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time
    early.
    • early morning
    • an early warning
    • early diagnosis
    • an early death
    • took early retirement
    • an early spring
    • early varieties of peas and tomatoes mature before most standard varieties

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substitute

  • noun a person or thing that takes or can take the place of another
    replacement.
  • noun an athlete who plays only when a starter on the team is replaced
    second-stringer; reserve.

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islamic

  • adjective of or relating to or supporting Islamism
    Muslim; Moslem.
    • Islamic art

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mankind

  • noun all of the living human inhabitants of the earth
    humans; human race; humankind; human beings; world; humanity; man.
    • all the world loves a lover
    • she always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women

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faculty

  • noun one of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind
    mental faculty; module.
  • noun the body of teachers and administrators at a school
    staff.
    • the dean addressed the letter to the entire staff of the university

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end

  • noun either extremity of something that has length
    terminal.
    • the end of the pier
    • she knotted the end of the thread
    • they rode to the end of the line
    • the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix
  • noun the point in time at which something ends
    ending.
    • the end of the year
    • the ending of warranty period

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marrow

  • noun the fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones
    bone marrow.
  • noun any of various squash plants grown for their elongated fruit with smooth dark green skin and whitish flesh
    vegetable marrow; marrow squash.

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data

  • noun a collection of facts from which conclusions may be drawn
    information.
    • statistical data
  • noun an item of factual information derived from measurement or research
    data point; datum.

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opposite_number

  • noun a person or thing having the same function or characteristics as another
    counterpart; vis-a-vis.

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semicomatose

  • adjective satellite in a state of partial coma

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sound_structure

  • noun the admissible arrangement of sounds in words
    morphology; word structure; syllable structure.

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natural

  • noun someone regarded as certain to succeed
    • he's a natural for the job
  • noun a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat
    cancel.

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middle_age

  • noun the time of life between youth and old age (e.g., between 40 and 60 years of age)

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light

  • noun (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
    visible light; visible radiation.
    • the light was filtered through a soft glass window
  • noun any device serving as a source of illumination
    light source.
    • he stopped the car and turned off the lights

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lordly

  • adjective satellite of or befitting a lord
    august; grand.
    • heir to a lordly fortune
    • of august lineage
  • adjective satellite having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
    overbearing; haughty; swaggering; prideful; imperious; disdainful; supercilious; sniffy.
    • some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines
    • haughty aristocrats
    • his lordly manners were offensive
    • walked with a prideful swagger
    • very sniffy about breaches of etiquette
    • his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air
    • a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer

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cosmology

  • noun the metaphysical study of the origin and nature of the universe
  • noun the branch of astrophysics that studies the origin and evolution and structure of the universe
    cosmogony; cosmogeny.

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sigē

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verb

  • noun the word class that serves as the predicate of a sentence
  • noun a content word that denotes an action, occurrence, or state of existence

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ego

  • noun an inflated feeling of pride in your superiority to others
    self-importance; egotism.
  • noun your consciousness of your own identity
    self.

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road

  • noun an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation
    route.
  • noun a way or means to achieve something
    • the road to fame

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comatose

  • adjective relating to or associated with a coma
    • comatose breathing
    • comatose state
  • adjective satellite in a state of deep and usually prolonged unconsciousness; unable to respond to external stimuli
    • a comatose patient

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nous

  • noun common sense
    • she has great social nous
  • noun that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason
    psyche; brain; head; mind.
    • his mind wandered
    • I couldn't get his words out of my head

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scintillation

  • noun (physics) a flash of light that is produced in a phosphor when it absorbs a photon or ionizing particle
  • noun a rapid change in brightness; a brief spark or flash
    sparkling; twinkle.

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subconsciousness

  • noun a state of mind not immediately available to consciousness

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interpretation

  • noun a mental representation of the meaning or significance of something
    reading; version.
  • noun the act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic performance
    rendition; rendering.
    • her rendition of Milton's verse was extraordinarily moving

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gumption

  • noun sound practical judgment
    mother wit; horse sense; good sense; sense; common sense.
    • Common sense is not so common
    • he hasn't got the sense God gave little green apples
    • fortunately she had the good sense to run away
  • noun fortitude and determination
    backbone; grit; guts; sand; moxie.
    • he didn't have the guts to try it

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dianoia

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hierarchy

  • noun a series of ordered groupings of people or things within a system
    • put honesty first in her hierarchy of values
  • noun the organization of people at different ranks in an administrative body
    pecking order; power structure.

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essence

  • noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
    kernel; substance; center; centre; nitty-gritty; sum; meat; heart; pith; nub; heart and soul; core; inwardness; marrow; gist.
    • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
    • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
    • the nub of the story
  • noun any substance possessing to a high degree the predominant properties of a plant or drug or other natural product from which it is extracted

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insight

  • noun clear or deep perception of a situation
    penetration.
  • noun a feeling of understanding
    perceptiveness; perceptivity.

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entity

  • noun that which is perceived or known or inferred to have its own distinct existence (living or nonliving)

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brain

  • noun that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord
    encephalon.
  • noun mental ability
    mental capacity; learning ability; mentality; brainpower; wit.
    • he's got plenty of brains but no common sense

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attitude

  • noun a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways
    mental attitude.
    • he had the attitude that work was fun
  • noun the arrangement of the body and its limbs
    position; posture.
    • he assumed an attitude of surrender

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incapacity

  • noun lack of intellectual power
  • noun lack of physical or natural qualifications

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existence

  • noun the state or fact of existing
    being; beingness.
    • a point of view gradually coming into being
    • laws in existence for centuries
  • noun everything that exists anywhere
    universe; creation; macrocosm; world; cosmos.
    • they study the evolution of the universe
    • the biggest tree in existence

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cold

  • noun a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs)
    common cold.
    • will they never find a cure for the common cold?
  • noun the absence of heat
    frigidness; coldness; frigidity; low temperature.
    • the coldness made our breath visible
    • come in out of the cold
    • cold is a vasoconstrictor

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worship

  • noun the activity of worshipping
  • noun a feeling of profound love and admiration
    adoration.

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tendency

  • noun an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others
    disposition; inclination.
    • he had an inclination to give up too easily
    • a tendency to be too strict
  • noun an inclination to do something
    propensity; leaning.
    • he felt leanings toward frivolity

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perfect

  • noun a tense of verbs used in describing action that has been completed (sometimes regarded as perfective aspect)
    perfective; perfect tense; perfective tense.
  • verb make perfect or complete
    hone.
    • perfect your French in Paris!

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superior

  • noun one of greater rank or station or quality
    superordinate; higher-up.
  • noun the head of a religious community

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derive

  • verb reason by deduction; establish by deduction
    deduce; deduct; infer.
  • verb obtain
    gain.
    • derive pleasure from one's garden

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noēta

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semitrance

  • noun a trancelike state in which the person can follow instructions but voluntary action is weak or absent

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organisation

  • noun the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something
    governing body; administration; governance; organization; brass; establishment.
    • he claims that the present administration is corrupt
    • the governance of an association is responsible to its members
    • he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment
  • noun a group of people who work together
    organization.

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noetic

  • adjective satellite of or associated with or requiring the use of the mind
    rational; intellectual.
    • intellectual problems
    • the triumph of the rational over the animal side of man

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writing

  • noun the act of creating written works
    authorship; penning; composition.
    • writing was a form of therapy for him
    • it was a matter of disputed authorship
  • noun the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect)
    written material; piece of writing.
    • the writing in her novels is excellent
    • that editorial was a fine piece of writing

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late

  • adjective being or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time
    • late evening
    • late 18th century
    • a late movie
    • took a late flight
    • had a late breakfast
  • adjective satellite after the expected or usual time; delayed
    tardy; belated.
    • a belated birthday card
    • I'm late for the plane
    • the train is late
    • tardy children are sent to the principal
    • always tardy in making dental appointments

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immortality

  • noun the quality or state of being immortal
  • noun perpetual life after death

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primordial

  • adjective satellite having existed from the beginning; in an earliest or original stage or state
    primaeval; primal; aboriginal; primeval.
    • aboriginal forests
    • primal eras before the appearance of life on earth
    • the forest primeval
    • primordial matter
    • primordial forms of life

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prolepsis

  • noun anticipating and answering objections in advance

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image

  • noun an iconic mental representation
    mental image.
    • her imagination forced images upon her too awful to contemplate
  • noun (Jungian psychology) a personal facade that one presents to the world
    persona.
    • a public image is as fragile as Humpty Dumpty

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prius

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good

  • noun benefit
    • for your own good
    • what's the good of worrying?
  • noun moral excellence or admirableness
    goodness.
    • there is much good to be found in people

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food

  • noun any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
    nutrient.
  • noun any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment
    solid food.
    • food and drink

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insensibility

  • noun a lack of sensibility
  • noun devoid of passion or feeling; hardheartedness
    callousness; callosity; hardness; unfeelingness.

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kalashnikov_culture

  • noun the attitudes and behavior in a social group that resolves political disputes by force of arms
    • the Kalashnikov culture in Afghanistan

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hard_line

  • noun a firm and uncompromising stance or position
    • the governor took a hard line on drugs

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liberality

  • noun an inclination to favor progress and individual freedom
    liberalness.
  • noun the trait of being generous in behavior and temperament
    liberalness.

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boethius

  • noun a Roman who was an early Christian philosopher and statesman who was executed for treason; Boethius had a decisive influence on medieval logic (circa 480-524)
    Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius.

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penetration

  • noun an attack that penetrates into enemy territory
    incursion.
  • noun clear or deep perception of a situation
    insight.

