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Purported

Claimed as true, but probably false

Syn: Alleged Ant: Definite

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Phenomenon

A fact or event which can be observed and/or documented

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Incoherent

Not able to be understood; nonsensical

Syn: Confused Ant: Clear

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Reprove

To scold or criticize

Syn: Chide Ant: Praise

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Introspective

Contemplating one's own thoughts and feelings

Syn: Meditative Ant: Shallow

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Sycophant

A person who flatters; a yes-man

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Docile

Easily taught; submissive to instruction

Syn: Obedient Ant: Defiant

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Fallacy

A misleading or mistaken idea

Syn: Misconception Ant: Truth

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Incredulous

Unable to believe something; amazed

Syn: Skeptics Ant: Mistrusting

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Infinitesimal

Extremely small; incalculable or immeasurably small

Syn: Microscopic Ant: Huge

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Innovative

Showing creativity and originality