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Artifact

1 a :  something created by humans usually for a practical purpose; especially :  an object remaining from a particular period b :  something characteristic of or resulting from a particular human institution, period, trend, or individual 2 :  a product of artificial character (as in a scientific test) due usually to extraneous (as human) agency

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Cognitive

: of, relating to, or involving conscious mental activities (such as thinking, understanding, learning, and remembering)

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Schema (plur schemata)

1 :  a diagrammatic presentation; broadly :  a structured framework or plan :  outline 2 : 
a mental codification of experience that includes a particular
organized way of perceiving cognitively and responding to a complex
situation or set of stimuli

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Inductive

using particular examples to reach a general conclusion about something

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Ethnographic

the study of human races and cultures

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subjugate (v. n: subjugation)

to defeat and gain control of (someone or something) by the use of
force : to conquer and gain the obedience of (a group of people, a
country, etc.)

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Reiki

a system of touching with the hands based on the
belief that such touching by an experienced practitioner produces
beneficial effects by strengthening and normalizing certain vital energy
fields held to exist within the body - Origin of REIKIJapanese, literally, spirit, from rei spirit, soul + ki vital force, mindFirst Known Use: 1985

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lenient

: allowing a lot of freedom and not punishing bad behavior in a strong way : not harsh, severe, or strict

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monophonic

1 :  having a single unaccompanied melodic line 2 :  of or relating to sound transmission, recording, or reproduction involving a single transmission path

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polyphonic

1 :  of, relating to, or marked by polyphony 2 :  being a polyphone

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delegation

1 :  the act of empowering to act for another 2 :  a group of persons chosen to represent others -- He's been chosen to lead the delegation to the conference.

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insubordinate (n: insubordination)

: not obeying authority : refusing to follow orders

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bypass

:  a passage to one side; especially :  a deflected route usually around a town 2 a :  a channel carrying a fluid around a part and back to the main stream

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pumper

:  one that pumps; especially :  a fire truck equipped with a pump

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hook-and-leader

what is used on pumper and fire-trucks

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expatriate

1 :  banish, exile 2 :  to withdraw (oneself) from residence in or allegiance to one's native country

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convergence

1 :  the act of converging and especially moving toward union or uniformity; especially :  coordinated movement of the two eyes so that the image of a single point is formed on corresponding retinal areas 2 :  the state or property of being convergent 3 : 
independent development of similar characters (as of bodily structure
of unrelated organisms or cultural traits) often associated with
similarity of habits or environment 4 :  the merging of distinct technologies, industries, or devices into a unified whole

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divergence

1 a :  a drawing apart (as of lines extending from a common center) b :  difference, disagreement c :  the acquisition of dissimilar characters by related organisms in unlike environments 2 :  a deviation from a course or standard 3 :  the condition of being mathematically divergent See divergence defined for kids »

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myriad

1 :  ten thousand 2 :  a great number

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ethnicity

1 :  ethnic quality or affiliation 2 :  a particular ethnic affiliation or group Examples of ETHNICITY

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ingrained

existing for a long time and very difficult to change - 1 :  worked into the grain or fiber 2 :  forming a part of the essence or inmost being :  deep-seated