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mnemonic
designed to assist memory; a device to aid memory
divination
the art of predicting the future
corollary
a natural consequence
obloquy
public abuse , disgrace and dishonor
cognate
closely related in function
or
a personclosely related in essential nature
parameter
a limit, shaping factor, or determinig element
affinity
a natural attraction toa thing
pundit
one who gives authoritive opinions
bilious
peevish or irratable
hoi polli
the common people
ineffable
not expressible in words
lucubration
the result of a labrious study or thought
volte-face
a complete reversal
derring-do
heroism, daring deeds or explits
symptomatic
typical symptom of a disease
cul-de-sac
blind alley, dead end
gamut
an entire range
folderol
foolish talk and ideas, nonsense
risible
able or inclined to laugh
elixir
tonic