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Subvert

—verb

1) to overthrow, cause the downfall of.

—Related forms

sub·vert·er, noun
un·sub·vert·ed, adjective

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Persnickety

—adjective Informal.

1) overparticular, fussy or snobbish.

—Related forms

per·snick·et·i·ness, noun

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Interoperable

—adjective

1) capable of being used or operated reciprocally: interoperable weapons systems.

—Related forms

in·ter·op·er·a·bil·i·ty, noun
in·ter·op·er·a·bly, adverb

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Provident

—adjective

1) mindful or showing foresight: provident care.

—Related forms

prov·i·dent·ly, adverb
prov·i·dent·ness, noun
non·prov·i·dent, adjective
non·prov·i·dent·ly, adverb
o·ver·prov·i·dent, adjective
o·ver·prov·i·dent·ly, adverb
o·ver·prov·i·dent·ness, noun
un·prov·i·dent, adjective
un·prov·i·dent·ly, adverb

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Mull

—verb

1) to study or ponder.


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Ruminate

—verb

1) to ponder.

—Related forms

ru·mi·nat·ing·ly, adverb
ru·mi·na·tion, noun
ru·mi·na·tive, adjective
ru·mi·na·tive·ly, adverb
ru·mi·na·tor, noun
non·ru·mi·nat·ing, adjective
non·ru·mi·nat·ing·ly, adverb
non·ru·mi·na·tion, noun
non·ru·mi·na·tive, adjective
un·ru·mi·nat·ed, adjective
un·ru·mi·nat·ing, adjective
un·ru·mi·nat·ing·ly, adverb
un·ru·mi·na·tive, adjective

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Furtive

—adjective

1) taken/done/used by stealth; secret: a furtive glance. a furtive manner.

—Related forms

fur·tive·ly, adverb
fur·tive·ness, noun

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Baroque

—adjective

1) extravagantly ornate.

—noun

(often initial capital letter) the baroque style or period.
anything extravagantly ornamented, especially something so ornate as to be in bad taste.
an irregularly shaped pearl.

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Savoir-vivre

—noun

1) knowledge of the world and the ways or usages of polite society.

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Avec plaisir

1) with pleasure.

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Semblance

—noun

1) outward appearance.

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Surmise

—verb

1) to think or infer without strong evidence.

—Related forms

sur·mis·a·ble, adjective
sur·mised·ly , adverb
sur·mis·er, noun
un·sur·mised, adjective
un·sur·mis·ing, adjective

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Propitious

—adjective

1) favorable: propitious weather. propitious gods.

—Related forms

pro·pi·tious·ly, adverb
pro·pi·tious·ness, noun
un·pro·pi·tious, adjective
un·pro·pi·tious·ly, adverb
un·pro·pi·tious·ness, noun

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Favonian

—adjective

1) mild or favorable.

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Posit

—verb

1) to assume

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Preternatural

—adjective

1) supernatural: preternatural powers.

—Related forms

pre·ter·nat·u·ral·ism, pre·ter·nat·u·ral·i·ty , pre·ter·nat·u·ral·ness, noun
pre·ter·nat·u·ral·ly, adverb
un·pre·ter·nat·u·ral, adjective
un·pre·ter·nat·u·ral·ly, adverb

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Thaumaturgic

—adjective

1) magical: thaumaturgical powers.

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Accord

—verb

1) to be in agreement

—Related forms

ac·cord·a·ble, adjective
ac·cord·er, noun
non·ac·cord, noun
pre·ac·cord, noun, verb (used without object)
un·ac·cord·a·ble, adjective
un·ac·cord·ed, adjective
well-ac·cord·ed, adjective

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Adumbrate

—verb

1) to outline or sketch.

—Related forms

ad·um·bra·tion, noun

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Approbation

—noun

1) approval

—Related forms

pre·ap·pro·ba·tion, noun
self-ap·pro·ba·tion, noun
sub·ap·pro·ba·tion, noun

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