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prejudice (Also prejudicing, prejudices, prejudiced) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to prejudice

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limited

  • noun public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes only a few scheduled stops
    express.
    • he caught the express to New York
  • verb place limits on (extent or access)
    throttle; bound; restrict; trammel; restrain; limit; confine.
    • restrict the use of this parking lot
    • limit the time you can spend with your friends

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concept

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

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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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consider

  • verb deem to be
    reckon; see; regard; view.
    • She views this quite differently from me
    • I consider her to be shallow
    • I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do
  • verb give careful consideration to
    study.
    • consider the possibility of moving

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inexpedience

  • noun the quality of being unsuited to the end in view
    inexpediency.

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scratch

  • noun an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off
    abrasion; excoriation; scrape.
  • noun a depression scratched or carved into a surface
    slit; prick; incision; dent.

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focus

  • noun the concentration of attention or energy on something
    direction; centering; focussing; focal point; focusing.
    • the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology
    • he had no direction in his life
  • noun maximum clarity or distinctness of an image rendered by an optical system
    • in focus
    • out of focus

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tendentious

  • adjective satellite having or marked by a strong tendency especially a controversial one
    tendencious.
    • a tendentious account of recent elections
    • distinguishing between verifiable fact and tendentious assertion

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ingroup

  • noun an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose
    coterie; inner circle; camp; clique; pack.

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controversial

  • adjective marked by or capable of arousing controversy
    • the issue of the death penalty is highly controversial
    • Rushdie's controversial book
    • a controversial decision on affirmative action

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fairness

  • noun conformity with rules or standards
    equity.
    • the judge recognized the fairness of my claim
  • noun ability to make judgments free from discrimination or dishonesty
    fair-mindedness; candor; candour.

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judgement

  • noun the legal document stating the reasons for a judicial decision
    opinion; judgment; legal opinion.
    • opinions are usually written by a single judge
  • noun an opinion formed by judging something
    mind; judgment.
    • he was reluctant to make his judgment known
    • she changed her mind

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follow

  • verb to travel behind, go after, come after
    • The ducklings followed their mother around the pond
    • Please follow the guide through the museum
  • verb be later in time
    postdate.
    • Tuesday always follows Monday

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fresh_start

  • noun an opportunity to start over without prejudice
    tabula rasa; clean slate.

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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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empathize

  • verb be understanding of
    understand; empathise; sympathize; sympathise.
    • You don't need to explain--I understand!

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divergent_thinking

  • noun thinking that moves away in diverging directions so as to involve a variety of aspects and which sometimes lead to novel ideas and solutions; associated with creativity
    out-of-the-box thinking.

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sanford

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parapsychology

  • noun phenomena that appear to contradict physical laws and suggest the possibility of causation by mental processes
    psychic phenomena; psychic phenomenon.

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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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prejudicial

  • adjective satellite (sometimes followed by `to') causing harm or injury
    detrimental; damaging; prejudicious.
    • damaging to career and reputation
    • the reporter's coverage resulted in prejudicial publicity for the defendant
  • adjective tending to favor preconceived ideas
    prejudicious.
    • the presence of discriminatory or prejudicial attitudes in the white population

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physiological

  • adjective of or relating to the biological study of physiology
    • physiological psychology
    • Pavlov's physiological theories
  • adjective satellite of or consistent with an organism's normal functioning
    physiologic.
    • physiologic functions
    • physiological processes

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excoriate

  • verb express strong disapproval of
    decry; reprobate; objurgate; condemn.
    • We condemn the racism in South Africa
    • These ideas were reprobated
  • verb tear or wear off the skin or make sore by abrading
    chafe.
    • This leash chafes the dog's neck

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disability

  • noun the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness
    handicap; impairment; disablement.
    • reading disability
    • hearing impairment

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anti-semitic

  • adjective relating to or characterized by anti-Semitism; hating Jews
    antisemitic.

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burt

  • noun English psychologist whose studies of twins were later said to have used fabricated data (1883-1971)
    Cyril Burt; Cyril Lodowic Burt.

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charge

  • noun an impetuous rush toward someone or something
    • the wrestler's charge carried him past his adversary
    • the battle began with a cavalry charge
  • noun (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense
    complaint.
    • he was arrested on a charge of larceny

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burlington

  • noun the largest city in Vermont; located in northwestern Vermont on Lake Champlain; site of the University of Vermont

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sexualism

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recusation

  • noun (law) the disqualification of a judge or jury by reason of prejudice or conflict of interest; a judge can be recused by objections of either party or judges can disqualify themselves
    recusal.
  • noun (law) an objection grounded on the judge's relationship to one of the parties

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social_status

  • noun position in a social hierarchy
    rank; social rank; social station.
    • the British are more aware of social status than Americans are

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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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sway

  • noun controlling influence
  • noun pitching dangerously to one side
    tilt; careen; rock.

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norm

  • noun a standard or model or pattern regarded as typical
    • the current middle-class norm of two children per family
  • noun a statistic describing the location of a distribution
    average.
    • it set the norm for American homes

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divergent

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

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antiprejudice

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division

  • noun an army unit large enough to sustain combat
    • two infantry divisions were held in reserve
  • noun one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole
    section; part.
    • the written part of the exam
    • the finance section of the company
    • the BBC's engineering division

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woman

  • noun an adult female person (as opposed to a man)
    adult female.
    • the woman kept house while the man hunted
  • noun a female person who plays a significant role (wife or mistress or girlfriend) in the life of a particular man
    • he was faithful to his woman

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attribution

  • noun assigning some quality or character to a person or thing
    ascription.
    • the attribution of language to birds
    • the ascription to me of honors I had not earned
  • noun assigning to a cause or source
    ascription.
    • the attribution of lighting to an expression of God's wrath
    • he questioned the attribution of the painting to Picasso

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unfavorableness

  • noun the quality of not being encouraging or indicative of success
    unfavourableness.

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advantage

  • noun the quality of having a superior or more favorable position
    vantage.
    • the experience gave him the advantage over me
  • noun (tennis) first point scored after deuce

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backslapper

  • noun someone who demonstrates enthusiastic or excessive cordiality

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compassion

  • noun a deep awareness of and sympathy for another's suffering
    compassionateness.
  • noun the humane quality of understanding the suffering of others and wanting to do something about it
    pity.

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gravitate

  • verb move toward
    • The conversation gravitated towards politics
  • verb be attracted to
    • Boys gravitate towards girls at that age

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coloured

  • adjective having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination
    colored; colorful.
    • colored crepe paper
    • the film was in color
    • amber-colored heads of grain
  • verb modify or bias
    color; colour.
    • His political ideas color his lectures

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sexuality

  • noun the properties that distinguish organisms on the basis of their reproductive roles
    gender; sex.
    • she didn't want to know the sex of the foetus

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cattell

  • noun American psychologist (born in England) who developed a broad theory of human behavior based on multivariate research (1905-1998)
    Ray Cattell; Raymond Bernard Cattell; R. B. Cattell; Raymond B. Cattell.
  • noun American psychologist and editor (1860-1944)
    James McKeen Cattell.

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candid

  • adjective satellite characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion
    frank; straight-from-the-shoulder; outspoken; point-blank; plainspoken; blunt; free-spoken; forthright.
    • blunt talking and straight shooting
    • a blunt New England farmer
    • I gave them my candid opinion
    • forthright criticism
    • a forthright approach to the problem
    • tell me what you think--and you may just as well be frank
    • it is possible to be outspoken without being rude
    • plainspoken and to the point
    • a point-blank accusation
  • adjective satellite informal or natural; especially caught off guard or unprepared
    • a candid photograph
    • a candid interview

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fan

  • noun a device for creating a current of air by movement of a surface or surfaces
  • noun an enthusiastic devotee of sports
    sports fan; rooter.

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minded

  • adjective satellite (used in combination) mentally oriented toward something specified
    • civic-minded
    • career-minded
  • verb be offended or bothered by; take offense with, be bothered by
    mind.
    • I don't mind your behavior

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fall

  • noun the season when the leaves fall from the trees
    autumn.
    • in the fall of 1973
  • noun a sudden drop from an upright position
    tumble; spill.
    • he had a nasty spill on the ice

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specific

  • noun a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
    particular.
    • he always reasons from the particular to the general
  • noun a medicine that has a mitigating effect on a specific disease
    • quinine is a specific for malaria

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trouble

  • noun a source of difficulty
    problem.
    • one trouble after another delayed the job
    • what's the problem?
  • noun an angry disturbance
    bother; hassle; fuss.
    • he didn't want to make a fuss
    • they had labor trouble
    • a spot of bother

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difference

  • noun the quality of being unlike or dissimilar
    • there are many differences between jazz and rock
  • noun a variation that deviates from the standard or norm
    deviation; divergence; departure.
    • the deviation from the mean

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biometry

  • noun a branch of biology that studies biological phenomena and observations by means of statistical analysis
    biometrics; biostatistics.

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entire

  • noun uncastrated adult male horse
    stallion.
  • adjective satellite constituting the full quantity or extent; complete
    total; full.
    • an entire town devastated by an earthquake
    • gave full attention
    • a total failure

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neurological

  • adjective of or relating to or used in or practicing neurology
    neurologic.
    • neurological evidence

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objectivity

  • noun judgment based on observable phenomena and uninfluenced by emotions or personal prejudices
    objectiveness.

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misandric

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evaluation

  • noun act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of
    rating.
  • noun an appraisal of the value of something
    valuation; rating.
    • he set a high valuation on friendship

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conceive

  • verb have the idea for
    gestate; conceptualize; conceptualise.
    • He conceived of a robot that would help paralyzed patients
    • This library was well conceived
  • verb judge or regard; look upon; judge
    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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stanley_smith_stevens

  • noun United States psychologist and psychophysicist who proposed Stevens' power law to replace Fechner's law (1906-1973)
    Smitty Stevens; S. Smith Stevens; Stevens.

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proud

  • adjective feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride
    • proud parents
    • proud of his accomplishments
    • a proud moment
    • proud to serve his country
    • a proud name
    • proud princes
  • adjective satellite having or displaying great dignity or nobility
    gallant; majestic; lofty.
    • a gallant pageant
    • lofty ships
    • majestic cities
    • proud alpine peaks

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convenience

  • noun the state of being suitable or opportune
    • chairs arranged for his own convenience
  • noun the quality of being useful and convenient
    • they offered the convenience of an installment plan

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race

  • noun any competition
    • the race for the presidency
  • noun a contest of speed
    • the race is to the swift

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carl_jung

  • noun Swiss psychologist (1875-1961)
    Carl Gustav Jung; Jung.

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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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syndrome

  • noun a complex of concurrent things
    • every word has a syndrome of meanings
  • noun a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease

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conceptualize

  • verb have the idea for
    gestate; conceive; conceptualise.
    • He conceived of a robot that would help paralyzed patients
    • This library was well conceived

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vocation

  • noun the particular occupation for which you are trained
    career; calling.
  • noun a body of people doing the same kind of work
    occupational group.

