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impediment






S9
(n) an onstacle
confounding






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(adj) confusing; puzzling)
succinctly






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(adj) briefly; concisely
opaque






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(adj) obscure; unintelligible; unable to see through
buttress

(BUT-truss)




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(v) to support; (n) a support
rebut

(ri-BUT)




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(v) to present opposing evidence or arguments; refute (N = rebuttal)
thesis






S9
(n) a proposition put forward for consideration
critique

(cri-TEEK)




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(n) a critical commentary, (v) to make a critical commentary
camaraderie

(cahm-a-rod-er-ee)




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(N) good will and rapport among friends
paradigm

(para-DIME)




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(n) a model, or pattern of thought; the set of assumptions, concepts, values, and practices that form the basis for one's beliefs

Several paradigms underly modern psychological thought and they are sometimes in real conflict.
lethargic






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(adj) sluggish; dull
retrospect






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(n) looking back at the past
perturbed






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(adj) greatly disturbed/annoyed
empirical






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(adj) directly derived from observation OR experiment; guided by practical experience (i.e., past observation) rather than theory
evince

(ee-VINCE)




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(v) to show clearly
unbiased






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(adj) impartial
circumlocution

(SIR-COME-low-cution)




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(n) an indirect way of saying something; evasive speech or writing; use of unnecessary, indirect language
eschew

(es-CHEW)




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(v) to avoid, shun
chide

(ch-eyed)




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(v) to scold mildly, reprimand; espress disapproval