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Pedagogy

n. method of teaching; science of education

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Reproof

n. an expression of blame or disapproval; scolding; criticism

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Discrete

adj. separate

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Unfetter

v. set free

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Psychosis

n. severe mental disturbance

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Dissuade

v. persuade someone not to take a course of action

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Discreet

adj. careful and circumspect in one's speech or actions, esp. in order to avoid causing offense or to gain an advantage

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v. illuminate by or as if by shining light

Irradiate

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adj. beyond criticism; faultless

Irreproachable

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adj. nomadic; n. wanderer

Itinerant

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adj. tired; bored or lacking enthusiasm

Jaded

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n. a side post or surface of a doorway, window, or fireplace

Jamb

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adj. affected by bitterness, resentment, or envy; yellow in complexion

Jaundiced

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n. a short pleasurable trip

Jaunt

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adj. having or expressing a lively, cheerful, and confident manner

Jaunty

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adj. naïve, simplistic, and superficial

Jejune

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v. to agree with

Jibe

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adj. extremely patriotic, esp. in the form of aggressive or warlike foreign policy

Jingoistic

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n. lively and cheerful activity or celebration

Jollity

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adj. (of a place) extremely dirty or unpleasant, especially as a result of poverty or neglect

Squalid

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adj. dull; sober; serious

Staid

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adj. to stop

Stanch

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n. an upright bar or post forming a support or barrier

Stanchion

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n. dockworker

Stevedore

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v. supply an ungenerous or inadequate amount of (something); to be economical or frugal about spending or providing something

Stinting

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v. (in drawing, painting, and engraving) mark (a surface) with numerous small dots or specks

Stipple

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v. encourage or incite (a strong emotion or tendency); strengthen

Stoke

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v. to delay or block by refusing to answer questions or by giving evasive replies especially in politics

Stonewalled

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adj. loud and harsh

Strident