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population

  • noun the people who inhabit a territory or state
    • the population seemed to be well fed and clothed
  • noun a group of organisms of the same species inhabiting a given area
    • they hired hunters to keep down the deer population

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force

  • noun a powerful effect or influence
    • the force of his eloquence easily persuaded them
  • noun (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
    • force equals mass times acceleration

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findings

  • noun a collection of tools and other articles used by an artisan to make jewelry or clothing or shoes
  • noun the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation
    finding; determination.
    • the determination of molecular structures

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adorno

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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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physiological_psychology

  • noun the branch of psychology that is concerned with the physiological bases of psychological processes
    psychophysiology; neuropsychology.

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party-spirited

  • adjective satellite devoted to a political party

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direct

  • verb command with authority
    • He directed the children to do their homework
  • verb intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
    aim; point; place; target.
    • He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face
    • criticism directed at her superior
    • direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself

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overhaul

  • noun periodic maintenance on a car or machine
    inspection and repair; service.
    • it was time for an overhaul on the tractor
  • noun the act of improving by renewing and restoring
    renovation; redevelopment.
    • they are pursuing a general program of renovation to the entire property
    • a major overhal of the healthcare system was proposed

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past

  • noun the time that has elapsed
    past times; yesteryear.
    • forget the past
  • noun a earlier period in someone's life (especially one that they have reason to keep secret)
    • reporters dug into the candidate's past

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affiliation

  • noun a social or business relationship
    tie-up; association; tie.
    • a valuable financial affiliation
    • he was sorry he had to sever his ties with other members of the team
    • many close associations with England
  • noun the act of becoming formally connected or joined
    • welcomed the affiliation of the research center with the university

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thinker

  • noun an important intellectual
    mind; creative thinker.
    • the great minds of the 17th century
  • noun someone who exercises the mind (usually in an effort to reach a decision)

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imprinting

  • noun a learning process in early life whereby species specific patterns of behavior are established
  • verb establish or impress firmly in the mind
    imprint; form.
    • We imprint our ideas onto our children

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h._j._eysenck

  • noun a British psychologist (born in Germany) noted for his theories of intelligence and personality and for his strong criticism of Freudian psychoanalysis
    Hans Jurgen Eysenck; Eysenck; Hans Eysenck.

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run

  • noun a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely
    tally.
    • the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th
    • their first tally came in the 3rd inning
  • noun the act of testing something
    test; trial.
    • in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately
    • he called each flip of the coin a new trial

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dynamics

  • noun the branch of mechanics concerned with the forces that cause motions of bodies
    kinetics.
  • noun an efficient incentive
    dynamic; moral force.
    • they hoped it would act as a spiritual dynamic on all churches

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functioning

  • noun process or manner of functioning or operating
    performance; operation.
    • the power of its engine determines its operation
    • the plane's operation in high winds
    • they compared the cooking performance of each oven
    • the jet's performance conformed to high standards
  • verb perform as expected when applied
    function; go; work; run; operate.
    • The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in
    • Does this old car still run well?
    • This old radio doesn't work anymore

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hamper

  • noun a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)
    trammel; shackle; bond.
  • noun a basket usually with a cover

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depression

  • noun a mental state characterized by a pessimistic sense of inadequacy and a despondent lack of activity
  • noun a long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment
    slump; economic crisis.

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scientific

  • adjective of or relating to the practice of science
    • scientific journals
  • adjective conforming with the principles or methods used in science
    • a scientific approach

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inexpediency

  • noun the quality of being unsuited to the end in view
    inexpedience.

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power

  • noun possession of controlling influence
    powerfulness.
    • the deterrent power of nuclear weapons
    • the power of his love saved her
    • his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade
  • noun (physics) the rate of doing work; measured in watts (= joules/second)

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advantageous

  • adjective giving an advantage
    • a contract advantageous to our country
    • socially advantageous to entertain often
  • adjective satellite appropriate for achieving a particular end; implies a lack of concern for fairness

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preconceived_notion

  • noun an opinion formed beforehand without adequate evidence
    prepossession; preconceived opinion; preconception; preconceived idea; parti pris.
    • he did not even try to confirm his preconceptions

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looksist

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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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current

  • noun a flow of electricity through a conductor
    electric current.
    • the current was measured in amperes
  • noun a steady flow of a fluid (usually from natural causes)
    stream.
    • the raft floated downstream on the current
    • he felt a stream of air
    • the hose ejected a stream of water

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bipolar

  • adjective of or relating to manic depressive illness
  • adjective of, pertaining to, or occurring in both polar regions
    • the bipolar distribution of certain species

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experiment

  • noun the act of conducting a controlled test or investigation
    experimentation.
  • noun the testing of an idea
    experimentation.
    • it was an experiment in living
    • not all experimentation is done in laboratories

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white_race

  • noun a light-skinned race
    Caucasoid race; White people; Caucasian race.

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tenacity

  • noun persistent determination
    perseverance; persistency; tenaciousness; doggedness; pertinacity; persistence.

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capital

  • noun assets available for use in the production of further assets
    working capital.
  • noun wealth in the form of money or property owned by a person or business and human resources of economic value

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nonparametric_statistics

  • noun the branch of statistics dealing with variables without making assumptions about the form or the parameters of their distribution
  • noun a statistic computed without knowledge of the form or the parameters of the distribution from which observations are drawn
    nonparametric statistic; distribution free statistic.

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new

  • adjective not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered
    • a new law
    • new cars
    • a new comet
    • a new friend
    • a new year
    • the New World
  • adjective satellite original and of a kind not seen before
    fresh; novel.
    • the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem

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jaundice

  • noun yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes caused by an accumulation of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood; can be a symptom of gallstones or liver infection or anemia
    icterus.
  • noun a rough and bitter manner
    acrimony; tartness; bitterness; acerbity; thorniness.

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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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impact

  • noun the striking of one body against another
  • noun a forceful consequence; a strong effect
    wallop.
    • the book had an important impact on my thinking
    • the book packs a wallop

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widget

  • noun something unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not known
    gubbins; gismo; thingumabob; whatchamacallit; doohickey; doodad; thingumajig; whatsis; thingamabob; thingummy; thingmabob; whatchamacallum; doojigger; thingamajig; gimmick; thingmajig; gizmo.
    • she eased the ball-shaped doodad back into its socket
    • there may be some great new gizmo around the corner that you will want to use
  • noun a device or control that is very useful for a particular job
    contraption; gismo; gadget; appliance; convenience; contrivance; gizmo.

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b._f._skinner

  • noun United States psychologist and a leading proponent of behaviorism (1904-1990)
    Fred Skinner; Skinner; Burrhus Frederic Skinner.

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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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degree

  • noun a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
    grade; level.
    • a moderate grade of intelligence
    • a high level of care is required
    • it is all a matter of degree
  • noun a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process
    point; stage; level.
    • a remarkable degree of frankness
    • at what stage are the social sciences?

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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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herbert_a._simon

  • noun United States economist and psychologist who pioneered in the development of cognitive science (1916-2001)
    Herbert Alexander Simon; Simon; Herb Simon.

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disablist

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theorist

  • noun someone who theorizes (especially in science or art)
    theoretician; theoriser; idealogue; theorizer.

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inferiority

  • noun the state of being inferior
    lower rank; lower status.
  • noun an inferior quality
    low quality.

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behaviour

  • noun the action or reaction of something (as a machine or substance) under specified circumstances
    behavior.
    • the behavior of small particles can be studied in experiments
  • noun (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
    demeanour; demeanor; deportment; behavior; conduct.

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fluke

  • noun a stroke of luck
    good luck; good fortune.
  • noun a barb on a harpoon or arrow

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let

  • noun a brutal terrorist group active in Kashmir; fights against India with the goal of restoring Islamic rule of India
    Army of the Pure; Army of the Righteous; Lashkar-e-Taiba; Lashkar-e-Tayyiba; Lashkar-e-Toiba.
    • Lashkar-e-Toiba has committed mass murders of civilian Hindus
  • noun a serve that strikes the net before falling into the receiver's court; the ball must be served again
    net ball.

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partisan

  • noun a fervent and even militant proponent of something
    zealot; drumbeater.
  • noun an ardent and enthusiastic supporter of some person or activity
    enthusiast; partizan.

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child_psychology

  • noun the branch of psychology that studies the social and mental development of children
    developmental psychology; genetic psychology.

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criminality

  • noun the state of being a criminal
    criminalness; criminalism.

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extreme

  • noun the furthest or highest degree of something
    • he carried it to extremes
  • noun the point located farthest from the middle of something
    extremum; extreme point.

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vividness

  • noun interest and variety and intensity
    color; colour.
    • the Puritan Period was lacking in color
    • the characters were delineated with exceptional vividness
  • noun chromatic purity: freedom from dilution with white and hence vivid in hue
    saturation; chroma; intensity.

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fellow_feeling

  • noun sharing the feelings of others (especially feelings of sorrow or anguish)
    sympathy.

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psychometrika

  • noun any branch of psychology concerned with psychological measurements
    psychometry; psychometrics.

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colored

  • noun a United States term for Blacks that is now considered offensive
    colored person.
  • verb add color to
    color in; colorise; color; colour; colour in; colourise; colourize; colorize.
    • The child colored the drawings
    • Fall colored the trees
    • colorize black and white film

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clark

  • noun United States explorer who (with Meriwether Lewis) led an expedition from St. Louis to the mouth of the Columbia River; Clark was responsible for making maps of the area (1770-1838)
    William Clark.
  • noun United States general who was Allied commander in Africa and Italy in World War II and was commander of the United Nations forces in Korea (1896-1984)
    Mark Wayne Clark; Mark Clark.

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study

  • noun a detailed critical inspection
    survey.
  • noun applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading)
    work.
    • mastering a second language requires a lot of work
    • no schools offer graduate study in interior design

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slave

  • noun a person who is owned by someone
  • noun someone who works as hard as a slave
    hard worker; striver.

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blind_spot

  • noun a subject about which you are ignorant or prejudiced and fail to exercise good judgment
    • golf is one of his blind spots and he's proud of it
  • noun the point where the optic nerve enters the retina; not sensitive to light
    optic disk; optic disc.

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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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controversy

  • noun a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement
    contestation; contention; arguing; tilt; argument; disputation; disceptation.
    • they were involved in a violent argument

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sports_fan

  • noun an enthusiastic devotee of sports
    rooter; fan.

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mediational

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historical

  • adjective of or relating to the study of history
    • historical scholars
    • a historical perspective
  • adjective satellite having once lived or existed or taken place in the real world as distinct from being legendary
    • the historical Jesus
    • doubt that a historical Camelot every existed
    • actual historical events

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suggestion

  • noun an idea that is suggested
    • the picnic was her suggestion
  • noun a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection
    proposition; proffer.
    • it was a suggestion we couldn't refuse

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herbert_alexander_simon

  • noun United States economist and psychologist who pioneered in the development of cognitive science (1916-2001)
    Herbert A. Simon; Simon; Herb Simon.

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piaget

  • noun Swiss psychologist remembered for his studies of cognitive development in children (1896-1980)
    Jean Piaget.