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intellectual

  • noun a person who uses the mind creatively
    intellect.
  • adjective satellite of or associated with or requiring the use of the mind
    noetic; rational.
    • intellectual problems
    • the triumph of the rational over the animal side of man

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nihil

  • noun (Latin) nil; nothing (as used by a sheriff after an unsuccessful effort to serve a writ)
    • nihil habet

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apparitional

  • adjective satellite resembling or characteristic of a phantom
    spectral; spiritual; ghostlike; phantasmal; ghostly.
    • a ghostly face at the window
    • a phantasmal presence in the room
    • spectral emanations
    • spiritual tappings at a seance

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compositive

Having the quality of entering into composition; compounded. R.

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mystery

  • noun something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained
    secret; closed book; enigma.
    • how it got out is a mystery
    • it remains one of nature's secrets
  • noun a story about a crime (usually murder) presented as a novel or play or movie
    mystery story; whodunit.

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term

  • noun a word or expression used for some particular thing
    • he learned many medical terms
  • noun a limited period of time
    • a prison term
    • he left school before the end of term

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sensu

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meat

  • noun the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food
  • noun the inner and usually edible part of a seed or grain or nut or fruit stone
    kernel.
    • black walnut kernels are difficult to get out of the shell

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knocked_out

  • adjective satellite knocked unconscious by a heavy blow
    kayoed; out; stunned; KO'd.

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cognition

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

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university

  • noun the body of faculty and students at a university
  • noun establishment where a seat of higher learning is housed, including administrative and living quarters as well as facilities for research and teaching

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psychoanalytical

  • adjective of or relating to or incorporating the methods and theory of psychiatric treatment originated by Sigmund Freud
    psychoanalytic.
    • Freud's psychoanalytical theories
    • psychoanalytic treatment

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habitu

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truth

  • noun a fact that has been verified
    • at last he knew the truth
    • the truth is that he didn't want to do it
  • noun conformity to reality or actuality
    trueness; the true; verity.
    • they debated the truth of the proposition
    • the situation brought home to us the blunt truth of the military threat
    • he was famous for the truth of his portraits
    • he turned to religion in his search for eternal verities

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religionism

  • noun exaggerated religious zealotry
  • noun exaggerated or affected piety and religious zeal
    religiousism; religiosity; pietism.

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common_knowledge

  • noun anything generally known to everyone

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revere

  • noun a lapel on a woman's garment; turned back to show the reverse side
    revers.
  • noun American silversmith remembered for his midnight ride (celebrated in a poem by Longfellow) to warn the colonists in Lexington and Concord that British troops were coming (1735-1818)
    Paul Revere.

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domain

  • noun a particular environment or walk of life
    arena; sphere; area; orbit; field.
    • his social sphere is limited
    • it was a closed area of employment
    • he's out of my orbit
  • noun territory over which rule or control is exercised
    land; demesne.
    • his domain extended into Europe
    • he made it the law of the land

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female

  • noun an animal that produces gametes (ova) that can be fertilized by male gametes (spermatozoa)
  • noun a person who belongs to the sex that can have babies
    female person.

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hard

  • adjective not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure
    difficult.
    • a difficult task
    • nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access
    • difficult times
    • why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?
  • adjective dispassionate;
    • took a hard look
    • a hard bargainer

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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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remembrance

  • noun the ability to recall past occurrences
    recollection; anamnesis.
  • noun a recognition of meritorious service
    memorial; commemoration.

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divine_guidance

  • noun (theology) a special influence of a divinity on the minds of human beings
    inspiration.
    • they believe that the books of Scripture were written under divine guidance

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mother_wit

  • noun sound practical judgment
    gumption; horse sense; good sense; sense; common sense.
    • Common sense is not so common
    • he hasn't got the sense God gave little green apples
    • fortunately she had the good sense to run away

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phronesis

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kant

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

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whip

  • noun an instrument with a handle and a flexible lash that is used for whipping
  • noun a legislator appointed by the party to enforce discipline
    party whip.

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mind-set

  • noun a habitual or characteristic mental attitude that determines how you will interpret and respond to situations
    outlook; mentality; mindset.

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unorthodoxy

  • noun any opinions or doctrines at variance with the official or orthodox position
    heresy; heterodoxy.
  • noun a belief that rejects the orthodox tenets of a religion
    heresy.

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god

  • noun any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
    deity; divinity; immortal.
  • noun the supernatural being conceived as the perfect and omnipotent and omniscient originator and ruler of the universe; the object of worship in monotheistic religions
    Supreme Being.

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psychic

  • noun a person apparently sensitive to things beyond the natural range of perception
  • adjective satellite affecting or influenced by the human mind
    psychical.
    • psychic energy
    • psychic trauma

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melanie_klein

  • noun United States psychoanalyst (born in Austria) who was the first to specialize in the psychoanalysis of small children (1882-1960)
    Klein.

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content

  • noun everything that is included in a collection and that is held or included in something
    • he emptied the contents of his pockets
    • the two groups were similar in content
  • noun what a communication that is about something is about
    message; substance; subject matter.

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sigmund_freud

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

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unconscious_mind

  • noun that part of the mind wherein psychic activity takes place of which the person is unaware
    unconscious.

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health

  • noun a healthy state of wellbeing free from disease
    wellness.
    • physicians should be held responsible for the health of their patients
  • noun the general condition of body and mind
    • his delicate health
    • in poor health

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noumenon

  • noun the intellectual conception of a thing as it is in itself, not as it is known through perception
    thing-in-itself.

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rational

  • noun an integer or a fraction
    rational number.
  • adjective consistent with or based on or using reason
    • rational behavior
    • a process of rational inference
    • rational thought

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autopilot

  • noun a cognitive state in which you act without self-awareness
    automatic pilot.
    • she went about her chores on automatic pilot
    • too much of the writing seems to have been done on automatic pilot
    • she talked and he dozed and my mind went on autopilot
  • noun a navigational device that automatically keeps ships or planes or spacecraft on a steady course
    robot pilot; automatic pilot.

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apamea

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fuerit

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issue

  • noun an important question that is in dispute and must be settled
    • the issue could be settled by requiring public education for everyone
    • politicians never discuss the real issues
  • noun one of a series published periodically
    number.
    • she found an old issue of the magazine in her dentist's waiting room

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red

  • noun red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood
    redness.
  • noun a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana
    Red River.

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perception

  • noun the representation of what is perceived; basic component in the formation of a concept
    percept; perceptual experience.
  • noun a way of conceiving something
    • Luther had a new perception of the Bible

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pythagoras

  • noun Greek philosopher and mathematician who proved the Pythagorean theorem; considered to be the first true mathematician (circa 580-500 BC)

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belief

  • noun any cognitive content held as true
  • noun a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
    impression; feeling; opinion; notion.
    • 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

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socratic

Of or pertaining to Socrates, the Grecian sage and teacher. (b. c. 469-399), or to his manner of teaching and philosophizing. ✍ The Socratic method of reasoning and instruction was by a series of questions leading the one to whom they were addressed to perceive and admit what was true or false in doctrine, or right or wrong in conduct.

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circumstance

  • noun a condition that accompanies or influences some event or activity
  • noun the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event
    setting; context.
    • the historical context

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causal_factor

  • noun a determining or causal element or factor
    determinant; determinative; determiner; determining factor.
    • education is an important determinant of one's outlook on life

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brainpower

  • noun mental ability
    mental capacity; learning ability; mentality; brain; wit.
    • he's got plenty of brains but no common sense

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possibility

  • noun a future prospect or potential
    • this room has great possibilities
  • noun capability of existing or happening or being true
    possibleness.
    • there is a possibility that his sense of smell has been impaired

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disrespect

  • noun an expression of lack of respect
    discourtesy.
  • noun a disrespectful mental attitude

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difficulty

  • noun an effort that is inconvenient
    trouble.
    • I went to a lot of trouble
    • he won without any trouble
    • had difficulty walking
    • finished the test only with great difficulty
  • noun a factor causing trouble in achieving a positive result or tending to produce a negative result
    • serious difficulties were encountered in obtaining a pure reagent

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reason

  • noun a rational motive for a belief or action
    ground.
    • the reason that war was declared
    • the grounds for their declaration
  • noun an explanation of the cause of some phenomenon
    • the reason a steady state was never reached was that the back pressure built up too slowly

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base

  • noun installation from which a military force initiates operations
    base of operations.
    • the attack wiped out our forward bases
  • noun lowest support of a structure
    foundation; substructure; groundwork; understructure; fundament; foot.
    • it was built on a base of solid rock
    • he stood at the foot of the tower

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disposition

  • noun your usual mood
    temperament.
    • he has a happy disposition
  • noun the act or means of getting rid of something
    disposal.

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hypnoanalysis

  • noun the use of hypnosis in conjunction with psychoanalysis

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estimate

  • noun an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
    approximation; estimation; idea.
    • an estimate of what it would cost
    • a rough idea how long it would take
  • noun a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody
    estimation.
    • many factors are involved in any estimate of human life
    • in my estimation the boy is innocent

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definition

  • noun a concise explanation of the meaning of a word or phrase or symbol
  • noun clarity of outline
    • exercise had given his muscles superior definition

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sentence_structure

  • noun the grammatical arrangement of words in sentences
    phrase structure; syntax.

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determining

  • adjective satellite having the power or quality of deciding
    deciding; determinant; determinative.
    • the crucial experiment
    • cast the deciding vote
    • the determinative (or determinant) battle
  • verb establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study
    find out; find; determine; ascertain.
    • find the product of two numbers
    • The physicist who found the elusive particle won the Nobel Prize

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cosmic

  • adjective of or from or pertaining to or characteristic of the cosmos or universe
    • cosmic laws
    • cosmic catastrophe
    • cosmic rays
  • adjective satellite inconceivably extended in space or time

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counterpart

  • noun a person or thing having the same function or characteristics as another
    vis-a-vis; opposite number.
  • noun a duplicate copy
    similitude; twin.

