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1

Adherent

Noun
A follower of a person or idea
Latin
Syn. Disciple
Ant. Opponent

2

Complacent

Adjective
Satisfied with a situation that should be changed or approved
Latin
Syn. Smug

3

Confer

Verb
To discuss something with someone else, consult
Latin

4

Deference

Noun
Act or practice of yielding to another's authority
Syn. Submission
Ant. Rebellion

5

Epiphany

Noun
A moment of great insight , revelation.
Greek

6

Expel

Verb
To send out or away
Latin
Syn. Eject
Ant. Admit

7

Impervious

Adjective
Unable to be affected
Latin
Syn. Invulnerable

8

Indoctrinate

Verb
To teach a certain point of view to
Latin
Syn. Instill

9

Inference

Noun
A conclusion not directly provided by evidence, but able to be drawn from the facts by hand.
Latin

10

Introspective

Adjective
Contemplating one's own thoughts and feelings
Latin
Syn. Meditative
Ant. Shallow

11

Motive

Noun
Cause for action
Latin
Syn. Incentive

12

Phenomenon

Noun
A fact or vent which can be observed and/or documented.

13

Punctilious

Adj.
Paying strict attention to detail; extremely careful.
Syn. Meticulous
Ant. Careless

14

Purported

Adjective
Claimed as true, but probably false
Latin
Syn. Alleged
Ant. Definite

15

Retrospective

Adjective
Looking backward over a period of time.
Latin

16

Sacrilege

Noun
An act against a holy person or place
Latin
Syn. Profanity
Ant. Reverence

17

Sycophant

Noun
A person who flatters; a yes man.
Greek