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opinion

  • noun a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty
    thought; persuasion; sentiment; view.
    • my opinion differs from yours
    • I am not of your persuasion
    • what are your thoughts on Haiti?
  • noun a message expressing a belief about something; the expression of a belief that is held with confidence but not substantiated by positive knowledge or proof
    view.
    • his opinions appeared frequently on the editorial page

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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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maker

  • noun a person who makes things
    shaper.
  • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; Creator; God Almighty; Almighty; Lord; Divine; Godhead.

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contrivance

  • noun a device or control that is very useful for a particular job
    contraption; gismo; gadget; appliance; widget; convenience; gizmo.
  • noun the faculty of contriving; inventive skill
    • his skillful contrivance of answers to every problem

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mindedness

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technique

  • noun a practical method or art applied to some particular task
  • noun skillfulness in the command of fundamentals deriving from practice and familiarity
    proficiency.
    • practice greatly improves proficiency

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campaign

  • noun a race between candidates for elective office
    run; political campaign.
    • I managed his campaign for governor
    • he is raising money for a Senate run
  • noun a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end
    cause; drive; crusade; effort; movement.
    • he supported populist campaigns
    • they worked in the cause of world peace
    • the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant
    • the movement to end slavery
    • contributed to the war effort

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mediator

  • noun a negotiator who acts as a link between parties
    intermediator; go-between; intercessor; intermediary.

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prejudge

  • verb judge beforehand, especially without sufficient evidence

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gadgeteer

  • noun a person who delights in designing or building or using gadgets

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tempt

  • verb dispose or incline or entice to
    allure.
    • We were tempted by the delicious-looking food
  • verb provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion
    lure; entice.
    • He lured me into temptation

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prefer

  • verb like better; value more highly
    • Some people prefer camping to staying in hotels
    • We prefer sleeping outside
  • verb select as an alternative over another
    opt; choose.
    • I always choose the fish over the meat courses in this restaurant
    • She opted for the job on the East coast

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filiate

  • verb fix the paternity of
    • The court filiated the child born out of wedlock

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morale

  • noun a state of individual psychological well-being based upon a sense of confidence and usefulness and purpose
  • noun the spirit of a group that makes the members want the group to succeed
    esprit de corps; team spirit.

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initialize

  • verb assign an initial value to a computer program
    initialise.
  • verb divide (a disk) into marked sectors so that it may store data
    initialise; format.
    • Please format this disk before entering data!

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anti-semitism

  • noun the intense dislike for and prejudice against Jewish people
    antisemitism.

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decrease

  • noun a change downward
    drop-off; lessening.
    • there was a decrease in his temperature as the fever subsided
    • there was a sharp drop-off in sales
  • noun a process of becoming smaller or shorter
    decrement.

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sympathise

  • verb share the feelings of; understand the sentiments of
    sympathize.
  • verb to feel or express sympathy or compassion
    sympathize; commiserate.

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psycholinguistics

  • noun the branch of cognitive psychology that studies the psychological basis of linguistic competence and performance

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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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manipulate

  • verb influence or control shrewdly or deviously
    pull wires; pull strings.
    • He manipulated public opinion in his favor
  • verb hold something in one's hands and move it

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terminal

  • noun station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods
    terminus; depot.
  • noun a contact on an electrical device (such as a battery) at which electric current enters or leaves
    pole.

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conventional

  • adjective following accepted customs and proprieties
    • conventional wisdom
    • she had strayed from the path of conventional behavior
    • conventional forms of address
  • adjective satellite conforming with accepted standards
    established.
    • a conventional view of the world

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dissonance

  • noun a conflict of people's opinions or actions or characters
    disagreement; dissension.
  • noun the auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality; sound that is a disagreeable auditory experience
    racket; noise.
    • modern music is just noise to me

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robert_m._yerkes

  • noun United States psychologist who studied the intelligence of primates (1876-1956)
    Yerkes; Robert Mearns Yerkes.

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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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positive

  • noun the primary form of an adjective or adverb; denotes a quality without qualification, comparison, or relation to increase or diminution
    positive degree.
  • noun a film showing a photographic image whose tones correspond to those of the original subject

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brewer

  • noun someone who brews beer or ale from malt and hops and water
    beer maker.
  • noun the owner or manager of a brewery

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negative

  • noun a reply of denial
    • he answered in the negative
  • noun a piece of photographic film showing an image with light and shade or colors reversed

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jung

  • noun Swiss psychologist (1875-1961)
    Carl Jung; Carl Gustav Jung.

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sport

  • noun an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
    athletics.
  • noun the occupation of athletes who compete for pay

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empirical_research

  • noun an empirical search for knowledge

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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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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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overbear

  • verb overcome
    • overbear criticism, protest, or arguments
  • verb bear too much

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obstinate

  • verb persist stubbornly
    • he obstinates himself against all rational arguments
  • adjective tenaciously unwilling or marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield
    stubborn; unregenerate.

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antidentite

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injury

  • noun any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
    harm; trauma; hurt.
  • noun an accident that results in physical damage or hurt
    accidental injury.

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assessment

  • noun the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
    appraisal.
  • noun an amount determined as payable
    • the assessment for repairs outraged the club's membership

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aronson

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timothy_francis_leary

  • noun United States psychologist who experimented with psychoactive drugs (including LSD) and became a well-known advocate of their use (1920-1996)
    Leary; Tim Leary; Timothy Leary.

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fellow

  • noun a boy or man
    fella; cuss; blighter; lad; gent; bloke; chap; feller.
    • that chap is your host
    • there's a fellow at the door
    • he's a likable cuss
    • he's a good bloke
  • noun a friend who is frequently in the company of another
    familiar; comrade; associate; companion.
    • drinking companions
    • comrades in arms

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industrial_psychology

  • noun any of several branches of psychology that seek to apply psychological principles to practical problems of education or industry or marketing etc.
    applied psychology.

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cosmopolitism

The condition or character of a cosmopolite; disregard of national or local peculiarities and prejudices.

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trait

  • noun a distinguishing feature of your personal nature

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acceptable

  • adjective worthy of acceptance or satisfactory
    • acceptable levels of radiation
    • performances varied from acceptable to excellent
  • adjective satellite judged to be in conformity with approved usage
    • acceptable English usage

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fiend

  • noun a cruel wicked and inhuman person
    ogre; devil; demon; monster.
  • noun an evil supernatural being
    daemon; devil; demon; daimon.

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applied_psychology

  • noun any of several branches of psychology that seek to apply psychological principles to practical problems of education or industry or marketing etc.
    industrial psychology.

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problem

  • noun a state of difficulty that needs to be resolved
    job.
    • she and her husband are having problems
    • it is always a job to contact him
    • urban problems such as traffic congestion and smog
  • noun a question raised for consideration or solution
    • our homework consisted of ten problems to solve

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validity

  • noun the quality of being valid and rigorous
    rigor; rigour; cogency.
  • noun the quality of having legal force or effectiveness
    validness.

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domination

  • noun social control by dominating
  • noun power to dominate or defeat
    mastery; supremacy.
    • mastery of the seas

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rigid

  • adjective satellite incapable of or resistant to bending
    stiff.
    • a rigid strip of metal
    • a table made of rigid plastic
    • a palace guardsman stiff as a poker
    • stiff hair
    • a stiff neck
  • adjective satellite incapable of compromise or flexibility
    strict.

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stick

  • noun an implement consisting of a length of wood
    • he collected dry sticks for a campfire
    • the kid had a candied apple on a stick
  • noun a small thin branch of a tree

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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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superiority

  • noun the quality of being superior
    high quality.
  • noun the quality of being at a competitive advantage
    favorable position; favourable position.

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hold

  • noun the act of grasping
    grip; clutches; clutch; clench; grasp; clasp.
    • he released his clasp on my arm
    • he has a strong grip for an old man
    • she kept a firm hold on the railing
  • noun understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
    grasp; appreciation.
    • he has a good grasp of accounting practices

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effort

  • noun earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    try; endeavor; attempt; endeavour.
    • made an effort to cover all the reading material
    • wished him luck in his endeavor
    • she gave it a good try
  • noun use of physical or mental energy; hard work
    exertion; elbow grease; travail; sweat.
    • he got an A for effort
    • they managed only with great exertion

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get_at

  • verb reach or gain access to
    access.
    • How does one access the attic in this house?
    • I cannot get to the T.V. antenna, even if I climb on the roof
  • verb influence by corruption

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negativity

  • noun the character of the negative electric pole
    negativeness.
  • noun characterized by habitual skepticism and a disagreeable tendency to deny or oppose or resist suggestions or commands
    negativeness; negativism.

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alii

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account

  • noun a record or narrative description of past events
    story; chronicle; history.
    • a history of France
    • he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president
    • the story of exposure to lead
  • noun a short account of the news
    report; story; news report; write up.
    • the report of his speech
    • the story was on the 11 o'clock news
    • the account of his speech that was given on the evening news made the governor furious

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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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language

  • noun a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols
    linguistic communication.
    • he taught foreign languages
    • the language introduced is standard throughout the text
    • the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written
  • noun (language) communication by word of mouth
    oral communication; spoken language; voice communication; speech communication; speech; spoken communication.
    • his speech was garbled
    • he uttered harsh language
    • he recorded the spoken language of the streets

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weighting

  • noun (statistics) a coefficient assigned to elements of a frequency distribution in order to represent their relative importance
    weight.
  • verb weight down with a load
    burthen; weight down; weight; burden.

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psycholinguist

  • noun a person (usually a psychologist but sometimes a linguist) who studies the psychological basis of human language

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ride

  • noun a journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile)
    drive.
    • he took the family for a drive in his new car
  • noun a mechanical device that you ride for amusement or excitement

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work

  • noun activity directed toward making or doing something
    • she checked several points needing further work
  • noun a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing
    piece of work.
    • it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works
    • the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work
    • he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey
    • the work of an active imagination
    • erosion is the work of wind or water over time

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institutionalized

  • adjective officially placed in or committed to a specialized institution
    institutionalised.
    • had hopes of rehabilitating the institutionalized juvenile delinquents
  • verb cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution
    commit; charge; send; institutionalize; institutionalise.
    • After the second episode, she had to be committed
    • he was committed to prison

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believer

  • noun a supporter who accepts something as true
    truster.
  • noun a person who has religious faith
    worshiper; worshipper.

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reduction

  • noun the act of decreasing or reducing something
    diminution; decrease; step-down.
  • noun any process in which electrons are added to an atom or ion (as by removing oxygen or adding hydrogen); always occurs accompanied by oxidation of the reducing agent
    reducing.

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interdependence

  • noun a reciprocal relation between interdependent entities (objects or individuals or groups)
    mutuality; interdependency.

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antigentilism

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tendencious

  • adjective satellite having or marked by a strong tendency especially a controversial one
    tendentious.
    • a tendentious account of recent elections
    • distinguishing between verifiable fact and tendentious assertion

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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unfairness

  • noun partiality that is not fair or equitable
  • noun injustice by virtue of not conforming with rules or standards
    inequity.

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erne

  • noun bulky greyish-brown eagle with a short wedge-shaped white tail; of Europe and Greenland
    grey sea eagle; Haliatus albicilla; gray sea eagle; European sea eagle; ern; white-tailed sea eagle.