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thing

  • noun a special situation
    • this thing has got to end
    • it is a remarkable thing
  • noun an action
    • how could you do such a thing?

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place

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    spot; topographic point.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun any area set aside for a particular purpose
    property.
    • who owns this place?
    • the president was concerned about the property across from the White House

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neoplatonism

A pantheistic eclectic school of philosophy, of which Plotinus was the chief (A. D. 205-270), and which sought to reconcile the Platonic and Aristotelian systems with Oriental theosophy. It tended to mysticism and theurgy, and was the last product of Greek philosophy.

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w

  • noun a heavy grey-white metallic element; the pure form is used mainly in electrical applications; it is found in several ores including wolframite and scheelite
    tungsten; atomic number 74; wolfram.
  • noun the cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees
    due west; west; westward.

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socrates

  • noun ancient Athenian philosopher; teacher of Plato and Xenophon (470-399 BC)

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psychoanalyze

  • verb subject to psychoanalytic treatment
    psychoanalyse; analyze; analyse.
    • I was analyzed in Vienna by a famous psychiatrist

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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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fantasm

  • noun a ghostly appearing figure
    phantom; apparition; spectre; phantasma; phantasm; specter.
    • we were unprepared for the apparition that confronted us
  • noun something existing in perception only
    phantom; apparition; phantasma; shadow; phantasm.
    • a ghostly apparition at midnight

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religious_orientation

  • noun an attitude toward religion or religious practices

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thomas_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; Aquinas; St. Thomas; Saint Thomas.

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potentiality

  • noun the inherent capacity for coming into being
    potential; potency.
  • noun an aptitude that may be developed
    capability; capableness.

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maḥsūsāt

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number

  • noun the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals
    figure.
    • he had a number of chores to do
    • the number of parameters is small
    • the figure was about a thousand
  • noun a concept of quantity involving zero and units
    • every number has a unique position in the sequence

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disembodied

  • adjective satellite not having a material body
    unbodied; discorporate; unembodied; bodiless.
    • bodiless ghosts
  • verb free from a body or physical form or reality
    disembody.

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one

  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; 1; single.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one
  • noun a single person or thing
    • he is the best one
    • this is the one I ordered

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sympathy

  • noun an inclination to support or be loyal to or to agree with an opinion
    understanding.
    • his sympathies were always with the underdog
    • I knew I could count on his understanding
  • noun sharing the feelings of others (especially feelings of sorrow or anguish)
    fellow feeling.

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philosophical

  • adjective of or relating to philosophy or philosophers
    philosophic.
    • philosophical writing
    • a considerable knowledge of philosophical terminology
  • adjective satellite characterized by the attitude of a philosopher; meeting trouble with level-headed detachment
    philosophic.
    • philosophical resignation
    • a philosophic attitude toward life

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incorporeal

  • adjective without material form or substance
    immaterial.
    • an incorporeal spirit

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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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favouritism

  • noun an inclination to favor some person or group
    favoritism.
  • noun unfair treatment of a person or group on the basis of prejudice
    discrimination; favoritism.

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christianity

The religion of Christians; the system of doctrines and precepts taught by Christ.

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open

  • noun a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
    clear.
    • finally broke out of the forest into the open
  • noun where the air is unconfined
    out-of-doors; open air; outdoors.
    • he wanted to get outdoors a little
    • the concert was held in the open air
    • camping in the open

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determining_factor

  • noun a determining or causal element or factor
    causal factor; determinant; determinative; determiner.
    • education is an important determinant of one's outlook on life
  • noun an argument that is conclusive
    clincher; determiner.

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horse

  • noun solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
    Equus caballus.
  • noun a padded gymnastic apparatus on legs
    gymnastic horse.

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system

  • noun instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity
    • he bought a new stereo system
    • the system consists of a motor and a small computer
  • noun a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
    scheme.
    • a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going

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parallel

  • noun something having the property of being analogous to something else
    analogue; analog.
  • noun an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
    latitude; parallel of latitude; line of latitude.

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stimulation

  • noun the act of arousing an organism to action
  • noun any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action
    stimulus; stimulant; input.

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liberalness

  • noun an inclination to favor progress and individual freedom
    liberality.
  • noun the trait of being generous in behavior and temperament
    liberality.

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transcendent

  • adjective satellite exceeding or surpassing usual limits especially in excellence
    surpassing.
  • adjective satellite beyond and outside the ordinary range of human experience or understanding
    • the notion of any transcendent reality beyond thought

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mufakkira

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saint

  • noun a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization
  • noun person of exceptional holiness
    holy person; angel; holy man.

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convention

  • noun a large formal assembly
    • political convention
  • noun something regarded as a normative example
    formula; pattern; normal; rule.
    • the convention of not naming the main character
    • violence is the rule not the exception
    • his formula for impressing visitors

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begotten

  • adjective satellite (of offspring) generated by procreation
    • naturally begotten child
  • verb make children
    engender; sire; get; father; mother; bring forth; beget; generate.
    • Abraham begot Isaac
    • Men often father children but don't recognize them

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thomism

(Eccl. Hist.) The doctrine of Thomas Aquinas, esp. with respect to predestination and grace.

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scheme

  • noun an elaborate and systematic plan of action
    strategy.
  • noun a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery
    dodge; dodging.

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friend

  • noun a person you know well and regard with affection and trust
    • he was my best friend at the university
  • noun an associate who provides cooperation or assistance
    ally.
    • he's a good ally in fight

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stupefaction

  • noun a feeling of stupefied astonishment
  • noun marginal consciousness
    semiconsciousness; grogginess; stupor.
    • his grogginess was caused as much by exhaustion as by the blows
    • someone stole his wallet while he was in a drunken stupor

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brainy

  • adjective satellite having or marked by unusual and impressive intelligence
    brilliant; smart as a whip.
    • some men dislike brainy women
    • a brilliant mind
    • a brilliant solution to the problem

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proclivity

  • noun a natural inclination
    propensity; leaning.
    • he has a proclivity for exaggeration

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universe

  • noun everything that exists anywhere
    creation; macrocosm; existence; world; cosmos.
    • they study the evolution of the universe
    • the biggest tree in existence
  • noun (statistics) the entire aggregation of items from which samples can be drawn
    population.
    • it is an estimate of the mean of the population

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mentality

  • noun a habitual or characteristic mental attitude that determines how you will interpret and respond to situations
    outlook; mind-set; mindset.
  • noun mental ability
    mental capacity; learning ability; brainpower; brain; wit.
    • he's got plenty of brains but no common sense

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blaise

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wisdom

  • noun accumulated knowledge or erudition or enlightenment
  • noun the trait of utilizing knowledge and experience with common sense and insight
    wiseness.

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stoic

  • noun someone who is seemingly indifferent to emotions
    unemotional person.
  • noun a member of the ancient Greek school of philosophy founded by Zeno
    • a Stoic achieves happiness by submission to destiny

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nous

  • noun common sense
    • she has great social nous
  • noun that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason
    psyche; brain; head; mind.
    • his mind wandered
    • I couldn't get his words out of my head

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translation

  • noun a written communication in a second language having the same meaning as the written communication in a first language
    rendering; interlingual rendition; version.
  • noun a uniform movement without rotation

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peculiar

  • adjective satellite beyond or deviating from the usual or expected
    funny; rum; singular; queer; curious; odd; rummy.
    • a curious hybrid accent
    • her speech has a funny twang
    • they have some funny ideas about war
    • had an odd name
    • the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves
    • something definitely queer about this town
    • what a rum fellow
    • singular behavior
  • adjective satellite unique or specific to a person or thing or category
    special; particular.
    • the particular demands of the job
    • has a particular preference for Chinese art
    • a peculiar bond of sympathy between them
    • an expression peculiar to Canadians
    • rights peculiar to the rich
    • the special features of a computer
    • my own special chair

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determiner

  • noun an argument that is conclusive
    clincher; determining factor.
  • noun one of a limited class of noun modifiers that determine the referents of noun phrases
    determinative.

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electrosleep

  • noun unconsciousness brought about by the passage of a low voltage electric current through the brain

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divisible

  • adjective capable of being or liable to be divided or separated
    • even numbers are divisible by two
    • the Americans fought a bloody war to prove that their nation is not divisible

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thing-in-itself

  • noun the intellectual conception of a thing as it is in itself, not as it is known through perception
    noumenon.

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zero

  • noun a quantity of no importance
    cypher; aught; zip; nil; nada; nix; cipher; zilch; goose egg; zippo; nothing; naught; null.
    • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
    • reduced to nil all the work we had done
    • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
    • it was all for naught
    • I didn't hear zilch about it
  • noun a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
    0; nought; cipher; cypher.

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discernment

  • noun the cognitive condition of someone who understands
    apprehension; savvy; understanding.
    • he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect
  • noun delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values)
    taste; appreciation; perceptiveness.
    • arrogance and lack of taste contributed to his rapid success
    • to ask at that particular time was the ultimate in bad taste

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fikra

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matter

  • noun a vaguely specified concern
    thing; affair.
    • several matters to attend to
    • it is none of your affair
    • things are going well
  • noun some situation or event that is thought about
    topic; issue; subject.
    • he kept drifting off the topic
    • he had been thinking about the subject for several years
    • it is a matter for the police

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grogginess

  • noun a dazed and staggering state caused by alcohol
  • noun a groggy state resulting from weariness

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individual

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; person; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a single organism

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painful

  • adjective causing physical or psychological pain
    • worked with painful slowness
  • adjective satellite causing misery or pain or distress
    sore; afflictive.
    • it was a sore trial to him
    • the painful process of growing up

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tabula_rasa

  • noun a young mind not yet affected by experience (according to John Locke)
  • noun an opportunity to start over without prejudice
    fresh start; clean slate.

