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cogitate
think over;consider with care;ponder
crux
most important point;essential part
deduce
derive by reasoning;infer
eclectic
choosing(ideas,methods,ect.)from various sorces
heterodox
rejecting regularly accepted beliefs or doctrines; heretical; noncomformist
orthodox
generally accepted, especially in religion; conventional; approved
paradox
a self-contradictory statement which may nevertheless be true
plausible
superficially true or reasonable; apparently trustworthy
rationalize
invent excuses for ones actions, desires, failures, ect.
sophistry
clever but deceptive reasoning
specious
apparently reasonable but not really so
tenable
capable of being maintaned or defended
sinuous
bending in and out; winding; serpentine
grave
deserving serious attention; weighty; momentous
nugatory
of little or no value; trifling; worthless;usless
paltry
practically worthless; trashy; piddling; petty
relevent
pertinent
demure
falsely modest or serious; grave; prim
modest
unpretentious
brazen
shameless; impudent
ostentatious
pretentious
overweening
thinking too highly of oneself; arrogant; presumptuous
pert
too free in speech or action; bold; saucy; impertent
vanity
condition of being too vain about one's appearance or achievements; conceit