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personality

  • noun the complex of all the attributes--behavioral, temperamental, emotional and mental--that characterize a unique individual
    • their different reactions reflected their very different personalities
    • it is his nature to help others
  • noun a person of considerable prominence
    • she is a Hollywood personality

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conformity

  • noun correspondence in form or appearance
    conformance.
  • noun acting according to certain accepted standards
    compliance; conformation; abidance.
    • their financial statements are in conformity with generally accepted accounting practices

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disprejudice

To free from prejudice. Obs. W. Montagu.

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anthropological

  • adjective of or concerned with the science of anthropology
    • anthropological studies

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control

  • noun power to direct or determine
    • under control
  • noun a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another
    • measures for the control of disease
    • they instituted controls over drinking on campus

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persevere

  • verb be persistent, refuse to stop
    hold on; hang on; hang in; persist.
    • he persisted to call me every night
    • The child persisted and kept asking questions

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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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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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sizism

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tenor

  • noun the adult male singing voice above baritone
    tenor voice.
  • noun the pitch range of the highest male voice

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tax

  • noun charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
    revenue enhancement; taxation.
  • verb levy a tax on
    • The State taxes alcohol heavily
    • Clothing is not taxed in our state

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demagoguery

  • noun impassioned appeals to the prejudices and emotions of the populace
    demagogy.

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unbiased

  • adjective satellite characterized by a lack of partiality
    indifferent; unbiassed.
    • a properly indifferent jury
    • an unbiasgoted account of her family problems
  • adjective satellite without bias
    unbiassed.

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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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gingerism

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drumbeater

  • noun a fervent and even militant proponent of something
    partisan; zealot.

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experimenter_bias

  • noun (psychology) bias introduced by an experimenter whose expectations about the outcome of the experiment can be subtly communicated to the participants in the experiment

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condemn

  • verb express strong disapproval of
    excoriate; decry; reprobate; objurgate.
    • We condemn the racism in South Africa
    • These ideas were reprobated
  • verb declare or judge unfit for use or habitation
    • The building was condemned by the inspector

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carl_rogers

  • noun United States psychologist who developed client-centered therapy (1902-1987)
    Rogers.

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bigot

  • noun a prejudiced person who is intolerant of any opinions differing from his own

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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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awkwardness

  • noun unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training
    ineptness; ineptitude; maladroitness; clumsiness; slowness.
  • noun the quality of an embarrassing situation
    nuisance value.
    • he sensed the awkwardness of his proposal

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tilt

  • noun a combat between two mounted knights tilting against each other with blunted lances
    joust.
  • noun a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement
    contestation; contention; arguing; argument; controversy; disputation; disceptation.
    • they were involved in a violent argument

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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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get

  • noun a return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent
  • verb come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
    acquire.
    • 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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feature

  • noun a prominent attribute or aspect of something
    characteristic.
    • the map showed roads and other features
    • generosity is one of his best characteristics
  • noun the characteristic parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin
    lineament.
    • an expression of pleasure crossed his features
    • his lineaments were very regular

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hampshire

  • noun a county of southern England on the English Channel
  • noun British breed of hornless dark-faced domestic sheep
    Hampshire down.

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tim_leary

  • noun United States psychologist who experimented with psychoactive drugs (including LSD) and became a well-known advocate of their use (1920-1996)
    Leary; Timothy Francis Leary; Timothy Leary.

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crandall

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criterion

  • noun a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
    measure; touchstone; standard.
    • the schools comply with federal standards
    • they set the measure for all subsequent work
  • noun the ideal in terms of which something can be judged
    standard.
    • they live by the standards of their community

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postjudice

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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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endorsement

  • noun a promotional statement (as found on the dust jackets of books)
    indorsement; blurb.
    • the author got all his friends to write blurbs for his book
  • noun a speech seconding a motion
    second; indorsement; secondment.
    • do I hear a second?

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opt

  • verb select as an alternative over another
    prefer; choose.
    • I always choose the fish over the meat courses in this restaurant
    • She opted for the job on the East coast

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prejudice

  • noun a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation
    preconception; bias.
  • verb disadvantage by prejudice

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pogrom

  • noun organized persecution of an ethnic group (especially Jews)

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native

  • noun an indigenous person who was born in a particular place
    indigen; aboriginal; indigene; aborigine.
    • the art of the natives of the northwest coast
    • the Canadian government scrapped plans to tax the grants to aboriginal college students
  • noun a person born in a particular place or country
    • he is a native of Brazil

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frenkel

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dominance

  • noun superior development of one side of the body
    laterality.
  • noun the state that exists when one person or group has power over another
    control; ascendance; ascendency; ascendancy; ascendence.
    • her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her

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dominion

  • noun dominance or power through legal authority
    rule.
    • France held undisputed dominion over vast areas of Africa
    • the rule of Caesar
  • noun a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
    territory; territorial dominion; district.

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contraption

  • noun a device or control that is very useful for a particular job
    gismo; gadget; appliance; widget; convenience; contrivance; gizmo.

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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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psychonomics

  • noun the branch of psychology that uses experimental methods to study psychological issues
    experimental psychology.

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may

  • noun the month following April and preceding June
  • noun thorny Eurasian shrub of small tree having dense clusters of white to scarlet flowers followed by deep red berries; established as an escape in eastern North America
    English hawthorn; Crataegus oxycantha; whitethorn; Crataegus laevigata.

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partizan

  • noun an ardent and enthusiastic supporter of some person or activity
    enthusiast; partisan.
  • noun a pike with a long tapering double-edged blade with lateral projections; 16th and 17th centuries
    partisan.

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spot

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    topographic point; place.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising

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canker

  • noun a fungal disease of woody plants that causes localized damage to the bark
  • noun an ulceration (especially of the lips or lining of the mouth)
    canker sore.

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membership

  • noun the body of members of an organization or group
    rank.
    • they polled their membership
    • they found dissension in their own ranks
    • he joined the ranks of the unemployed
  • noun the state of being a member

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xenoracism

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preconception

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

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g._stanley_hall

  • noun United States child psychologist whose theories of child psychology strongly influenced educational psychology (1844-1924)
    Hall; Granville Stanley Hall.

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date

  • noun the specified day of the month
    day of the month.
    • what is the date today?
  • noun a participant in a date
    escort.
    • his date never stopped talking

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such

  • adjective satellite of so extreme a degree or extent
    • such weeping
    • so much weeping
    • such a help
    • such grief
    • never dreamed of such beauty
  • adverb to so extreme a degree
    • he is such a baby
    • Such rich people!

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unfavorable_position

  • noun the quality of being a competitive disadvantage
    inferiority.

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localism

  • noun a phrase or pronunciation that is peculiar to a particular locality
  • noun a partiality for some particular place
    provincialism; sectionalism.

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solidarity

  • noun a union of interests or purposes or sympathies among members of a group

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stick_with

  • verb keep to
    stick to; follow.
    • Stick to your principles
    • stick to the diet

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purchase

  • noun the acquisition of something for payment
    • they closed the purchase with a handshake
  • noun something acquired by purchase

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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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smitty_stevens

  • noun United States psychologist and psychophysicist who proposed Stevens' power law to replace Fechner's law (1906-1973)
    S. Smith Stevens; Stanley Smith Stevens; Stevens.

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prepossession

  • noun the condition of being prepossessed
    • the king's prepossession in my favor is very valuable
  • noun an opinion formed beforehand without adequate evidence
    preconceived notion; preconceived opinion; preconception; preconceived idea; parti pris.
    • he did not even try to confirm his preconceptions

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unprejudiced

  • adjective free from undue bias or preconceived opinions
    impartial.
    • an unprejudiced appraisal of the pros and cons
    • the impartial eye of a scientist

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charles_kay_ogden

  • noun English psychologist who collaborated with I. A. Richards in designing Basic English (1889-1957)
    C. K. Ogden; Ogden.

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hypnotizer

  • noun a person who induces hypnosis
    mesmerizer; mesmerist; hypnotiser; hypnotist.

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bash

  • noun a vigorous blow
    knock; bang; belt; smash.
    • the sudden knock floored him
    • he took a bash right in his face
    • he got a bang on the head
  • noun an uproarious party
    do; brawl.

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problem_solving

  • noun the area of cognitive psychology that studies the processes involved in solving problems
  • noun the thought processes involved in solving a problem

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comparative_psychology

  • noun the branch of psychology concerned with the behavior of animals
    animal psychology.

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herb_simon

  • noun United States economist and psychologist who pioneered in the development of cognitive science (1916-2001)
    Herbert A. Simon; Herbert Alexander Simon; Simon.

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correlation

  • noun a reciprocal relation between two or more things
    correlativity.
  • noun a statistic representing how closely two variables co-vary; it can vary from -1 (perfect negative correlation) through 0 (no correlation) to +1 (perfect positive correlation)
    coefficient of correlation; correlation coefficient.
    • what is the correlation between those two variables?

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fair-mindedness

  • noun ability to make judgments free from discrimination or dishonesty
    candor; candour; fairness.

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democratic

  • adjective characterized by or advocating or based upon the principles of democracy or social equality
    • democratic government
    • a democratic country
    • a democratic scorn for bloated dukes and lords"- George du Maurier
  • adjective belong to or relating to the Democratic Party
    • Democratic senator

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morale_builder

  • noun something or someone who influences by building or strengthening morale

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wind

  • noun air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
    air current; current of air.
    • trees bent under the fierce winds
    • when there is no wind, row
    • the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere
  • noun a tendency or force that influences events
    • the winds of change

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blind

  • noun people who have severe visual impairments, considered as a group
    • he spent hours reading to the blind
  • noun a hiding place sometimes used by hunters (especially duck hunters)
    • he waited impatiently in the blind

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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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terminus_ad_quem

  • noun final or latest limiting point
    limit; terminal point.

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correlational_statistics

  • noun a statistical relation between two or more variables such that systematic changes in the value of one variable are accompanied by systematic changes in the other
    correlation.

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over

  • noun (cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch
  • adjective satellite having come or been brought to a conclusion
    concluded; terminated; complete; ended; all over.
    • the harvesting was complete
    • the affair is over, ended, finished
    • the abruptly terminated interview

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move

  • noun the act of deciding to do something
    • he didn't make a move to help
    • his first move was to hire a lawyer
  • noun the act of changing your residence or place of business
    relocation.
    • they say that three moves equal one fire

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prejudicant

Influenced by prejudice; biased. R. " With not too hasty and prejudicant ears." Milton.

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hire

  • noun a newly hired employee
    • the new hires need special training
  • noun the act of hiring something or someone
    • he signed up for a week's car hire

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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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bigoted

  • adjective satellite blindly and obstinately attached to some creed or opinion and intolerant toward others
    • a bigoted person
    • an outrageously bigoted point of view

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racial_discrimination

  • noun discriminatory or abusive behavior towards members of another race
    racialism; racism.

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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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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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suffer

  • verb undergo or be subjected to
    endure.
    • He suffered the penalty
    • Many saints suffered martyrdom
  • verb undergo (as of injuries and illnesses)
    sustain; have; get.
    • She suffered a fracture in the accident
    • He had an insulin shock after eating three candy bars
    • She got a bruise on her leg
    • He got his arm broken in the scuffle

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numerus

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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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group

  • noun any number of entities (members) considered as a unit
    grouping.
  • noun (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
    radical; chemical group.

