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curvilinear

1 :  consisting of or bounded by curved lines :  represented by a curved line 2 :  marked by flowing tracery

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antecedent

something that came before something else and may have influenced or caused it

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confluence

1 :  a coming or flowing together, meeting, or gathering at one point 2 a :  the flowing together of two or more streams b :  the place of meeting of two streams c :  the combined stream formed by conjunction

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prosocial

Beneficial to all parties and consistent with community laws and moresContributing to a beneficial outcome by negotiation, problem solving, problem analysis, clarification, or respectful behaviors

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sema

a Sufi ceremony performed as dhikr. Sama means "listening", while dhikr means "remembrance".[1]
These rituals often includes singing, playing instruments, dancing,
recitation of poetry and prayers, wearing symbolic attire, and other
rituals. It is a particularly popular form of worship in the Chisti order of the Indian subcontinent.

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animosity

:  ill will or resentment tending toward active hostility :  an antagonistic attitude

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deindividuation

Deindividuation is a concept in social psychology that is generally thought of as the losing of self-awareness[1] in groups, although this is a matter of contention

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communal

: shared or used by members of a group or community: relating to or involving members of a commune (sense 1): relating to a situation in which you are doing something with other people

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emancipate

to free (someone) from someone else's control or power

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ecology

: a science that deals with the relationships between groups of living things and their environments: the relationships between a group of living things and their environment

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inasmuch as

1 :  in the degree that :  insofar as 2 :  in view of the fact that :  since

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child-rearing

parenting. The rearing of a child or children, especially the care, love, and guidance given by a parent.

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conform to norms

comply with norms

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self-actualisation

a term that has been used in various psychology theories, often in slightly different ways. The term was originally introduced by the organismic theorist Kurt Goldstein
for the motive to realize one's full potential. Expressing one's
creativity, quest for spiritual enlightenment, pursuit of knowledge, and
the desire to give to society are examples of self-actualization.

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discrepancy

a difference especially between things that should be the same

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allocentric

Concerned with the interests of others more than one's own; community-minded.Relating to spatial representations: linked to a reference frame
based on the external environment and independent of one's current
location in it. For example, giving the direction as "north," as opposed
to "right" (egocentric).

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idiocentric

characterized by or denoting interest centered upon oneself or one's own ways, rather than upon others or the ways of others; self-centereddeviating from the norm; eccentric

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affluent

having a large amount of money and owning many expensive things

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idiosyncrasy

: an unusual way in which a particular person behaves or thinks: an unusual part or feature of something

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intrinsic

belonging to the essential nature or constitution of a thing

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nascent

: beginning to exist : recently formed or developed

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covert

: made, shown, or done in a way that is not easily seen or noticed : secret or hidden

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overt

open to view :  manifest

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unitary

: relating to or forming a single unit

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coterminous

1 :  having the same or coincident boundaries 2 :  coextensive in scope or duration

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salience

1 :  the quality or state of being salient 2 :  a striking point or feature :  highlight

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salient

very important or noticeable

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nonsensical

: words or ideas that are foolish or untrue: behavior that is silly, annoying, or unkind: language that has no meaning

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dysfunctional

1 :  impaired or abnormal functioning 2 :  abnormal or unhealthy interpersonal behavior or interaction within a group

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idiographic

:  relating to or dealing with something concrete, individual, or unique

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nomothetic

:  relating to, involving, or dealing with abstract, general, or universal statements or laws

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emic

of, relating to, or involving analysis of cultural
phenomena from the perspective of one who participates in the culture
being studied — compare etic

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etic

of, relating to, or involving analysis of cultural
phenomena from the perspective of one who does not participate in the
culture being studied — compare emic

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polemic

: a strong written or spoken attack against someone else's opinions, beliefs, practices, etc.polemics : the art or practice of using language to defend or harshly criticize something or someone

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discrepancy

: a difference especially between things that should be the same

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peculiar

: not usual or normal: not well : somewhat ill

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in the similiar vein

Similar, like, alike; related.

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prerogative

: a right or privilege; especially : a special right or privilege that some people have

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artefact

chiefly British variant of artifact

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interrogate

: to ask (someone) questions in a thorough and often forceful way

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solidarity

: a feeling of unity between people who have the same interests, goals, etc.

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cremate

: to burn (the body of a person who has died)

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enactment

1 :  the act of enacting :  the state of being enacted 2 :  something (as a law) that has been enacted

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substance

: a material of a particular kind: a drug that is considered harmful and whose use is controlled by law or made illegal: the quality of being meaningful, useful, or important

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irrigation

1 :  the therapeutic flushing of a body part with a stream of liquid 2 :  the watering of land by artificial means to foster plant growth

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preclude

: to make (something) impossible : to prevent (something) from happening: to prevent (someone) from doing something

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congregation

: the people who are attending a religious service: the people who regularly attend religious services

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autonomous

: existing or acting separately from other things or people: having the power or right to govern itself

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token foreigners

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revolt

: to fight in a violent way against the rule of a leader or government: to act in a way that shows that you do not accept the control or influence of someone or something: to cause (someone) to feel disgust or shock

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filfdom

The estate or domain of a feudal lord. 2. Something over which one dominant person or group exercises control

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stratification

: the state of being divided into social classes: the state of having many layers

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conciliation

1 :  to gain (as goodwill) by pleasing acts 2 :  to make compatible :  reconcile 3 :  appease

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dissemination

: to cause (something, such as information) to go to many people

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assortment

a group or collection of different things or people

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autocratic

1 :  of, relating to, or being an autocracy :  absolute 2 :  characteristic of or resembling an autocrat :  despotic

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persuasive-paternalistic

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conflate

1 a :  to bring together :  fuse b :  confuse 2 :  to combine (as two readings of a text) into a composite whole

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homogenize

: to treat (milk) so that the fat is mixed throughout instead of floating on top: to change (something) so that its parts are the same or similar

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foreman

: the member of a jury who is the leader: a person who is in charge of a group of workers

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unbecoming

: not attractive : not becoming: not appropriate or acceptable for a person in a particular job or position

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consummate

: very good or skillful: very bad

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disparage

: to describe (someone or something) as unimportant, weak, bad, etc.

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despot

: a ruler who has total power and who often uses that power in cruel and unfair ways: a person who has a lot of power over other people

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impresario

: a person who manages a performance (such as a concert or play)

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stupendous

: so large or great that it amazes you