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mental_capacity

  • noun mental ability
    learning ability; mentality; brainpower; brain; wit.
    • he's got plenty of brains but no common sense

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acquisition

  • noun the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something
    • the acquisition of wealth
    • the acquisition of one company by another
  • noun something acquired
    • a recent acquisition by the museum

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and

A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence. (a) It is sometimes used emphatically; as, "there are women and women," that is, two very different sorts of women. (b) By a rhetorical figure, notions, one of which is modificatory of the other, are connected by and; as, "the tediousness and process of my travel," that is, the tedious process, etc.; "thy fair and outward character," that is, thy outwardly fair character, Schmidt's Shak. Lex.

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imaginative

  • adjective satellite (used of persons or artifacts) marked by independence and creativity in thought or action
    inventive.
    • an imaginative use of material
    • the invention of the knitting frame by another ingenious English clergyman"- Lewis Mumford
    • an ingenious device
    • had an inventive turn of mind
    • inventive ceramics

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acculturation

  • noun the adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture
    socialisation; enculturation; socialization.
    • the socialization of children to the norms of their culture
  • noun all the knowledge and values shared by a society
    culture.

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emanation

  • noun something that is emitted or radiated (as a gas or an odor or a light, etc.)
  • noun the act of emitting; causing to flow forth
    emission.

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farabi

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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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mind

  • noun that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason
    psyche; brain; head; nous.
    • his mind wandered
    • I couldn't get his words out of my head
  • noun recall or remembrance
    • it came to mind

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argument

  • noun a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true
    statement.
    • it was a strong argument that his hypothesis was true
  • noun a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement
    contestation; contention; arguing; tilt; controversy; disputation; disceptation.
    • they were involved in a violent argument

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talking

  • noun an exchange of ideas via conversation
    talk.
    • let's have more work and less talk around here
  • verb exchange thoughts; talk with
    talk; speak.
    • We often talk business
    • Actions talk louder than words

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call

  • noun a telephone connection
    telephone call; phone call.
    • she reported several anonymous calls
    • he placed a phone call to London
    • he heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call
  • noun a special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course
    • he was disappointed that he had not heard the Call

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perseus

(Class. Myth.) A Grecian legendary hero, son of Jupiter and Danaë, who slew the Gorgon Medusa.

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conjugate

  • noun a mixture of two partially miscible liquids A and B produces two conjugate solutions: one of A in B and another of B in A
    conjugate solution.
  • verb unite chemically so that the product is easily broken down into the original compounds

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spectre

  • noun a ghostly appearing figure
    phantom; fantasm; apparition; phantasma; phantasm; specter.
    • we were unprepared for the apparition that confronted us
  • noun a mental representation of some haunting experience
    ghost; shade; spook; specter; wraith.
    • he looked like he had seen a ghost
    • it aroused specters from his past

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knowledge_base

  • noun the content of a particular field of knowledge
    domain; knowledge domain.

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energeia

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genuine

  • adjective not fake or counterfeit
    echt.
    • a genuine Picasso
    • genuine leather
  • adjective satellite not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed
    true; unfeigned.
    • genuine emotion
    • her interest in people was unfeigned
    • true grief

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magnus

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trance

  • noun a psychological state induced by (or as if induced by) a magical incantation
    enchantment; spell.
  • noun a state of mind in which consciousness is fragile and voluntary action is poor or missing; a state resembling deep sleep

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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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instance

  • noun an occurrence of something
    case; example.
    • it was a case of bad judgment
    • another instance occurred yesterday
    • but there is always the famous example of the Smiths
  • noun an item of information that is typical of a class or group
    example; illustration; representative.
    • this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome
    • there is an example on page 10

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internal

  • adjective happening or arising or located within some limits or especially surface
    • internal organs
    • internal mechanism of a toy
    • internal party maneuvering
  • adjective satellite occurring within an institution or community
    intragroup.
    • intragroup squabbling within the corporation

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logistikos

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mental_attitude

  • noun a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways
    attitude.
    • he had the attitude that work was fun

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competence

  • noun the quality of being adequately or well qualified physically and intellectually
    competency.

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davidson

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spectral

  • adjective of or relating to a spectrum
    • spectral colors
    • spectral analysis
  • adjective satellite resembling or characteristic of a phantom
    spiritual; ghostlike; phantasmal; ghostly; apparitional.
    • a ghostly face at the window
    • a phantasmal presence in the room
    • spectral emanations
    • spiritual tappings at a seance

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centre

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; middle; eye; center.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun a low-lying region in central France

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syllable

  • noun a unit of spoken language larger than a phoneme
    • the word `pocket' has two syllables

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object

  • noun a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow
    physical object.
    • it was full of rackets, balls and other objects
  • noun the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
    aim; objective; target.
    • the sole object of her trip was to see her children

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noology

The science of intellectual phenomena.

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neoplatonic

Of, pertaining to, or resembling, Neoplatonism or the Neoplatonists.

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plan

  • noun a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished
    program; programme.
    • they drew up a six-step plan
    • they discussed plans for a new bond issue
  • noun an arrangement scheme
    design.
    • the awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult
    • it was an excellent design for living
    • a plan for seating guests

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reverence

  • noun a feeling of profound respect for someone or something
    fear; veneration; awe.
    • the fear of God
    • the Chinese reverence for the dead
    • the French treat food with gentle reverence
    • his respect for the law bordered on veneration
  • noun a reverent mental attitude

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position

  • noun the particular portion of space occupied by something
    place.
    • he put the lamp back in its place
  • noun a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons
    military position.

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psychoanalyse

  • verb subject to psychoanalytic treatment
    analyze; analyse; psychoanalyze.
    • I was analyzed in Vienna by a famous psychiatrist

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ipsi

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phantasm

  • noun a ghostly appearing figure
    phantom; fantasm; apparition; spectre; phantasma; specter.
    • we were unprepared for the apparition that confronted us
  • noun something existing in perception only
    phantom; fantasm; apparition; phantasma; shadow.
    • a ghostly apparition at midnight

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achievement

  • noun the action of accomplishing something
    accomplishment.

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neopythagorean

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potency

  • noun the power or right to give orders or make decisions
    authority; say-so; authorisation; dominance; authorization.
    • he has the authority to issue warrants
    • deputies are given authorization to make arrests
    • a place of potency in the state
  • noun capacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects
    strength; effectiveness.
    • the toxin's potency
    • the strength of the drinks

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epistēmonikos

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parisian

A native or inhabitant of Paris, the capital of France.

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noddle

  • noun an informal British expression for head or mind
    • use your noddle

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later

  • adjective satellite coming at a subsequent time or stage
    ulterior; posterior.
    • without ulterior argument
    • the mood posterior to
  • adjective at or toward an end or late period or stage of development
    late.
    • the late phase of feudalism
    • a later symptom of the disease
    • later medical science could have saved the child

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metal

  • noun any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
    metallic element.
  • noun a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten
    alloy.
    • brass is an alloy of zinc and copper

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traditional

  • adjective consisting of or derived from tradition
    • traditional history
    • traditional morality
  • adjective satellite pertaining to time-honored orthodox doctrines
    • the simple security of traditional assumptions has vanished

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creativeness

  • noun the ability to create
    creative thinking; creativity.

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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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bythos

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noesis

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

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fact

  • noun a piece of information about circumstances that exist or events that have occurred
    • first you must collect all the facts of the case
  • noun a statement or assertion of verified information about something that is the case or has happened
    • he supported his argument with an impressive array of facts

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science

  • noun a particular branch of scientific knowledge
    scientific discipline.
    • the science of genetics
  • noun ability to produce solutions in some problem domain
    skill.
    • the skill of a well-trained boxer
    • the sweet science of pugilism

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parmenides

  • noun a presocratic Greek philosopher born in Italy; held the metaphysical view that being is the basic substance and ultimate reality of which all things are composed; said that motion and change are sensory illusions (5th century BC)

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lexicon

  • noun a language user's knowledge of words
    mental lexicon; vocabulary.
  • noun a reference book containing an alphabetical list of words with information about them
    dictionary.

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valentinus

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higher_cognitive_process

  • noun cognitive processes that presuppose the availability of knowledge and put it to use

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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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sceptical

  • adjective satellite marked by or given to doubt
    skeptical; doubting; questioning.
    • a skeptical attitude
    • a skeptical listener
  • adjective satellite denying or questioning the tenets of especially a religion
    skeptical; disbelieving; unbelieving.
    • a skeptical approach to the nature of miracles

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brilliance

  • noun a light within the field of vision that is brighter than the brightness to which the eyes are adapted
    glare; blaze.
    • a glare of sunlight
  • noun the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand
    grandness; splendour; magnificence; grandeur; splendor.
    • for magnificence and personal service there is the Queen's hotel
    • his `Hamlet' lacks the brilliance that one expects
    • it is the university that gives the scene its stately splendor
    • an imaginative mix of old-fashioned grandeur and colorful art
    • advertisers capitalize on the grandness and elegance it brings to their products

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emanationism

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brilliancy

  • noun a quality that outshines the usual
    splendour; lustre; splendor; luster.