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exclusion

  • noun the state of being excluded
  • noun the state of being excommunicated
    censure; excommunication.

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auditory

  • adjective of or relating to the process of hearing
    auditive; audile.
    • auditory processing
    • an audile person

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personal

  • noun a short newspaper article about a particular person or group
  • adjective concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality
    • a personal favor
    • for your personal use
    • personal papers
    • I have something personal to tell you
    • a personal God
    • he has his personal bank account and she has hers

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fix

  • noun informal terms for a difficult situation
    kettle of fish; mess; muddle; jam; hole; pickle.
    • he got into a terrible fix
    • he made a muddle of his marriage
  • noun something craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug
    • she needed a fix of chocolate

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purport

  • noun the intended meaning of a communication
    intent; spirit.
  • noun the pervading meaning or tenor
    drift.
    • caught the general drift of the conversation

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dispose

  • verb give, sell, or transfer to another
    • She disposed of her parents' possessions
  • verb throw or cast away
    cast aside; throw away; fling; toss; cast away; chuck out; throw out; cast out; put away; discard; toss out; toss away.
    • Put away your worries

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shackle

  • noun a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)
    trammel; hamper; bond.
  • noun a U-shaped bar; the open end can be passed through chain links and closed with a bar

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humanphobe

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mental

  • adjective involving the mind or an intellectual process
    • mental images of happy times
    • mental calculations
    • in a terrible mental state
    • mental suffering
    • free from mental defects
  • adjective of or relating to the mind
    • mental powers
    • mental development
    • mental hygiene

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brunswik

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choose

  • verb pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives
    pick out; select; take.
    • Take any one of these cards
    • Choose a good husband for your daughter
    • She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her
  • verb select as an alternative over another
    opt; prefer.
    • I always choose the fish over the meat courses in this restaurant
    • She opted for the job on the East coast

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persist

  • verb continue to exist
    run; die hard; prevail; endure.
    • These stories die hard
    • The legend of Elvis endures
  • verb be persistent, refuse to stop
    persevere; hold on; hang on; hang in.
    • he persisted to call me every night
    • The child persisted and kept asking questions

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policy

  • noun a plan of action adopted by an individual or social group
    • it was a policy of retribution
    • a politician keeps changing his policies
  • noun a line of argument rationalizing the course of action of a government
    • they debated the policy or impolicy of the proposed legislation

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prejudgment

  • noun a judgment reached before the evidence is available
    prejudgement.

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imbalance

  • noun a lack of balance or state of disequilibrium
    instability; unbalance.
    • a hormonal imbalance
  • noun (mathematics) a lack of symmetry
    dissymmetry; asymmetry.

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strength

  • noun the property of being physically or mentally strong
    • fatigue sapped his strength
  • noun capability in terms of personnel and materiel that affect the capacity to fight a war
    military posture; military capability; military strength; posture.
    • we faced an army of great strength
    • politicians have neglected our military posture

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skinner

  • noun United States actor (1858-1942)
    Otis Skinner.
  • noun United States actress noted for her one-woman shows (1901-1979)
    Cornelia Otis Skinner.

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unavoidable

  • adjective satellite impossible to avoid or evade:"inescapable conclusion"
    inescapable; ineluctable.
    • an ineluctable destiny
    • an unavoidable accident

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doghouse

  • noun outbuilding that serves as a shelter for a dog
    dog house; kennel.
  • noun an idiomatic term for being in disfavor
    • in the doghouse

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hold_on

  • verb hold firmly
    grasp.
  • verb stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments
    stop.
    • Hold on a moment!

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symbolic

  • adjective relating to or using or proceeding by means of symbols
    symbolical.
    • symbolic logic
    • symbolic operations
    • symbolic thinking
  • adjective satellite serving as a visible symbol for something abstract
    symbolical; emblematical; emblematic.
    • a crown is emblematic of royalty
    • the spinning wheel was as symbolic of colonical Massachusetts as the codfish

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gadget

  • noun a device or control that is very useful for a particular job
    contraption; gismo; appliance; widget; convenience; contrivance; gizmo.

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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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multiculturalism

  • noun the doctrine that several different cultures (rather than one national culture) can coexist peacefully and equitably in a single country

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animal_psychology

  • noun the branch of psychology concerned with the behavior of animals
    comparative psychology.

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nation

  • noun a politically organized body of people under a single government
    commonwealth; land; res publica; country; state; body politic.
    • the state has elected a new president
    • African nations
    • students who had come to the nation's capitol
    • the country's largest manufacturer
    • an industrialized land
  • noun the people who live in a nation or country
    country; land.
    • a statement that sums up the nation's mood
    • the news was announced to the nation
    • the whole country worshipped him

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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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they

The plural of he, she, or it. They is never used adjectively, but always as a pronoun proper, and sometimes refers to persons without an antecedent expressed.
Jolif and glad they went unto here [their] rest And casten hem [them] full early for to sail. Chaucer.
They of Italy salute you. Heb. xiii. 24.
Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness. Matt. v. 6.
They is used indefinitely, as our ancestors used man, and as the French use on; as, they say (French on dit), that is, it is said by persons not specified.

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social_psychology

  • noun the branch of psychology that studies persons and their relationships with others and with groups and with society as a whole

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prejudiced

  • adjective satellite emanating from a person's emotions and prejudices
  • verb disadvantage by prejudice
    prejudice.

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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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extortionist

  • noun a criminal who extorts money from someone by threatening to expose embarrassing information about them
    blackmailer; extortioner.

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skinnerian

  • noun a follower of the theories or methods of B. F. Skinner
  • adjective of or relating to B. F. Skinner or his behaviorist psychology

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lower_status

  • noun the state of being inferior
    lower rank; inferiority.

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restrict

  • verb place restrictions on
    curtail; curb; cut back.
    • curtail drinking in school
  • verb place under restrictions; limit access to
    • This substance is controlled

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anthropocentrism

  • noun an inclination to evaluate reality exclusively in terms of human values
    anthropocentricity.

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persuasion

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

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equality

  • noun the quality of being the same in quantity or measure or value or status
  • noun a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced
    equation; equivalence; par.
    • on a par with the best

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name

  • noun a language unit by which a person or thing is known
    • his name really is George Washington
    • those are two names for the same thing
  • noun a person's reputation
    • he wanted to protect his good name

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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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mastery

  • noun great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity
    control; command.
    • a good command of French
  • noun power to dominate or defeat
    supremacy; domination.
    • mastery of the seas

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opine

  • verb express one's opinion openly and without fear or hesitation
    speak up; animadvert; sound off; speak out.
    • John spoke up at the meeting
  • verb expect, believe, or suppose
    guess; reckon; suppose; imagine; think.
    • I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel
    • I thought to find her in a bad state
    • he didn't think to find her in the kitchen
    • I guess she is angry at me for standing her up

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interiorize

  • verb incorporate within oneself; make subjective or personal
    internalize; interiorise; internalise.
    • internalize a belief

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stick_to

  • verb stick to firmly
    bind; hold fast; adhere; stick; bond.
    • Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?
  • verb keep to
    stick with; follow.
    • Stick to your principles
    • stick to the diet

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psychic_phenomenon

  • noun phenomena that appear to contradict physical laws and suggest the possibility of causation by mental processes
    parapsychology; psychic phenomena.

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school

  • noun an educational institution
    • the school was founded in 1900
  • noun a building where young people receive education
    schoolhouse.
    • the school was built in 1932
    • he walked to school every morning

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realistic

  • adjective aware or expressing awareness of things as they really are
    • a realistic description
    • a realistic view of the possibilities
    • a realistic appraisal of our chances
    • the actors tried to create a realistic portrayal of the Africans
  • adjective satellite representing what is real; not abstract or ideal
    naturalistic.
    • realistic portraiture
    • a realistic novel
    • in naturalistic colors
    • the school of naturalistic writers

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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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inequality

  • noun lack of equality
    • the growing inequality between rich and poor

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transprejudice

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gender

  • noun a grammatical category in inflected languages governing the agreement between nouns and pronouns and adjectives; in some languages it is quite arbitrary but in Indo-European languages it is usually based on sex or animateness
    grammatical gender.
  • noun the properties that distinguish organisms on the basis of their reproductive roles
    sexuality; sex.
    • she didn't want to know the sex of the foetus

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predilection

  • noun a predisposition in favor of something
    preference; orientation.
    • a predilection for expensive cars
    • his sexual preferences
    • showed a Marxist orientation
  • noun a strong liking
    taste; penchant; preference.
    • my own preference is for good literature
    • the Irish have a penchant for blarney

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religionism

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

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bond

  • noun an electrical force linking atoms
    chemical bond.
  • noun a certificate of debt (usually interest-bearing or discounted) that is issued by a government or corporation in order to raise money; the issuer is required to pay a fixed sum annually until maturity and then a fixed sum to repay the principal
    bond certificate.

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shadism

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harm

  • noun any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
    injury; trauma; hurt.
  • noun the occurrence of a change for the worse
    impairment; damage.

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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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profiling

  • noun recording a person's behavior and analyzing psychological characteristics in order to predict or assess their ability in a certain sphere or to identify a particular group of people
  • verb write about
    profile.
    • The author of this article profiles a famous painter

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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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baulk

  • noun the area on a billiard table behind the balkline
    balk.
    • a player with ball in hand must play from the balk
  • noun something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
    balk; handicap; check; impediment; hindrance; deterrent; hinderance.

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abnormal

  • adjective not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm
    unnatural.
    • abnormal powers of concentration
    • abnormal amounts of rain
    • abnormal circumstances
    • an abnormal interest in food
  • adjective departing from the normal in e.g. intelligence and development
    • they were heartbroken when they learned their child was abnormal
    • an abnormal personality

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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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ask_for_it

  • verb persist with actions or an attitude despite the probability that it will cause trouble
    ask for trouble.
    • He is asking for trouble with his behavior

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society

  • noun an extended social group having a distinctive cultural and economic organization
  • noun a formal association of people with similar interests
    guild; club; social club; gild; lodge; order.
    • he joined a golf club
    • they formed a small lunch society
    • men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today

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junkie

  • noun a narcotics addict
    drug addict; junky.
  • noun someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction
    nut; freak; addict; junky.
    • a golf addict
    • a car nut
    • a bodybuilding freak
    • a news junkie

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hybrid_vigor

  • noun (genetics) the tendency of a crossbred organism to have qualities superior to those of either parent
    heterosis.

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disinterestedness

  • noun freedom from bias or from selfish motives

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prosopolepsy

Respect of persons; especially, a premature opinion or prejudice against a person, formed from his external appearance. R. Addison.

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linguicism

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event

  • noun something that happens at a given place and time
  • noun a special set of circumstances
    case.
    • in that event, the first possibility is excluded
    • it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled

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special

  • noun a special offering (usually temporary and at a reduced price) that is featured in advertising
    • they are having a special on pork chops
  • noun a dish or meal given prominence in e.g. a restaurant

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sectionalism

  • noun a partiality for some particular place
    provincialism; localism.

