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physis
something that grows/changes
secund
Arranged on (or turned towards) only one side of an axis
apposite
Highly appropriate, relevant, apt
renumerate
to recount
gadarene
Headlong, rash
inveterate
Firmly established, habitual
insouciant
Happily unconcerned, carefree, nonchalant
recusant
refusing to submit to authority, (n) one who refuses
chapfallen
dejected or dispirited
prospicient
having foresight
malversation
Corrupt behavior in public office
axiomatic
Indisputably true self-evident; Aphoristic
sodality
fellowship or association
rhinorrhea
runny nose
logorrhea
talkativeness
alexiteric
Counteracting the effects of poison; warding off contagion
atretic
Of or relating to an abnormal closure or congenital absence of a bodily opening
fomites
Any inanimate object that can transmit germs from one person to another
styptic
Able to check bleeding, whether by contracting the tissues or by promoting clotting; Tending to contract organic tissues; substance that stop bleeding of minor cuts
sounder
person or thing that makes sound; group of wild boars
covey
small flock of birds; group/set
skein
length of yarn wound around a reel; flock of birds in flight; Something suggesting complex twists and tangles
bevy
group of birds; group/collection
skulk
To hide, evade, or move stealthily; pack of foxes
autonym
person's own name
backronym
word re-interpreted as an acronym
ananym
name formed by reversing letters of another name
charactonym
name of a fictional character that suggests the personality traits of character
anonym
false or assumed name; anonymous person or book
propitious
Presenting favorable conditions; Favorably inclined; kindly