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earth

  • noun the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on
    globe; world.
    • the Earth moves around the sun
    • he sailed around the world
  • noun the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface
    ground.
    • they dug into the earth outside the church

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fear

  • noun an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
    fearfulness; fright.
  • noun an anxious feeling
    care; concern.
    • care had aged him
    • they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction

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fine

  • noun money extracted as a penalty
    amercement; mulct.
  • verb issue a ticket or a fine to as a penalty
    ticket.
    • I was fined for parking on the wrong side of the street
    • Move your car or else you will be ticketed!

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line

  • noun a formation of people or things one beside another
    • the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed
    • they were arrayed in line of battle
    • the cast stood in line for the curtain call
  • noun a mark that is long relative to its width
    • He drew a line on the chart

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neoplatonism

  • noun a system of philosophical and theological doctrines composed of elements of Platonism and Aristotelianism and oriental mysticism; its most distinctive doctrine holds that the first principle and source of reality transcends being and thought and is naturally unknowable
    • Neoplatonism was predominant in pagan Europe until the 6th century
    • Neoplatonism was a major influence on early Christian writers and on later medieval and Renaissance thought and on Islamic philosophy

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knowledge

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

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favor

  • noun an act of gracious kindness
    favour.
  • noun an advantage to the benefit of someone or something
    favour.
    • the outcome was in his favor

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guidance

  • noun something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action
    counseling; direction; counsel; counselling.
  • noun the act of guiding or showing the way
    steering.

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writer

  • noun writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
    author.
  • noun a person who is able to write and has written something

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paranoia

  • noun a psychological disorder characterized by delusions of persecution or grandeur

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pleroma

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common_sense

  • noun sound practical judgment
    gumption; mother wit; horse sense; good sense; sense.
    • Common sense is not so common
    • he hasn't got the sense God gave little green apples
    • fortunately she had the good sense to run away

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only

  • adjective satellite being the only one; single and isolated from others
    lonesome; solitary; sole; lone.
    • the lone doctor in the entire county
    • a lonesome pine
    • an only child
    • the sole heir
    • the sole example
    • a solitary instance of cowardice
    • a solitary speck in the sky
  • adjective satellite exclusive of anyone or anything else
    alone.
    • she alone believed him
    • cannot live by bread alone
    • I'll have this car and this car only

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tolerance

  • noun the power or capacity of an organism to tolerate unfavorable environmental conditions
  • noun a disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior
    permissiveness.

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phrase_structure

  • noun the grammatical arrangement of words in sentences
    sentence structure; syntax.

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spiritual_being

  • noun an incorporeal being believed to have powers to affect the course of human events
    supernatural being.

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transcendental

  • adjective satellite existing outside of or not in accordance with nature
    nonnatural; otherworldly; preternatural.
    • find transcendental motives for sublunary action"-Aldous Huxley
  • adjective of or characteristic of a system of philosophy emphasizing the intuitive and spiritual above the empirical and material

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factor

  • noun anything that contributes causally to a result
    • a number of factors determined the outcome
  • noun an abstract part of something
    ingredient; constituent; component; element.
    • jealousy was a component of his character
    • two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony
    • the grammatical elements of a sentence
    • a key factor in her success
    • humor: an effective ingredient of a speech

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hardball

  • noun a no-nonsense attitude in business or politics
    • they play hardball in the Senate
  • noun baseball as distinguished from softball

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awareness

  • noun having knowledge of
    cognisance; knowingness; consciousness; cognizance.
    • he had no awareness of his mistakes
    • his sudden consciousness of the problem he faced
    • their intelligence and general knowingness was impressive
  • noun state of elementary or undifferentiated consciousness
    sentience.
    • the crash intruded on his awareness

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thalassius

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he

  • noun a very light colorless element that is one of the six inert gasses; the most difficult gas to liquefy; occurs in economically extractable amounts in certain natural gases (as those found in Texas and Kansas)
    helium; atomic number 2.
  • noun the 5th letter of the Hebrew alphabet

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triangle

  • noun a three-sided polygon
    trilateral; trigon.
  • noun something approximating the shape of a triangle
    • the coastline of Chile and Argentina and Brazil forms two legs of a triangle

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noein

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viewpoint

  • noun a mental position from which things are viewed
    standpoint; stand; 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
  • noun a place from which something can be viewed
    vantage point.
    • from that vantage point he could survey the whole valley

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de

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    Diamond State; Delaware; First State.

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bear

  • noun massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws
  • noun an investor with a pessimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to fall and so sells now in order to buy later at a lower price

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reich

  • noun the German state
  • noun Austrian born psychoanalyst who lived in the United States; advocated sexual freedom and believed that cosmic energy could be concentrated in a human being (1897-1957)
    Wilhelm Reich.

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conjunction

  • noun the temporal property of two things happening at the same time
    concurrence; co-occurrence; coincidence.
    • the interval determining the coincidence gate is adjustable
  • noun the state of being joined together
    colligation; junction; conjugation.

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alexander

  • noun European herb somewhat resembling celery widely naturalized in Britain coastal regions and often cultivated as a potherb
    Smyrnium olusatrum; Alexanders; black lovage; horse parsley.
  • noun king of Macedon; conqueror of Greece and Egypt and Persia; founder of Alexandria (356-323 BC)
    Alexander the Great.

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themistius

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nisi

  • adjective satellite not final or absolute
    • the decree is nisi and not absolute

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organ

  • noun a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function
  • noun a government agency or instrument devoted to the performance of some specific function
    • The Census Bureau is an organ of the Commerce Department

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course

  • noun education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings
    course of study; course of instruction; class.
    • he took a course in basket weaving
    • flirting is not unknown in college classes
  • noun a connected series of events or actions or developments
    line.
    • the government took a firm course
    • historians can only point out those lines for which evidence is available

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stratum

  • noun one of several parallel layers of material arranged one on top of another (such as a layer of tissue or cells in an organism or a layer of sedimentary rock)
  • noun people having the same social, economic, or educational status
    social class; socio-economic class; class.
    • the working class
    • an emerging professional class

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ko'd

  • adjective satellite knocked unconscious by a heavy blow
    kayoed; out; knocked out; stunned.

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pascal

  • noun a unit of pressure equal to one newton per square meter
    Pa.
  • noun French mathematician and philosopher and Jansenist; invented an adding machine; contributed (with Fermat) to the theory of probability (1623-1662)
    Blaise Pascal.

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paternalism

  • noun the attitude (of a person or a government) that subordinates should be controlled in a fatherly way for their own good

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common

  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    green; park; commons.
    • they went for a walk in the park
  • adjective belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public
    • for the common good
    • common lands are set aside for use by all members of a community

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activity

  • noun any specific behavior
    • they avoided all recreational activity
  • noun the state of being active
    action; activeness.
    • his sphere of activity
    • he is out of action

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knowledge_domain

  • noun the content of a particular field of knowledge
    knowledge base; domain.

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automatic

  • noun light machine gun
    automatic rifle; machine rifle.
  • noun a pistol that will keep firing until the ammunition is gone or the trigger is released
    automatic pistol.

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zero_tolerance

  • noun extreme intolerance of antisocial behavior (usually by an uncompromising application of the law)
    • he urged zero tolerance for priests who abuse children sexually

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insensible

  • adjective incapable of physical sensation
    • insensible to pain
    • insensible earth
  • adjective satellite unaware of or indifferent to
    unaffected.
    • insensible to the suffering around him

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view

  • noun a way of regarding situations or topics etc.
    position; perspective.
    • consider what follows from the positivist view
  • noun the visual percept of a region
    prospect; vista; panorama; scene; aspect.
    • the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views

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kernel

  • noun the inner and usually edible part of a seed or grain or nut or fruit stone
    meat.
    • black walnut kernels are difficult to get out of the shell
  • noun a single whole grain of a cereal
    • a kernel of corn

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set

  • noun a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
    • a set of books
    • a set of golf clubs
    • a set of teeth
  • noun (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols
    • the set of prime numbers is infinite

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conversancy

  • noun personal knowledge or information about someone or something
    conversance; acquaintance; familiarity.

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human

  • noun any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
    human being; homo; man.
  • adjective characteristic of humanity
    • human nature

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acquired

  • adjective satellite gotten through environmental forces
    • acquired characteristics (such as a suntan or a broken nose) cannot be passed on
  • verb come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
    acquire; get.
    • She got a lot of paintings from her uncle
    • They acquired a new pet
    • Get your results the next day
    • Get permission to take a few days off from work

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intelligence

  • noun the ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience
  • noun a unit responsible for gathering and interpreting information about an enemy
    intelligence service; intelligence agency.

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module

  • noun one of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind
    mental faculty; faculty.
  • noun detachable compartment of a spacecraft

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anaxagoras

  • noun a presocratic Athenian philosopher who maintained that everything is composed of very small particles that were arranged by some eternal intelligence (500-428 BC)

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culture

  • noun a particular society at a particular time and place
    civilization; civilisation.
    • early Mayan civilization
  • noun the tastes in art and manners that are favored by a social group

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defense

  • noun (military) military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies
    defence; defensive measure.
    • they died in the defense of Stalingrad
    • they were developed for the defense program
  • noun protection from harm
    defence.
    • sanitation is the best defense against disease

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result

  • noun a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
    effect; consequence; upshot; outcome; issue; event.
    • the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise
    • his decision had depressing consequences for business
    • he acted very wise after the event
  • noun a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
    answer; solvent; resolution; solution.
    • they were trying to find a peaceful solution
    • the answers were in the back of the book
    • he computed the result to four decimal places

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interpreter

  • noun someone who mediates between speakers of different languages
    translator.
  • noun someone who uses art to represent something
    • his paintings reveal a sensitive interpreter of nature
    • she was famous as an interpreter of Shakespearean roles

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conversance

  • noun personal knowledge or information about someone or something
    conversancy; acquaintance; familiarity.