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category

  • noun a collection of things sharing a common attribute
    class; family.
    • there are two classes of detergents
  • noun a general concept that marks divisions or coordinations in a conceptual scheme

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sentiment

  • noun tender, romantic, or nostalgic feeling or emotion
  • noun a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty
    thought; opinion; persuasion; view.
    • my opinion differs from yours
    • I am not of your persuasion
    • what are your thoughts on Haiti?

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trammel

  • noun a fishing net with three layers; the outer two are coarse mesh and the loose inner layer is fine mesh
    trammel net.
  • noun an adjustable pothook set in a fireplace

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abnormal_psychology

  • noun the branch of psychology concerned with abnormal behavior
    psychopathology.

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pertinacity

  • noun persistent determination
    perseverance; persistency; tenaciousness; doggedness; tenacity; persistence.

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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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handism

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childism

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candour

  • noun the quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech
    candor; candidness; forthrightness; directness; frankness.
  • noun ability to make judgments free from discrimination or dishonesty
    fair-mindedness; candor; fairness.

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situational

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skutnabb

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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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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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heteroprejudice

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dominate

  • verb be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
    prevail; reign; rule; predominate.
    • Money reigns supreme here
    • Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood
  • verb be in control
    • Her husband completely dominates her

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cause

  • noun events that provide the generative force that is the origin of something
    • they are trying to determine the cause of the crash
  • noun a justification for something existing or happening
    reason; grounds.
    • he had no cause to complain
    • they had good reason to rejoice

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integrated

  • adjective satellite formed or united into a whole
    incorporate; merged; incorporated; unified.
  • verb make into a whole or make part of a whole
    integrate; incorporate.
    • She incorporated his suggestions into her proposal

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independence

  • noun freedom from control or influence of another or others
    independency.
  • noun the successful ending of the American Revolution
    • they maintained close relations with England even after independence

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psychopathology

  • noun the branch of psychology concerned with abnormal behavior
    abnormal psychology.
  • noun the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders
    psychiatry; psychological medicine.

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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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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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favored

  • adjective satellite preferred above all others and treated with partiality
    preferent; pet; favorite; preferred; favourite; best-loved.
    • the favored child
  • verb promote over another
    favor; prefer; favour.
    • he favors his second daughter

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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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guess

  • noun a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
    conjecture; supposition; surmisal; hypothesis; speculation; surmise.
  • noun an estimate based on little or no information
    guesswork; dead reckoning; shot; guessing.

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diagnostic

  • adjective concerned with diagnosis; used for furthering diagnosis
    • a diagnostic reading test
  • adjective satellite characteristic or indicative of a disease
    symptomatic.
    • a diagnostic sign of yellow fever
    • a rash symptomatic of scarlet fever
    • symptomatic of insanity
    • a rise in crime symptomatic of social breakdown

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approach

  • noun ideas or actions intended to deal with a problem or situation
    plan of attack; attack.
    • his approach to every problem is to draw up a list of pros and cons
    • an attack on inflation
    • his plan of attack was misguided
  • noun the act of drawing spatially closer to something
    coming; approaching.
    • the hunter's approach scattered the geese

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statistics

  • noun a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
  • noun a datum that can be represented numerically
    statistic.

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classism

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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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imagine

  • verb form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case
    conceive of; envisage; ideate.
    • Can you conceive of him as the president?
  • verb expect, believe, or suppose
    guess; reckon; suppose; opine; think.
    • I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel
    • I thought to find her in a bad state
    • he didn't think to find her in the kitchen
    • I guess she is angry at me for standing her up

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ask

  • verb inquire about
    inquire; enquire.
    • I asked about their special today
    • He had to ask directions several times
  • verb make a request or demand for something to somebody
    • She asked him for a loan

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rhine

  • noun United States parapsychologist (1895-1980)
    J. B. Rhine; Joseph Banks Rhine.
  • noun a major European river carrying more traffic than any other river in the world; flows into the North Sea
    Rhine River; Rhein.

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reckon

  • verb expect, believe, or suppose
    guess; suppose; imagine; opine; think.
    • I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel
    • I thought to find her in a bad state
    • he didn't think to find her in the kitchen
    • I guess she is angry at me for standing her up
  • verb judge to be probable
    calculate; figure; forecast; estimate; count on.

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upon

On; -- used in all the senses of that word, with which it is interchangeable. "Upon an hill of flowers." Chaucer.
Our host upon his stirrups stood anon. Chaucer.
Thou shalt take of the blood that is upon the altar. Ex. xxix. 21.
The Philistines be upon thee, Samson. Judg. xvi. 9.
As I did stand my watch upon the hill. Shak.
He made a great difference between people that did rebel upon wantonness, and them that did rebel upon want. Bacon.
This advantage we lost upon the invention of firearms. Addison.
Upon the whole, it will be necessary to avoid that perpetual repetition of the same epithets which we find in Homer. Pope.
He had abandoned the frontiers, retiring upon Glasgow. Sir. W. Scott.
Philip swore upon the Evangelists to abstain from aggression in my absence. Landor.
Upon conveys a more distinct notion that on carries with it of something that literally or metaphorically bears or supports. It is less employed than it used to be, on having for the most part taken its place. Some expressions formed with it belong only to old style; as, upon pity they were taken away; that is, in consequence of pity: upon the rate of thirty thousand; that is, amounting to the rate: to die upon the hand; that is, by means of the hand: he had a garment upon; that is, upon himself: the time is coming fast upon; that is, upon the present time. By the omission of its object, upon acquires an adverbial sense, as in the last two examples.

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william_james

  • noun United States pragmatic philosopher and psychologist (1842-1910)
    James.

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misogynoir

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interaction

  • noun a mutual or reciprocal action; interacting
  • noun (physics) the transfer of energy between elementary particles or between an elementary particle and a field or between fields; mediated by gauge bosons
    fundamental interaction.

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heterosis

  • noun (genetics) the tendency of a crossbred organism to have qualities superior to those of either parent
    hybrid vigor.

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g

  • noun a metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram
    gramme; gm; gram.
  • noun a purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with cytosine
    guanine.

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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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deprivation

  • noun a state of extreme poverty
    neediness; want; privation.
  • noun the disadvantage that results from losing something
    loss.
    • his loss of credibility led to his resignation
    • losing him is no great deprivation

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counterprejudice

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gesell

  • noun United States psychologist noted for his work in child development (1880-1961)
    Arnold Lucius Gesell; Arnold Gesell.

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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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gordon

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threat

  • noun something that is a source of danger
    menace.
    • earthquakes are a constant threat in Japan
  • noun a warning that something unpleasant is imminent
    • they were under threat of arrest

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swing

  • noun a state of steady vigorous action that is characteristic of an activity
    • the party went with a swing
    • it took time to get into the swing of things
  • noun mechanical device used as a plaything to support someone swinging back and forth

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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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think

  • noun an instance of deliberate thinking
    • I need to give it a good think
  • verb judge or regard; look upon; judge
    conceive; believe; 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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frequent

  • verb do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of
    shop; buy at; patronize; patronise; sponsor; shop at.
  • verb be a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place
    haunt.
    • She haunts the ballet

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research

  • noun systematic investigation to establish facts
  • noun a search for knowledge
    enquiry; inquiry.
    • their pottery deserves more research than it has received

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timothy_leary

  • noun United States psychologist who experimented with psychoactive drugs (including LSD) and became a well-known advocate of their use (1920-1996)
    Leary; Tim Leary; Timothy Francis Leary.

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industrial

  • adjective of or relating to or resulting from industry
    • industrial output
  • adjective having highly developed industries
    • the industrial revolution
    • an industrial nation

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necessity

  • noun the condition of being essential or indispensable
  • noun anything indispensable
    necessary; requirement; requisite; essential.
    • food and shelter are necessities of life
    • the essentials of the good life
    • allow farmers to buy their requirements under favorable conditions
    • a place where the requisites of water fuel and fodder can be obtained

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behaviourist

  • noun a psychologist who subscribes to behaviorism
    behaviorist.
  • adjective of or relating to behaviorism
    behaviorist; behavioristic; behaviouristic.
    • behavioristic psychology

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researcher

  • noun a scientist who devotes himself to doing research
    investigator; research worker.

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tove

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powerful

  • adjective having great power or force or potency or effect
    • the most powerful government in western Europe
    • his powerful arms
    • a powerful bomb
    • the horse's powerful kick
    • powerful drugs
    • a powerful argument
  • adjective satellite strong enough to knock down or overwhelm
    knock-down.
    • a knock-down blow

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obedience

  • noun the act of obeying; dutiful or submissive behavior with respect to another person
    obeisance.
  • noun the trait of being willing to obey

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price

  • noun the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold)
    cost; monetary value.
    • the fluctuating monetary value of gold and silver
    • he puts a high price on his services
    • he couldn't calculate the cost of the collection
  • noun the amount of money needed to purchase something
    terms; damage.
    • the price of gasoline
    • he got his new car on excellent terms
    • how much is the damage?

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hook

  • noun a catch for locking a door
  • noun a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook
    crotchet.

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normality

  • noun being within certain limits that define the range of normal functioning
    normalcy.
  • noun (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter
    N.

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sosa

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charles_darwin

  • noun English natural scientist who formulated a theory of evolution by natural selection (1809-1882)
    Charles Robert Darwin; Darwin.

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carry

  • noun the act of carrying something
  • verb move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body
    transport.
    • You must carry your camping gear
    • carry the suitcases to the car
    • This train is carrying nuclear waste
    • These pipes carry waste water into the river

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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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stainability

  • noun (cytology) the capacity of cells or cell parts to stain specifically with certain dyes

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behaviourism

  • noun an approach to psychology that emphasizes observable measurable behavior
    behaviorism; behaviouristic psychology; behavioristic psychology.

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given

  • noun an assumption that is taken for granted
    presumption; precondition.
  • verb cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense
    give.
    • She gave him a black eye
    • The draft gave me a cold

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perturbation

  • noun an unhappy and worried mental state
    disturbance; upset.
    • there was too much anger and disturbance
    • she didn't realize the upset she caused me
  • noun (physics) a secondary influence on a system that causes it to deviate slightly

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s._smith_stevens

  • noun United States psychologist and psychophysicist who proposed Stevens' power law to replace Fechner's law (1906-1973)
    Smitty Stevens; Stanley Smith Stevens; Stevens.

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eurocentrism

  • noun belief in the preeminence of Europe and the Europeans

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categorical

  • adjective relating to or included in a category or categories
    categoric.
  • adjective satellite not modified or restricted by reservations
    flat; categoric; unconditional.
    • a categorical denial
    • a flat refusal

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tendentiousness

  • noun an intentional and controversial bias

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opportunity

  • noun a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances
    chance.
    • the holiday gave us the opportunity to visit Washington
    • now is your chance

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odds-maker

  • noun someone who sets the betting odds based on calculations of the outcome of a contest (especially a horse race)
    handicapper.

