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naive
adj: showing or characterized by a lack of sophistication and critical judgement; gullable
dearth
noun: a scarce supply; a lack
ultimatum
noun: a statement, especially in diplomatic negotiations, that express or implies the threat of serious penalties if the terms aren't accepted
deter
verb: to prevent or discourage from acting, as by means of fear
carpe diem
noun: used as an admonition to seeze the plesures of the moment without concern for the future
pedagogy
moun: the art or profession of teaching
nemesis
noun: an opponent that can't be beaten or overcome
pertinent
adj: having logical precise relevance to the matter at hand
orthodox
adj: adhearing to the accepted or traditional and established way
peril
noun: something that endangers or involves risks
pilfer
verb: to steal (a small amount or item)
postmortem
adj: occuring or done after death
irrevocable
adj: impossible to retract or revoke
benefactor
noun: one that gives aid (especially finacially)
benevolent
adj: of, concerned with, or organized for the benefit of charity