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nub

  • noun a small lump or protuberance
    nubble.
  • noun a small piece
    stub.
    • a nub of coal
    • a stub of a pencil

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philosophy

  • noun a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
    philosophical system; school of thought; ism; doctrine.
  • noun the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics

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subject

  • noun the subject matter of a conversation or discussion
    topic; theme.
    • he didn't want to discuss that subject
    • it was a very sensitive topic
    • his letters were always on the theme of love
  • noun something (a person or object or scene) selected by an artist or photographer for graphic representation
    content; depicted object.
    • a moving picture of a train is more dramatic than a still picture of the same subject

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project

  • noun any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
    undertaking; task; labor.
    • he prepared for great undertakings
  • noun a planned undertaking
    projection.

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practice

  • noun a customary way of operation or behavior
    pattern.
    • it is their practice to give annual raises
    • they changed their dietary pattern
  • noun systematic training by multiple repetitions
    recitation; practice session; drill; exercise.
    • practice makes perfect

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capacity

  • noun capability to perform or produce
    • among his gifts is his capacity for true altruism
    • limited runway capacity
    • a great capacity for growth
  • noun the susceptibility of something to a particular treatment
    capability.
    • the capability of a metal to be fused

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magus

  • noun a magician or sorcerer of ancient times
  • noun a member of the Zoroastrian priesthood of the ancient Persians

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pattern

  • noun a perceptual structure
    shape; form.
    • the composition presents problems for students of musical form
    • a visual pattern must include not only objects but the spaces between them
  • noun a customary way of operation or behavior
    practice.
    • it is their practice to give annual raises
    • they changed their dietary pattern

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familiarity

  • noun personal knowledge or information about someone or something
    conversance; conversancy; acquaintance.
  • noun usualness by virtue of being familiar or well known

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stunned

  • adjective satellite filled with the emotional impact of overwhelming surprise or shock
    astonished; astounded; amazed; astonied.
    • an amazed audience gave the magician a standing ovation
    • I stood enthralled, astonished by the vastness and majesty of the cathedral
    • astounded viewers wept at the pictures from the Oklahoma City bombing
    • stood in stunned silence
    • stunned scientists found not one but at least three viruses
  • verb make senseless or dizzy by or as if by a blow
    stun; stupefy.
    • stun fish

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genius

  • noun someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality
    Einstein; brainiac; mastermind; brain.
    • Mozart was a child genius
    • he's smart but he's no Einstein
  • noun unusual mental ability
    brilliance.

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supernatural

  • noun supernatural forces and events and beings collectively
    occult.
    • She doesn't believe in the supernatural
  • adjective not existing in nature or subject to explanation according to natural laws; not physical or material
    • supernatural forces and occurrences and beings

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finger

  • noun any of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb)
    • her fingers were long and thin
  • noun the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure
    finger's breadth; fingerbreadth; digit.

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incomprehension

  • noun an inability to understand
    • his incomprehension of the consequences

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determinative

  • noun one of a limited class of noun modifiers that determine the referents of noun phrases
    determiner.
  • noun a determining or causal element or factor
    causal factor; determinant; determiner; determining factor.
    • education is an important determinant of one's outlook on life

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ability

  • noun the quality of being able to perform; a quality that permits or facilitates achievement or accomplishment
  • noun possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done
    power.
    • danger heightened his powers of discrimination

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unconscious

  • noun that part of the mind wherein psychic activity takes place of which the person is unaware
    unconscious mind.
  • adjective not conscious; lacking awareness and the capacity for sensory perception as if asleep or dead
    • lay unconscious on the floor

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nature

  • noun the essential qualities or characteristics by which something is recognized
    • it is the nature of fire to burn
    • the true nature of jealousy
  • noun a causal agent creating and controlling things in the universe
    • the laws of nature
    • nature has seen to it that men are stronger than women

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apparition

  • noun a ghostly appearing figure
    phantom; fantasm; spectre; phantasma; phantasm; specter.
    • we were unprepared for the apparition that confronted us
  • noun the appearance of a ghostlike figure
    • I was recalled to the present by the apparition of a frightening specter

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phronēsis

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weak

  • adjective wanting in physical strength
    • a weak pillar
  • adjective satellite overly diluted; thin and insipid
    watery; washy.
    • washy coffee
    • watery milk
    • weak tea

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key

  • noun metal device shaped in such a way that when it is inserted into the appropriate lock the lock's mechanism can be rotated
  • noun something crucial for explaining
    • the key to development is economic integration

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coma

  • noun a state of deep and often prolonged unconsciousness; usually the result of disease or injury
    comatoseness.
  • noun (botany) a usually terminal tuft of bracts (as in the pineapple) or tuft of hairs (especially on certain seeds)

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irreverence

  • noun an irreverent mental attitude
  • noun a disrespectful act
    violation.

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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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reaction

  • noun (chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others
    chemical reaction.
    • there was a chemical reaction of the lime with the ground water
  • noun an idea evoked by some experience
    • his reaction to the news was to start planning what to do

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store

  • noun a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services
    shop.
    • he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod
  • noun a supply of something available for future use
    fund; stock.
    • he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars

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influential

  • adjective having or exercising influence or power
    • an influential newspaper
    • influential leadership for peace

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reasonableness

  • noun the state of having good sense and sound judgment
    reason; rationality.
    • his rationality may have been impaired
    • he had to rely less on reason than on rousing their emotions
  • noun goodness of reason and judgment
    • the judiciary is built on the reasonableness of judges

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superior_skill

  • noun more than ordinary ability

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pith

  • noun soft spongelike central cylinder of the stems of most flowering plants
  • noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
    kernel; substance; center; centre; nitty-gritty; essence; sum; meat; heart; nub; heart and soul; core; inwardness; marrow; gist.
    • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
    • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
    • the nub of the story

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roman

  • noun a typeface used in ancient Roman inscriptions
    roman type; roman print; roman letters.
  • noun a resident of modern Rome

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sophia

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cognizance

  • noun having knowledge of
    cognisance; knowingness; consciousness; awareness.
    • he had no awareness of his mistakes
    • his sudden consciousness of the problem he faced
    • their intelligence and general knowingness was impressive
  • noun range of what one can know or understand
    ken.
    • beyond my ken

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distinction

  • noun a discrimination between things as different and distinct
    differentiation.
    • it is necessary to make a distinction between love and infatuation
  • noun high status importance owing to marked superiority
    note; eminence; preeminence.
    • a scholar of great eminence

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estimation

  • noun a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)
    estimate; appraisal.
  • noun the respect with which a person is held
    estimate.
    • they had a high estimation of his ability

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grounds

  • noun your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief
    evidence.
    • the evidence that smoking causes lung cancer is very compelling
  • noun the enclosed land around a house or other building
    curtilage; yard.
    • it was a small house with almost no yard

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pre

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point

  • noun a geometric element that has position but no extension
    • a point is defined by its coordinates
  • noun the precise location of something; a spatially limited location
    • she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street

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demiurge

  • noun a subordinate deity, in some philosophies the creator of the universe

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narcosis

  • noun unconsciousness induced by narcotics or anesthesia

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empiricism

  • noun (philosophy) the doctrine that knowledge derives from experience
    sensationalism; empiricist philosophy.
  • noun the application of empirical methods in any art or science

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learning

  • noun the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge
    acquisition.
    • the child's acquisition of language
  • noun profound scholarly knowledge
    eruditeness; encyclopaedism; learnedness; erudition; encyclopedism; scholarship.

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respect

  • noun (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point
    regard.
    • it differs in that respect
  • noun the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded)
    regard; esteem.
    • it is held in esteem
    • a man who has earned high regard

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wilhelm_reich

  • noun Austrian born psychoanalyst who lived in the United States; advocated sexual freedom and believed that cosmic energy could be concentrated in a human being (1897-1957)
    Reich.

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defense_reaction

  • noun (psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires
    defence; defence mechanism; defense; defense mechanism; defence reaction.

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unconsciousness

  • noun a state lacking normal awareness of the self or environment

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acceptance

  • noun the mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true
    credence.
    • he gave credence to the gossip
    • acceptance of Newtonian mechanics was unquestioned for 200 years
  • noun the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception
    espousal; acceptation; adoption.
    • its adoption by society
    • the proposal found wide acceptance

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creativity

  • noun the ability to create
    creativeness; creative thinking.

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xenophon

  • noun Greek general and historian; student of Socrates (430-355 BC)

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basic

  • noun (usually plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant
    staple.
  • noun a popular programming language that is relatively easy to learn; an acronym for beginner's all-purpose symbolic instruction code; no longer in general use

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partisanship

  • noun an inclination to favor one group or view or opinion over alternatives
    partiality.

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somniloquy

  • noun uttering speech while asleep
    somniloquism; sleep talking.

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website

  • noun a computer connected to the internet that maintains a series of web pages on the World Wide Web
    web site; internet site; site.
    • the Israeli web site was damaged by hostile hackers

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neopythagoreanism

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determinant

  • noun a determining or causal element or factor
    causal factor; determinative; determiner; determining factor.
    • education is an important determinant of one's outlook on life
  • noun the site on the surface of an antigen molecule to which an antibody attaches itself
    epitope; antigenic determinant.

