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19 Cards in this Set

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characterized by equity or fairness; just and right; fair; reasonable: equitable treatment of all citizens.
per capita
1. by or for each individual person: income per capita.
1. to overthrow (something established or existing).
2. to cause the downfall, ruin, or destruction of.
3. to undermine the principles of; corrupt.
1. the female head of a family or tribal line.
2. a woman who is the founder or dominant member of a community or group.
3. a venerable old woman.
a branch of philosophy that investigates the origin, nature, methods, and limits of human knowledge.
1. to prevent the presence, existence, or occurrence of; make impossible: The insufficiency of the evidence precludes a conviction.
2. to exclude or debar from something: His physical disability precludes an athletic career for him.
1. open to view or knowledge; not concealed or secret: overt hostility.
nominative determinism
It refers to amusing instances where people's names coincidentally reflect some aspect of their jobs, professions or lives
any organism that lives on dead organic matter, as certain fungi and bacteria.
1. to wander or shuffle about leisurely; stroll; saunter (often fol. by along, about, etc.).
2. to leave quickly; decamp.
1. to give up or put aside voluntarily: to renounce worldly pleasures.
2. to give up by formal declaration: to renounce a claim.
3. to repudiate; disown: to renounce one's son.
delighted with
used with a singular verb) the technology connected with the use of electronics to animate puppets or other figures, as for motion pictures.
1. a deceptive, misleading, or false notion, belief, etc.: That the world is flat was at one time a popular fallacy.
2. a misleading or unsound argument.
3. deceptive, misleading, or false nature; erroneousness.
4. Logic. any of various types of erroneous reasoning that render arguments logically unsound.
verb (used with object) 1. to make larger; enlarge in size, number, strength, or extent; increase: His salary is augmented by a small inheritance.
–verb (used without object) 5. to become larger.
a strong inclination, taste, or liking for something: a penchant for outdoor sports.
1. an enthusiastic public reception of a person, marked esp. by loud and prolonged applause.
7. a point that marks the beginning of a change: on the cusp of a new era.
1. a point or pointed end.
a feeling of strong dislike, ill will, or enmity that tends to display itself in action: a deep-seated animosity between two sisters; animosity against one's neighbor.