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accent

  • noun distinctive manner of oral expression
    speech pattern.
    • he couldn't suppress his contemptuous accent
    • she had a very clear speech pattern
  • noun special importance or significance
    emphasis.
    • the red light gave the central figure increased emphasis
    • the room was decorated in shades of grey with distinctive red accents

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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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plastic

  • noun generic name for certain synthetic or semisynthetic materials that can be molded or extruded into objects or films or filaments or used for making e.g. coatings and adhesives
  • noun a card (usually plastic) that assures a seller that the person using it has a satisfactory credit rating and that the issuer will see to it that the seller receives payment for the merchandise delivered
    charge plate; charge card; credit card.
    • do you take plastic?

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prominent

  • adjective satellite having a quality that thrusts itself into attention
    striking; salient; spectacular; outstanding.
    • an outstanding fact of our time is that nations poisoned by anti semitism proved less fortunate in regard to their own freedom
    • a new theory is the most prominent feature of the book
    • salient traits
    • a spectacular rise in prices
    • a striking thing about Picadilly Circus is the statue of Eros in the center
    • a striking resemblance between parent and child
  • adjective satellite conspicuous in position or importance
    large; big.
    • a big figure in the movement
    • big man on campus
    • he's very large in financial circles
    • a prominent citizen

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assumption

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

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stephan

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take_kindly_to

  • verb be willing or inclined to accept
    • He did not take kindly to my critical remarks

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white

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
    whiteness.
  • noun a member of the Caucasoid race
    White person; Caucasian.

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klansman

  • noun a member of the Ku Klux Klan
    Ku Kluxer; Kluxer.

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unprofitability

  • noun the quality of affording no gain or no benefit or no profit
    unprofitableness.

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eyes

  • noun opinion or judgment
    • in the eyes of the law
    • I was wrong in her eyes
  • noun the organ of sight
    eye; optic; oculus.

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granville_stanley_hall

  • noun United States child psychologist whose theories of child psychology strongly influenced educational psychology (1844-1924)
    G. Stanley Hall; Hall.

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stomach

  • noun an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion
    tummy; tum; breadbasket.
  • noun the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
    venter; abdomen; belly.

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proclivity

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

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explanation

  • noun a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.
    account.
    • the explanation was very simple
    • I expected a brief account
  • noun thought that makes something comprehensible

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faceism

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suitability

  • noun the quality of having the properties that are right for a specific purpose
    suitableness.
    • an important requirement is suitability for long trips

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push

  • noun the act of applying force in order to move something away
    pushing.
    • he gave the door a hard push
    • the pushing is good exercise
  • noun the force used in pushing
    thrust.
    • the push of the water on the walls of the tank
    • the thrust of the jet engines

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manipulation

  • noun exerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's own advantage
    use.
    • his manipulation of his friends was scandalous
  • noun the action of touching with the hands (or the skillful use of the hands) or by the use of mechanical means
    handling.

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believe

  • verb accept as true; take to be true
    • I believed his report
    • We didn't believe his stories from the War
    • She believes in spirits
  • verb judge or regard; look upon; judge
    conceive; 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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specify

  • verb specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement
    qualify; condition; stipulate.
    • The will stipulates that she can live in the house for the rest of her life
    • The contract stipulates the dates of the payments
  • verb decide upon or fix definitely
    set; fix; limit; determine; define.
    • fix the variables
    • specify the parameters

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clannism

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ascendance

  • noun the state that exists when one person or group has power over another
    control; ascendency; ascendancy; ascendence; dominance.
    • her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her

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anxiety

  • noun (psychiatry) a relatively permanent state of worry and nervousness occurring in a variety of mental disorders, usually accompanied by compulsive behavior or attacks of panic
    anxiousness.
  • noun a vague unpleasant emotion that is experienced in anticipation of some (usually ill-defined) misfortune

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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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kangas

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rival

  • noun the contestant you hope to defeat
    contender; competitor; competition; challenger.
    • he had respect for his rivals
    • he wanted to know what the competition was doing
  • verb be equal to in quality or ability
    touch; equal; match.
    • Nothing can rival cotton for durability
    • Your performance doesn't even touch that of your colleagues
    • Her persistence and ambition only matches that of her parents

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stevens

  • noun United States psychologist and psychophysicist who proposed Stevens' power law to replace Fechner's law (1906-1973)
    Smitty Stevens; S. Smith Stevens; Stanley Smith Stevens.
  • noun United States poet (1879-1955)
    Wallace Stevens.

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musgrave

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spirited

  • adjective displaying animation, vigor, or liveliness
  • verb infuse with spirit
    spirit up; spirit; inspirit.
    • The company spirited him up

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ashgate

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persuade

  • verb win approval or support for
    carry; sway.
    • Carry all before one
    • His speech did not sway the voters
  • verb cause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm
    • You can't persuade me to buy this ugly vase!

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contrary

  • noun a relation of direct opposition
    reverse; opposite.
    • we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true
  • noun exact opposition
    • public opinion to the contrary he is not guilty

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enticement

  • noun something that seduces or has the quality to seduce
    temptation.
  • noun qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward
    come-on; lure.

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slanted

  • adjective satellite having an oblique or slanted direction
    aslope; aslant; diagonal; sloped; slanting; sloping.
  • verb lie obliquely
    slant.
    • A scar slanted across his face

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reflexology

  • noun the study of reflex action as it relates to the behavior of organisms
  • noun massage to relieve tension by finger pressure; based on the belief that there are reflex points on the feet, hands, and head that are connected to every part of the body

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feeling

  • noun the experiencing of affective and emotional states
    • she had a feeling of euphoria
    • he had terrible feelings of guilt
    • I disliked him and the feeling was mutual
  • noun a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
    impression; belief; 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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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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imperativeness

  • noun the state of demanding notice or attention
    press; pressure; insistency; insistence.
    • the insistence of their hunger
    • the press of business matters
  • noun the quality of being insistent
    instancy.
    • he pressed his demand with considerable instancy

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deciding

  • noun the cognitive process of reaching a decision
    decision making.
    • a good executive must be good at decision making
  • verb reach, make, or come to a decision about something
    make up one's mind; determine; decide.
    • We finally decided after lengthy deliberations

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motivation

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

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allport

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prejudicedness

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effectuate

  • verb produce
    set up; effect.
    • The scientists set up a shock wave

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supremacist

  • noun a person who advocates the supremacy of some particular group or race over all others

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bisexual

  • noun a person who is sexually attracted to both sexes
    bisexual person.
  • adjective sexually attracted to both sexes

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actuary

  • noun someone versed in the collection and interpretation of numerical data (especially someone who uses statistics to calculate insurance premiums)
    statistician.

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imprejudicate

Not prejuged; unprejudiced; impartial. Obs. Sir T. Browne.

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beforehand

  • adjective satellite being ahead of time or need
    advance.
    • gave advance warning
    • was beforehand with her report
  • adverb ahead of time; in anticipation
    in advance; ahead.
    • when you pay ahead (or in advance) you receive a discount
    • We like to plan ahead
    • should have made reservations beforehand

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defect

  • noun an imperfection in a bodily system
    • visual defects
    • this device permits detection of defects in the lungs
  • noun a failing or deficiency
    shortcoming.
    • that interpretation is an unfortunate defect of our lack of information

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tabu

  • noun a prejudice (especially in Polynesia and other South Pacific islands) that prohibits the use or mention of something because of its sacred nature
    taboo.
  • noun an inhibition or ban resulting from social custom or emotional aversion
    taboo.

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comfortable

  • adjective providing or experiencing physical well-being or relief (`comfy' is informal)
    comfy.
    • comfortable clothes
    • comfortable suburban houses
    • made himself comfortable in an armchair
    • the antihistamine made her feel more comfortable
    • are you comfortable?
    • feeling comfy now?
  • adjective free from stress or conducive to mental ease; having or affording peace of mind
    • was settled in a comfortable job, one for which he was well prepared
    • the comfortable thought that nothing could go wrong
    • was comfortable in his religious beliefs
    • she's a comfortable person to be with
    • she felt comfortable with her fiance's parents

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robert_mearns_yerkes

  • noun United States psychologist who studied the intelligence of primates (1876-1956)
    Yerkes; Robert M. Yerkes.

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rat

  • noun any of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger than a mouse
  • noun someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike
    strikebreaker; scab; blackleg.

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reprobate

  • noun a person without moral scruples
    miscreant.
  • verb reject (documents) as invalid

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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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doggedness

  • noun persistent determination
    perseverance; persistency; tenaciousness; tenacity; pertinacity; persistence.

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neurotypical

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coloring_material

  • noun any material used for its color
    color; colour; colouring material.
    • she used a different color for the trim

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unresolved

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

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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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persistency

  • noun persistent determination
    perseverance; tenaciousness; doggedness; tenacity; pertinacity; persistence.

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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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angle

  • noun the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians
  • noun a biased way of looking at or presenting something
    slant.

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relationship

  • noun a relation between people; (`relationship' is often used where `relation' would serve, as in `the relationship between inflation and unemployment', but the preferred usage of `relationship' is for human relations or states of relatedness)
    human relationship.
    • the relationship between mothers and their children
  • noun a state of connectedness between people (especially an emotional connection)
    • he didn't want his wife to know of the relationship

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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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check

  • noun a written order directing a bank to pay money
    cheque; bank check.
    • he paid all his bills by check
  • noun an appraisal of the state of affairs
    assay.
    • they made an assay of the contents
    • a check on its dependability under stress

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cave

  • noun a geological formation consisting of an underground enclosure with access from the surface of the ground or from the sea
  • verb hollow out as if making a cave or opening
    undermine.
    • The river was caving the banks

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able

  • adjective (usually followed by `to') having the necessary means or skill or know-how or authority to do something
    • able to swim
    • she was able to program her computer
    • we were at last able to buy a car
    • able to get a grant for the project
  • adjective satellite have the skills and qualifications to do things well
    capable.
    • able teachers
    • a capable administrator
    • children as young as 14 can be extremely capable and dependable

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mid

  • adjective satellite used in combination to denote the middle
    • midmorning
    • midsummer
    • in mid-1958
    • a mid-June wedding

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heterosexual

  • noun a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex
    straight; straight person; heterosexual person.
  • adjective sexually attracted to members of the opposite sex

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majority

  • noun the property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts; the main part
    bulk.
    • the majority of his customers prefer it
    • the bulk of the work is finished
  • noun (elections) more than half of the votes
    absolute majority.

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raymond_bernard_cattell

  • noun American psychologist (born in England) who developed a broad theory of human behavior based on multivariate research (1905-1998)
    Cattell; Ray Cattell; R. B. Cattell; Raymond B. Cattell.

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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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finding

  • noun the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation
    determination.
    • the determination of molecular structures
  • noun the decision of a court on issues of fact or law

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edward_lee_thorndike

  • noun United States educational psychologist (1874-1949)
    Thorndike.

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gym

  • noun athletic facility equipped for sports or physical training
    gymnasium.

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persistence

  • noun the property of a continuous and connected period of time
    continuity.
  • noun persistent determination
    perseverance; persistency; tenaciousness; doggedness; tenacity; pertinacity.