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gist

  • noun the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work
    essence; effect; burden; core.
  • noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
    kernel; substance; center; centre; nitty-gritty; essence; sum; meat; heart; pith; nub; heart and soul; core; inwardness; marrow.
    • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
    • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
    • the nub of the story

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favoritism

  • noun an inclination to favor some person or group
    favouritism.
  • noun unfair treatment of a person or group on the basis of prejudice
    discrimination; favouritism.

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eastern

  • adjective satellite lying toward or situated in the east
    • the eastern end of the island
  • adjective of or characteristic of eastern regions of the United States
    • the Eastern establishment

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fire

  • noun the event of something burning (often destructive)
    • they lost everything in the fire
  • noun the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy
    firing.
    • hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes
    • they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire

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unknowingness

  • noun ignorance (especially of orthodox beliefs)
    ignorantness; nescience; unknowing.
  • noun unconsciousness resulting from lack of knowledge or attention
    unawareness.

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traditional_knowledge

  • noun knowledge gained through tradition or anecdote
    lore.
    • early peoples passed on plant and animal lore through legend

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substance

  • noun the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists
    • DNA is the substance of our genes
  • noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
    kernel; center; centre; nitty-gritty; essence; sum; meat; heart; pith; nub; heart and soul; core; inwardness; marrow; gist.
    • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
    • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
    • the nub of the story

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representative

  • noun a person who represents others
  • noun an advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose
    spokesperson; interpreter; voice.
    • the meeting was attended by spokespersons for all the major organs of government

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hulikos

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quick

  • noun any area of the body that is highly sensitive to pain (as the flesh underneath the skin or a fingernail or toenail)
  • adjective satellite accomplished rapidly and without delay
    speedy.
    • was quick to make friends
    • his quick reaction prevented an accident
    • hoped for a speedy resolution of the problem
    • a speedy recovery
    • he has a right to a speedy trial

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evidence

  • noun your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief
    grounds.
    • the evidence that smoking causes lung cancer is very compelling
  • noun an indication that makes something evident
    • his trembling was evidence of his fear

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spirit

  • noun the vital principle or animating force within living things
  • noun the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
    flavour; look; feel; tone; flavor; feeling; smell.
    • the feel of the city excited him
    • a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting
    • it had the smell of treason

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pilot

  • noun someone who is licensed to operate an aircraft in flight
    airplane pilot.
  • noun a person qualified to guide ships through difficult waters going into or out of a harbor

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sound

  • noun the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause
    • the sound of rain on the roof
    • the beautiful sound of music
  • noun the subjective sensation of hearing something
    auditory sensation.
    • he strained to hear the faint sounds

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cyberculture

  • noun the culture that emerges from the use of computers for communication and entertainment and business

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trinitarian

Of or pertaining to the Trinity, the doctrine of the Trinity, or believers in that doctrine.

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slumber

  • noun a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended
    sleep.
    • he didn't get enough sleep last night
    • calm as a child in dreamless slumber
  • noun a dormant or quiescent state

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illiteracy

  • noun ignorance resulting from not reading
  • noun an inability to read
    analphabetism.

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tip

  • noun the extreme end of something; especially something pointed
  • noun a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)
    baksheesh; pourboire; bakshis; bakshish; gratuity; backsheesh.

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reminiscence

  • noun a mental impression retained and recalled from the past
  • noun the process of remembering (especially the process of recovering information by mental effort)
    recall; recollection.
    • he has total recall of the episode

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value

  • noun a numerical quantity measured or assigned or computed
    • the value assigned was 16 milliseconds
  • noun the quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable
    • the Shakespearean Shylock is of dubious value in the modern world

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aim

  • noun an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
    intention; design; intent; purpose.
    • his intent was to provide a new translation
    • good intentions are not enough
    • it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs
    • he made no secret of his designs
  • noun the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
    objective; object; target.
    • the sole object of her trip was to see her children

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leaning

  • noun an inclination to do something
    propensity; tendency.
    • he felt leanings toward frivolity
  • noun a natural inclination
    propensity; proclivity.
    • he has a proclivity for exaggeration

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perseveration

  • noun the tendency for a memory or idea to persist or recur without any apparent stimulus for it
  • noun the act of persisting or persevering; continuing or repeating behavior
    perseverance; persistence.
    • his perseveration continued to the point where it was no longer appropriate

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eeriness

  • noun strangeness by virtue of being mysterious and inspiring fear
    ghostliness.

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layer

  • noun single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance
    bed.
    • slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach
  • noun a relatively thin sheetlike expanse or region lying over or under another

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credence

  • noun the mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true
    acceptance.
    • he gave credence to the gossip
    • acceptance of Newtonian mechanics was unquestioned for 200 years
  • noun a kind of sideboard or buffet
    credenza.

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aristotelian

Of or pertaining to Aristotle, the famous Greek philosopher (384-322 b. c.). -- n. A follower of Aristotle; a Peripatetic. See Peripatetic.

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cogitative

  • adjective of or relating to having capacities for cogitation
    • the cogitative faculty
  • adjective satellite given to cogitation
    • he looked at me with cogitative eyes

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canon

  • noun a rule or especially body of rules or principles generally established as valid and fundamental in a field or art or philosophy
    • the neoclassical canon
    • canons of polite society
  • noun a priest who is a member of a cathedral chapter

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celestial_sphere

  • noun the apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected
    firmament; vault of heaven; welkin; empyrean; sphere; heavens.

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surface

  • noun the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary
    • there is a special cleaner for these surfaces
    • the cloth had a pattern of red dots on a white surface
  • noun the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object
    • they skimmed over the surface of the water
    • a brush small enough to clean every dental surface
    • the sun has no distinct surface

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middle

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; eye; center; centre.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun an intermediate part or section
    • A whole is that which has beginning, middle, and end"- Aristotle

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itself

The neuter reciprocal pronoun of It; as, the thing is good in itself; it stands by itself.
Borrowing of foreigners, in itself, makes not the kingdom rich or poor. Locke.

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splendour

  • noun a quality that outshines the usual
    lustre; brilliancy; splendor; luster.
  • noun the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand
    grandness; brilliance; magnificence; grandeur; splendor.
    • for magnificence and personal service there is the Queen's hotel
    • his `Hamlet' lacks the brilliance that one expects
    • it is the university that gives the scene its stately splendor
    • an imaginative mix of old-fashioned grandeur and colorful art
    • advertisers capitalize on the grandness and elegance it brings to their products

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in

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    inch.
  • noun a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
    indium; atomic number 49.

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ready

  • noun poised for action
    • their guns were at the ready
  • verb prepare for eating by applying heat
    cook; fix; make; prepare.
    • Cook me dinner, please
    • can you make me an omelette?
    • fix breakfast for the guests, please

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rawiyya

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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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pyrotechnics

  • noun (music) brilliance of display (as in the performance of music)
  • noun the craft of making fireworks
    pyrotechny.

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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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sensitive

  • noun someone who serves as an intermediary between the living and the dead
    spiritualist; medium.
    • he consulted several mediums
  • adjective responsive to physical stimuli
    • a mimosa's leaves are sensitive to touch
    • a sensitive voltmeter
    • sensitive skin
    • sensitive to light

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metaphysics

  • noun the philosophical study of being and knowing

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propensity

  • noun an inclination to do something
    tendency; leaning.
    • he felt leanings toward frivolity
  • noun a natural inclination
    proclivity; leaning.
    • he has a proclivity for exaggeration

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discourse

  • noun extended verbal expression in speech or writing
  • noun an address of a religious nature (usually delivered during a church service)
    preaching; sermon.

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defence_reaction

  • noun (psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires
    defence; defence mechanism; defense reaction; defense; defense mechanism.

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fatalism

  • noun a submissive mental attitude resulting from acceptance of the doctrine that everything that happens is predetermined and inevitable
  • noun a philosophical doctrine holding that all events are predetermined in advance for all time and human beings are powerless to change them

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higher

  • adjective satellite advanced in complexity or elaboration
    • higher finance
    • higher mathematics
  • adjective satellite of education beyond the secondary level
    • higher education
    • higher learning

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development

  • noun act of improving by expanding or enlarging or refining
    • he congratulated them on their development of a plan to meet the emergency
    • they funded research and development
  • noun a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage)
    evolution.
    • the development of his ideas took many years
    • the evolution of Greek civilization
    • the slow development of her skill as a writer

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bear_in_mind

  • verb keep in mind
    mind.

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material

  • noun the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
    stuff.
    • coal is a hard black material
    • wheat is the stuff they use to make bread
  • noun information (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form
    • the archives provided rich material for a definitive biography

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vis-a-vis

  • noun a person or thing having the same function or characteristics as another
    counterpart; opposite number.
  • noun small sofa that seats two people
    love seat; loveseat; tete-a-tete.

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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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hand

  • noun the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb
    mitt; paw; manus.
    • he had the hands of a surgeon
    • he extended his mitt
  • noun a hired laborer on a farm or ranch
    hired hand; hired man.
    • the hired hand fixed the railing
    • a ranch hand

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cognitive_operation

  • noun (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents
    process; operation; cognitive process; mental process.
    • the process of thinking
    • the cognitive operation of remembering

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sensibilis

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political_orientation

  • noun an orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation
    ideology; political theory.

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smart_as_a_whip

  • adjective satellite having or marked by unusual and impressive intelligence
    brilliant; brainy.
    • some men dislike brainy women
    • a brilliant mind
    • a brilliant solution to the problem

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infinite

  • noun the unlimited expanse in which everything is located
    space.
    • they tested his ability to locate objects in space
    • the boundless regions of the infinite
  • adjective having no limits or boundaries in time or space or extent or magnitude
    • the infinite ingenuity of man
    • infinite wealth

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tradition

  • noun an inherited pattern of thought or action
  • noun a specific practice of long standing
    custom.

