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Pax romana
a period of roman economic military and cultural dominance
rara avis
something rare, rarity
sul generis
unique, on eof a kind
non sequitur
something that doesn't locigally follow
sine que non
something indispensable
requiescat in pace
rest in peace
honoriscausa
honorary (phD)
cogito ergo sum
i think therefore i am
antecedent
something that precedes another
mesomorph
ideal body type to biuld muscule
anomaly
an exception to the rule
galvanize
to spur on
cosmopolitan
sophisticated and full of global influences
microscosm
small scale model of something larger
iconoclast
someone who attacks people cherished believes
snathema
something people hate
osmosis
gradually learning something by being in the company of others
luminary
a famous person
anecdote
a story
parady
humorous imitation
myriad
a large # of..
pithy
brief and to the point
pecuniary
pertaining to $
impecunious
having no $, broke
ironic
turnign out in an unexpected and often humorous way