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ultimate

  • noun the finest or most superior quality of its kind
    • the ultimate in luxury
  • adjective furthest or highest in degree or order; utmost or extreme
    • the ultimate achievement
    • the ultimate question
    • man's ultimate destiny
    • the ultimate insult
    • one's ultimate goal in life

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thorndike

  • noun English actress (1882-1976)
    Dame Sybil Thorndike.
  • noun United States educational psychologist (1874-1949)
    Edward Lee Thorndike.

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parti

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blackmailer

  • noun a criminal who extorts money from someone by threatening to expose embarrassing information about them
    extortionist; extortioner.

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commonplace

  • noun a trite or obvious remark
    banality; platitude; cliche; bromide.
  • adjective satellite completely ordinary and unremarkable
    • air travel has now become commonplace
    • commonplace everyday activities

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multiple

  • noun the product of a quantity by an integer
    • 36 is a multiple of 9
  • adjective having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual
    • multiple birth
    • multiple ownership
    • made multiple copies of the speech
    • his multiple achievements in public life
    • her multiple personalities
    • a pineapple is a multiple fruit

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jungian

  • noun a follower or advocate of Carl Jung's theories
  • adjective of or relating to Carl Jung or his psychological theories

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normal

  • noun something regarded as a normative example
    formula; pattern; rule; convention.
    • the convention of not naming the main character
    • violence is the rule not the exception
    • his formula for impressing visitors
  • adjective conforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm; not abnormal
    • serve wine at normal room temperature
    • normal diplomatic relations
    • normal working hours
    • normal word order
    • normal curiosity
    • the normal course of events

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buffer

  • noun (chemistry) an ionic compound that resists changes in its pH
  • noun a neutral zone between two rival powers that is created in order to diminish the danger of conflict
    buffer zone.

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ascendency

  • noun the state that exists when one person or group has power over another
    control; ascendance; ascendancy; ascendence; dominance.
    • her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her

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ku_kluxer

  • noun a member of the Ku Klux Klan
    Klansman; Kluxer.

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looksism

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victim

  • noun an unfortunate person who suffers from some adverse circumstance
  • noun a person who is tricked or swindled
    dupe.

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hypnotize

  • verb induce hypnosis in
    mesmerize; mesmerise; hypnotise.

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prepossess

  • verb possess beforehand
  • verb cause to be preoccupied
    • The idea of his failure prepossesses him

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charm

  • noun attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates
    appeal; appealingness.
    • his smile was part of his appeal to her
  • noun a verbal formula believed to have magical force
    magical spell; magic spell; spell.
    • he whispered a spell as he moved his hands
    • inscribed around its base is a charm in Balinese

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ascendence

  • noun the state that exists when one person or group has power over another
    control; ascendance; ascendency; ascendancy; dominance.
    • her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her

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significant

  • adjective important in effect or meaning
    important.
    • a significant change in tax laws
    • a significant change in the Constitution
    • a significant contribution
    • significant details
    • statistically significant
  • adjective satellite fairly large
    substantial.
    • won by a substantial margin

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emancipation

  • noun freeing someone from the control of another; especially a parent's relinquishing authority and control over a minor child

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nuisance

  • noun (law) a broad legal concept including anything that disturbs the reasonable use of your property or endangers life and health or is offensive
  • noun a bothersome annoying person
    pain in the neck; pain.
    • that kid is a terrible pain

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class

  • noun a collection of things sharing a common attribute
    category; family.
    • there are two classes of detergents
  • noun a body of students who are taught together
    grade; course; form.
    • early morning classes are always sleepy

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group_dynamics

  • noun the branch of social psychology that studies the psychodynamics of interaction in social groups

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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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j._b._rhine

  • noun United States parapsychologist (1895-1980)
    Joseph Banks Rhine; Rhine.

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unequal

  • adjective poorly balanced or matched in quantity or value or measure
  • adjective lacking the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task
    inadequate.
    • inadequate training
    • the staff was inadequate
    • she was unequal to the task

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intergroup

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james_mckeen_cattell

  • noun American psychologist and editor (1860-1944)
    Cattell.

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pull_wires

  • verb influence or control shrewdly or deviously
    pull strings; manipulate.
    • He manipulated public opinion in his favor

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medical

  • noun a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person
    checkup; medical checkup; health check; medical examination; medical exam.
  • adjective relating to the study or practice of medicine
    • the medical profession
    • a medical student
    • medical school

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camp

  • noun temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers
    encampment; bivouac; cantonment.
    • wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling
  • noun a group of people living together in a camp
    • the whole camp laughed at his mistake

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drive

  • noun the act of applying force to propel something
    thrust; driving force.
    • after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off
  • noun a mechanism by which force or power is transmitted in a machine
    • a variable speed drive permitted operation through a range of speeds

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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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sympathize

  • verb share the feelings of; understand the sentiments of
    sympathise.
  • verb be understanding of
    understand; empathise; empathize; sympathise.
    • You don't need to explain--I understand!

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experimental_psychology

  • noun the branch of psychology that uses experimental methods to study psychological issues
    psychonomics.

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hindrance

  • noun something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
    balk; handicap; baulk; check; impediment; deterrent; hinderance.
  • noun any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
    incumbrance; preventative; encumbrance; interference; hitch; preventive; hinderance.

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levinson

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professional

  • noun a person engaged in one of the learned professions
    professional person.
  • noun an athlete who plays for pay
    pro.

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ethnocentrism

  • noun belief in the superiority of one's own ethnic group

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notion

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

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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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perseverance

  • noun persistent determination
    persistency; tenaciousness; doggedness; tenacity; pertinacity; persistence.
  • noun the act of persisting or persevering; continuing or repeating behavior
    perseveration; persistence.
    • his perseveration continued to the point where it was no longer appropriate

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meleady

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golf

  • noun a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes
    golf game.
  • verb play golf

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phenomenon

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

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summer

  • noun the warmest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the summer solstice to the autumnal equinox
    summertime.
    • they spent a lazy summer at the shore
  • noun the period of finest development, happiness, or beauty
    • the golden summer of his life

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charles

  • noun King of France from 1560 to 1574 whose reign was dominated by his mother Catherine de Medicis (1550-1574)
    Charles IX.
  • noun King of France who began his reign with most of northern France under English control; after the intervention of Jeanne d'Arc the French were able to defeat the English and end the Hundred Years' War (1403-1461)
    Charles VII.

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contemporary

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

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merit

  • noun any admirable quality or attribute
    virtue.
    • work of great merit
  • noun the quality of being deserving (e.g., deserving assistance)
    deservingness; meritoriousness.
    • there were many children whose deservingness he recognized and rewarded

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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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solving

  • noun finding a solution to a problem
    resolution.
  • verb find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of
    lick; work out; work; puzzle out; solve; figure out.
    • did you solve the problem?
    • Work out your problems with the boss
    • this unpleasant situation isn't going to work itself out
    • did you get it?
    • Did you get my meaning?
    • He could not work the math problem

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uneasiness

  • noun feelings of anxiety that make you tense and irritable
    edginess; inquietude; disquietude.
  • noun physical discomfort (as mild sickness or depression)
    malaise; unease.

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queer

  • noun offensive term for an openly homosexual man
    poove; fairy; nance; queen; fagot; pansy; poof; pouf; faggot; fag.
  • verb hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
    thwart; bilk; cross; frustrate; baffle; foil; spoil; scotch.
    • What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge
    • foil your opponent

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scarce

  • adjective deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand
    • fresh vegetables were scarce during the drought
  • adverb only a very short time before
    scarcely; barely; hardly; just.
    • they could barely hear the speaker
    • we hardly knew them
    • just missed being hit
    • had scarcely rung the bell when the door flew open
    • would have scarce arrived before she would have found some excuse to leave"- W.B.Yeats

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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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biometrics

  • noun a branch of biology that studies biological phenomena and observations by means of statistical analysis
    biostatistics; biometry.

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unreasonable

  • adjective not reasonable; not showing good judgment
  • adjective satellite beyond normal limits
    undue; inordinate; excessive.
    • excessive charges
    • a book of inordinate length
    • his dress stops just short of undue elegance
    • unreasonable demands

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enthusiast

  • noun an ardent and enthusiastic supporter of some person or activity
    partisan; partizan.
  • noun a person having a strong liking for something
    fancier.

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coloring

  • noun a digestible substance used to give color to food
    food coloring; food colouring; food colour; colouring; food color.
    • food color made from vegetable dyes
  • noun a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
    color; colour; colouring.
    • a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light

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knowledge

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

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justice

  • noun the quality of being just or fair
    justness.
  • noun judgment involved in the determination of rights and the assignment of rewards and punishments

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varied

  • adjective characterized by variety
    • immigrants' varied ethnic and religious traditions
    • his work is interesting and varied
  • verb become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence
    vary; alter; change.
    • her mood changes in accordance with the weather
    • The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season

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unprofitableness

  • noun the quality of affording no gain or no benefit or no profit
    unprofitability.

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modern_world

  • noun the circumstances and ideas of the present age
    contemporary world; present times; modern times.
    • in modern times like these

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quem

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decry

  • verb express strong disapproval of
    excoriate; reprobate; objurgate; condemn.
    • We condemn the racism in South Africa
    • These ideas were reprobated

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prejudicate

Formed before due examination. "Ignorance and prejudicate opinions." Jer. Taylor.

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dogmatist

  • noun a stubborn person of arbitrary or arrogant opinions
    doctrinaire.

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penalty

  • noun the act of punishing
    punishment; penalization; penalisation.
  • noun a payment required for not fulfilling a contract

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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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supremacy

  • noun power to dominate or defeat
    mastery; domination.
    • mastery of the seas

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princeton

  • noun a university town in central New Jersey
  • noun a university in New Jersey
    Princeton University.

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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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darwin

  • noun English natural scientist who formulated a theory of evolution by natural selection (1809-1882)
    Charles Robert Darwin; Charles Darwin.
  • noun provincial capital of the Northern Territory of Australia

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inferior

  • noun one of lesser rank or station or quality
  • noun a character or symbol set or printed or written beneath or slightly below and to the side of another character
    subscript.

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injustice

  • noun an unjust act
    unfairness; iniquity; shabbiness.
  • noun the practice of being unjust or unfair
    unjustness.

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vigor

  • noun forceful exertion
    energy; vigour; zip.
    • he plays tennis with great energy
    • he's full of zip
  • noun active strength of body or mind
    vigour; dynamism; heartiness.

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ranking

  • noun position on a scale in relation to others in a sport
  • verb take or have a position relative to others
    rank.
    • This painting ranks among the best in the Western World

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dominant

  • noun (music) the fifth note of the diatonic scale
  • noun an allele that produces the same phenotype whether its paired allele is identical or different
    dominant allele.

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raymond_b._cattell

  • noun American psychologist (born in England) who developed a broad theory of human behavior based on multivariate research (1905-1998)
    Cattell; Ray Cattell; Raymond Bernard Cattell; R. B. Cattell.

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aficionado

  • noun a fan of bull fighting
  • noun a serious devotee of some particular music genre or musical performer

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hostility

  • noun a hostile (very unfriendly) disposition
    ill will.
    • he could not conceal his hostility
  • noun a state of deep-seated ill-will
    enmity; antagonism.

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expectation

  • noun belief about (or mental picture of) the future
    prospect; outlook.