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colloquy
conversation
They had a private colloquy in the corner
viable
able to live

Is the fetus mature enough to be viable?
synopsis
summary

Here is a brief synopsis of my life.
terra firma
solid ground

After the plane wreck I was glad to be back on terra firma.
sanction
authorize

Vince Young did not saction the use of his name.
Russophobe
One who fears Russia

Betsy suffers from russophobia.
prognosis
medical forcast

Kyle's prognosis for growth was confirmed by the doctor.
polychrome
many colored

We purchased a large polychrome painting for the basement.
philanthropy
love of mankind

F.I.S.T. is always doing philanthropy projects.
perspicacity
insight

My mother has great perspicacity.
mobocracy
mob rule

The mobocracy of the Soprano's is known through out the world.
gerontocracy
government of the old.
magniloquence
great eloquence

The Queen was known for her magniloquence.
kleptomaniac
pathological thief

The kleptomaniac took everthing from my room.
joie de vivre
joy of living

He definately had a joie de vivre that everyone could see.
in loco parentis
in place of parents

His grandparents were at the play in loco parentis.
mundane
worldly

I'm to tired to deal with mundane problems.
synthesis
combination

The synthesis of the two stories were remarkable.
unequivocal
direct

His answer was very unquivocal.
nibilism
belief in nothing

The man's nibilism was disturbing.
audiophile
stereo buff

Kyle is a audiophile.
entomology
insect zoology
Mr. Byler was teaching us about entomology.
omnifarious
of all kinds

His omnifarious love for ice cream was bad for his health.
invidious
causing envy

The boys new white Hummer was invidious amoung his friends.
deduction
reasoning down from principles