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Conjecture

An opinion or conclusion based on incomplete information

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Empirical

Based on an observation or experience rather than theory or pure logic

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Condemnation

Expression of very strong disapproval

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Forego

Go without

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Implicit vs explicit

Implicit- implied but not directly stated
Explicit- stated and leaves no room for argument

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Subtle

So delicate or precise as to be difficult to describe

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Exposé

A public exposure or revelation, to be discredited

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Accumulation

The gradual gathering of something

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Assertion

Statement of opinion

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Qualification

A quality or accomplishment that makes a person suitable for a job

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Novice

A new person

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Follies

Foolishness, lack of good sense

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Speculative

Wondering

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Understated

AP is kinda hard

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Quantity

The amount thing

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Jargon

Special words or expressions used by a particular profession or group and are difficult for others to understand

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Abstract

Existing in thought or as an idea but not having a physical or concrete existence

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Erratic

Irregular in movement or pattern, unpredictable

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Ad hominem argument

Fallacious argument where genuine discussion of the topic at hand is avoided by instead attacking the character

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Domesticity

Home or family life

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Disdainful

Showing contempt or lack of respect

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Implausible

Not seeming plausible, failing to convince

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Anecdote

A short story about someone’s life

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Self-deprecating

To undervalue one’s self

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Juxtaposition

Two things places close together to create a contrast

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Genuine

Truly what something is said to be

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Catastrophic

Involving or causing terrible damage and suffering

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Ominous

Something bad is gonna happen