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Adherent

Follower of a person or idea

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Deference

Act or practice of yielding to another's authority

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Impervious

Unable to be affected

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Purported

Claimed as true, but probably false

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Introspective

Contemplating one's own thoughts and feelings

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Incredulous

Unable to believe something, amazed

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Sacrilege

An act against a holy person or place

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Epiphany

A moment of great insight, revelation

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Inference

A conclusion not directly proved by evidence, but able to be drawn from facts at hand

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Phenomenon

A fact or event which can be observed or documented

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Sycophant

A person who flatters: yes-man

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Infinitesimal

Extremely small

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Retrospective

Looking backwards over time

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Confer

1) to discuss something with somebody else
2) to bestow

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Expound

To explain or discuss in detail

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Incoherent

Not able to be understood, nonsensical

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Docile

Easily taught, submissive to instruction

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Innovative

Showing creativity and originality

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Deflect

To cause to turn aside or away

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Revert

To fall back in an old condition

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Reprobate

A dishonest or immoral person, a scoundrel

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Reprove

To scold or criticize

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Fallacy

A misleading or mistaken idea