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mosaic

  • noun art consisting of a design made of small pieces of colored stone or glass
  • noun viral disease in solanaceous plants (tomatoes, potatoes, tobacco) resulting in mottling and often shriveling of the leaves

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recent

  • adjective satellite new
    • recent graduates
    • a recent addition to the house
    • recent buds on the apple trees
  • noun approximately the last 10,000 years
    Holocene epoch; Recent epoch; Holocene.

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indefinable

  • adjective satellite not capable of being precisely or readily described; not easily put into words
    undefinable.
    • an indefinable feeling of terror
    • an abstract concept that seems indefinable
  • adjective satellite defying expression or description
    indescribable; ineffable; untellable; unutterable; unspeakable.
    • indefinable yearnings
    • indescribable beauty
    • ineffable ecstasy
    • inexpressible anguish
    • unspeakable happiness
    • unutterable contempt
    • a thing of untellable splendor

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ghostliness

  • noun strangeness by virtue of being mysterious and inspiring fear
    eeriness.

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off

  • verb kill intentionally and with premeditation
    murder; slay; dispatch; remove; hit; bump off; polish off.
    • The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered
  • adjective not in operation or operational
    • the oven is off
    • the lights are off

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center

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; middle; eye; centre.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher
    centerfield; center field.
    • he hit the ball to deep center

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avicenna

  • noun Arabian physician and influential Islamic philosopher; his interpretation of Aristotle influenced St. Thomas Aquinas; writings on medicine were important for almost 500 years (980-1037)
    Abu Ali al-Husain ibn Abdallah ibn Sina; ibn-Sina.

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cognitive_process

  • noun (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents
    process; operation; mental process; cognitive operation.
    • the process of thinking
    • the cognitive operation of remembering

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analysis

  • noun an investigation of the component parts of a whole and their relations in making up the whole
  • noun the abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations
    analytic thinking.

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theology

  • noun the rational and systematic study of religion and its influences and of the nature of religious truth
    divinity.
  • noun a particular system or school of religious beliefs and teachings
    theological system.
    • Jewish theology
    • Roman Catholic theology

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thought

  • noun the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about
    idea.
    • it was not a good idea
    • the thought never entered my mind
  • noun the process of using your mind to consider something carefully
    cerebration; thinking; mentation; intellection; thought process.
    • thinking always made him frown
    • she paused for thought

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person

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a human body (usually including the clothing)
    • a weapon was hidden on his person

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mother

  • noun a woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother)
    female parent.
    • the mother of three children
  • noun a stringy slimy substance consisting of yeast cells and bacteria; forms during fermentation and is added to cider or wine to produce vinegar

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inability

  • noun lack of ability (especially mental ability) to do something
  • noun lacking the power to perform
    unfitness.

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organization

  • noun a group of people who work together
    organisation.
  • noun an organized structure for arranging or classifying
    organisation; system; arrangement.
    • he changed the arrangement of the topics
    • the facts were familiar but it was in the organization of them that he was original
    • he tried to understand their system of classification

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perceptiveness

  • noun a feeling of understanding
    insight; perceptivity.
  • noun delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values)
    taste; appreciation; discernment.
    • arrogance and lack of taste contributed to his rapid success
    • to ask at that particular time was the ultimate in bad taste

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inwardness

  • noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
    kernel; substance; center; centre; nitty-gritty; essence; sum; meat; heart; pith; nub; heart and soul; core; marrow; gist.
    • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
    • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
    • the nub of the story
  • noun preoccupation especially with one's attitudes and ethical or ideological values
    • the sensitiveness of James's characters, their seeming inwardness
    • inwardness is what an Englishman quite simply has, painlessly, as a birthright

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narrow-mindedness

  • noun an inclination to criticize opposing opinions or shocking behavior
    narrowness.

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noēsis

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sentence

  • noun a string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language
    • he always spoke in grammatical sentences
  • noun (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed
    condemnation; judgment of conviction; conviction.
    • the conviction came as no surprise

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being

  • noun the state or fact of existing
    beingness; existence.
    • a point of view gradually coming into being
    • laws in existence for centuries
  • noun a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
    organism.

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formula

  • noun a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement
    expression.
  • noun directions for making something
    recipe.

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shape

  • noun any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)
    configuration; contour; form; conformation.
    • he could barely make out their shapes
  • noun the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance
    form.
    • geometry is the mathematical science of shape

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recollection

  • noun the ability to recall past occurrences
    remembrance; anamnesis.
  • noun the process of remembering (especially the process of recovering information by mental effort)
    recall; reminiscence.
    • he has total recall of the episode

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ennoia

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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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aspect

  • noun a distinct feature or element in a problem
    facet.
    • he studied every facet of the question
  • noun a characteristic to be considered

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poltergeist

  • noun a ghost that announces its presence with rapping and the creation of disorder

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skill

  • noun an ability that has been acquired by training
    acquirement; attainment; accomplishment; acquisition.
  • noun ability to produce solutions in some problem domain
    science.
    • the skill of a well-trained boxer
    • the sweet science of pugilism

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reality

  • noun all of your experiences that determine how things appear to you
    world.
    • his world was shattered
    • we live in different worlds
    • for them demons were as much a part of reality as trees were
  • noun the state of being actual or real
    realness; realism.
    • the reality of his situation slowly dawned on him

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unconscious_process

  • noun a mental process that you are not directly aware of
    process.
    • the process of denial

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mental_block

  • noun an inability to remember or think of something you normally can do; often caused by emotional tension
    block.
    • I knew his name perfectly well but I had a temporary block

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point_of_view

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

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opposite

  • noun a word that expresses a meaning opposed to the meaning of another word, in which case the two words are antonyms of each other
    opposite word; antonym.
    • to him the antonym of `gay' was `depressed'
  • noun a relation of direct opposition
    contrary; reverse.
    • we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true

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thinking

  • noun the process of using your mind to consider something carefully
    cerebration; mentation; thought; intellection; thought process.
    • thinking always made him frown
    • she paused for thought
  • verb judge or regard; look upon; judge
    conceive; believe; think; consider.
    • I think he is very smart
    • I believe her to be very smart
    • I think that he is her boyfriend
    • The racist conceives such people to be inferior

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senseless

  • adjective satellite not marked by the use of reason
    mindless; reasonless.
    • mindless violence
    • reasonless hostility
    • a senseless act
  • adjective satellite unresponsive to stimulation
    insensible.
    • he lay insensible where he had fallen
    • drugged and senseless

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anamnesis

  • noun the case history of a medical patient as recalled by the patient
    medical record; medical history.
  • noun the ability to recall past occurrences
    remembrance; recollection.

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passive

  • noun the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is the recipient (not the source) of the action denoted by the verb
    passive voice.
    • `The ball was thrown by the boy' uses the passive voice
    • `The ball was thrown' is an abbreviated passive
  • adjective lacking in energy or will
    inactive.
    • Much benevolence of the passive order may be traced to a disinclination to inflict pain upon oneself"- George Meredith

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source

  • noun the place where something begins, where it springs into being
    origin; root; beginning; rootage.
    • the Italian beginning of the Renaissance
    • Jupiter was the origin of the radiation
    • Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River
    • communism's Russian root
  • noun a document (or organization) from which information is obtained
    • the reporter had two sources for the story

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psuchē

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potential

  • noun the inherent capacity for coming into being
    potentiality; potency.
  • noun the difference in electrical charge between two points in a circuit expressed in volts
    electric potential; potential difference; voltage; potential drop.

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innocent

  • noun a person who lacks knowledge of evil
    inexperienced person.
  • adjective free from evil or guilt
    clean-handed; guiltless.
    • an innocent child
    • the principle that one is innocent until proved guilty

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ghostly

  • adjective satellite resembling or characteristic of a phantom
    spectral; spiritual; ghostlike; phantasmal; apparitional.
    • a ghostly face at the window
    • a phantasmal presence in the room
    • spectral emanations
    • spiritual tappings at a seance

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usage

  • noun the act of using
    use; utilization; utilisation; employment; exercise.
    • he warned against the use of narcotic drugs
    • skilled in the utilization of computers
  • noun accepted or habitual practice
    usance; custom.

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input

  • noun signal going into an electronic system
    input signal.
  • noun a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information
    comment; remark.
    • from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account

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humanity

  • noun the quality of being humane
  • noun the quality of being human
    manhood; humanness.
    • he feared the speedy decline of all manhood

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smart

  • noun a kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore
    smartness; smarting.
  • verb be the source of pain
    ache; hurt.

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take

  • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    return; yield; takings; issue; proceeds; payoff.
    • the average return was about 5%
  • noun the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption

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public_knowledge

  • noun knowledge that is available to anyone
    general knowledge.

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know

  • noun the fact of being aware of information that is known to few people
    • he is always in the know
  • verb be cognizant or aware of a fact or a specific piece of information; possess knowledge or information about
    cognize; cognise.
    • I know that the President lied to the people
    • I want to know who is winning the game!
    • I know it's time

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background

  • noun a person's social heritage: previous experience or training
    • he is a lawyer with a sports background
  • noun the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground
    ground.
    • he posed her against a background of rolling hills

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world

  • noun everything that exists anywhere
    universe; creation; macrocosm; existence; cosmos.
    • they study the evolution of the universe
    • the biggest tree in existence
  • noun people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest
    domain.
    • the Western world

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shadow

  • noun shade within clear boundaries
  • noun an unilluminated area
    dark; darkness.
    • he moved off into the darkness

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