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edification

n. something done to instruct

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Other Forms of Edification (v, adj)

v: edify

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adj: edifying

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plausible

adj. seems likely to be valid or true

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other forms of plausible (n, adv, ant)

n: plausibility

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adv: plausibly

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ant: implausible

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ephemeral

adj. lasting for a short period of time

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other forms of ephemeral (adv)

ephemerally

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vain

adj. to take extreme pride in your own beauty, intelligence, or other good qualities

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other forms of vain (n, adv)

n: vanity

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adv: vainly

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apparition

n. someone you see or think you see but is not really there as a physical being

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pretension

n. you disapprove of them b/c they claim or pretend that they are more important than they really are

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other forms of pretension (adj, n, adv)

adj: pretentious

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n: pretense

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adv: pretentiously

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veritable

adj. actual, true, or real

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other forms of veritable (adv)

adv: veritably

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irreparable

adj. damage or harm that is so bad that cannot be repaired or corrected

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other forms of irreparable (adv)

adv: irreparably

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abashed

adj. to feel embarrassed or ashamed

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other forms of abashed (adv, ant)

adv: abashedly

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ant: unabashed

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ant: unabashedly

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contemplate

v. to think about carefully and for a long time

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other forms of contemplate (n, adj, adv)

n: contemplation

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adj: contemplative

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adv: contemplatively

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manifest

adj. clear or obvious

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other forms of manifest (v, adv)

v: manifest

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adv: manifestly

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reproach

n/v. to criticize, reprimand, or scold

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other forms of reproach (adj, adv)

adj: reproachful

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adv: reproachfully

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shrewd

adj. tricky and clever

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other forms of shrewd (n, adv)

n: shrewdness

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adv: shrewdly

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vain

adj. do something without success

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conciliatory

adj. trying to end an argument to make people feel less angry; apathetic, being sorry

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other forms of conciliatory (related verb)

reconcile

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heed

v/n. to pay attention to

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other forms of heed (adj)

adj: heedful

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oration

n. a formal speech

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other forms of oration (n, v)

n: orator

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v: orate

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pretext

n. a reason that you pretend to have in order to hide you real reason or intention

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incumbent

adj: obligatory, required

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n: one who holds a specific office at the time spoken of

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suppress

v. to put down by force or authority

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other forms of suppress (n, adj)

n (person): suppressor

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n (thing): suppression

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adj: suppressive

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apathy

n. a lack of feeling, emotion, or interest; boredom

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other forms of apathy (adj, adv)

adj: apathetic

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adv: apathetically

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ignorant

adj. lacking knowledge or awareness; ignoring info that they could have accessed or learned

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benevolent

adj. kind, good

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other forms of ignorant (n, adv)

n: ignorance

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adv: ignorantly

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other forms of benevolent (n, adv)

n: benevolence

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adv: benevontly

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cynical

adj. believing the worst of human nature and motives; pessimistic, glass half empty

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other forms of cynical (n, adv)

n: cynic, cynicism

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adv: cynically

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tyranny

n. cruel or oppressive use of power

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other forms of tyranny (v, n, adj, adv)

v: tyrannize

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n: tyrant

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adj: tyrannical

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adv: tyrannically

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dissent

n. a protest

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v. to protest, dissent against

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other forms of dissent (n)

n: dissenter, dissentient

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obstinate

adj. stubborn

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other forms of obstinate (adv, n)

adv: obstinately

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n: obstinance

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maxim

n. a short saying; a general truth or rule of conduct

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manipulate

v. to control someone or something (unfairly) to gain advantage

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other forms of manipulate (n, adj, adv)

n: manipulation, manipulator

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adj: manipulative

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adv: manipulatively

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privilege

n. a special right or advantage given to only one person or group

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other forms of privilege (adj)

adj: privileged

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critique

v/n. to analyze, evaluate, or criticize a piece of writing that analyzes, evaluates or criticizes

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convergence

n. coming together; becoming more similar

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other forms of convergence (v, adj, adv, ant)

v: converge

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adj: convergent

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adv: convergently

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ant: divergence

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adversity

n. a very difficult or unfavorable situation

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other forms of adversity (adj, adv)

adj: adverse

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adv: adversely

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subjective

adj. based on personal opinions and feelings rather than facts

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other forms of subjective (adv, ant)

adv: subjectively

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ant: objective

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liable

adj. likely to happen, probable

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oscillate

v. move repeatedly from one position to another and back again

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other forms of oscillate (n)

n: oscillation

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volition

n. if you do something of you own volition, you do it b/c you have decided for yourself that you will do it and not b/c someone else has told you to do it

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displacement

the removal of something or someone for, its usaal place or position by something or someone which that occupies that place or position

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