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Flashcards in Week1 Vocabs Deck (19):
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Rhetoric

The art of persuasion

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Autonomous

Self governing, independent

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Assertion

A claim

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Confer

To meet. Hand over with authority.

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Acronym

An abbreviation formed from the initial letters of other words and pronounced as a word. Ex: SAT, SWAT....

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In lieu of

Instead of

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Cumulative

Adds up over time

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Confiscate

To take with authority.

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Discrepancy

A disagreement.

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Hamartia

A fatal flaw

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Existential

Concerning the meaning of being.

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Nihilism

A philosophy of nothing matters.

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Harangue

To angrly scold.

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Clarion

Inspiring.

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Ubiquitious

Occuring everywhere

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Gratuitous

Unnecessary

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Eponymous

Lending one's name.

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Sobriquet

Nickname

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Extricate

Disentangle, to break free from.