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to glean
to gather information or material bit by bit; to pick over in search of relevant material.
synod
an ecclesiastical (relating to a church especially as an institution) governing or advisory council.
to conflate
to bring together; to combine (as two readings of a text) into a composite whole.
ignominious
deserving of shame or infamy.
to curtail
to make less or to shorten.
fallacy
deceptive appearance; a false or mistaken idea; erroneous character; an often plausible argument using false or invalid inference.
maxim
a general truth, fundamental principle, or rule of conduct; a proverbial saying.
garrulous
pointlessly or annoyingly talkative.
eminent
standing out so as to be readily perceived or noted; prominent.
enigma
an obscure speech or writing; something hard to understand or explain; an inscrutable or mysterious person.
in lieu of
instead
acumen
keenness and depth of perception, discernment, or discrimination especially in practical matters.
indolence
inclination to laziness; sloth.
animus
basic attitude; prejudiced ill will
imminent
ready to take place; hanging threateningly over one's head.