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inculcate
to teach through repitition
jejune
Not interesting; dull
lexicon
A dictionary
mitosis
The entire process of cell division including division
nomenclature
A system of names used in an art or science:
infrastructure
An underlying base or foundation especially for an organization or system
kinetic
Of, relating to, or produced by motion.
loquacious
Very talkative; garrulous.
moiety
A part, portion, or share
nonsectarian
Not limited to or associated with a particular religious denomination
interpolate
To insert or introduce between other elements or parts
kowtow
To kneel and touch the forehead to the ground in expression of deep respect, worship, or submission
lugubrious
Mournful, dismal, or gloomy, especially to an exaggerated or ludicrous degree
nanotechnology
microtechnology
notarize
to make legal or offical
irony
The use of words to express something different from and often opposite to their literal meaning.
laissez faire
Noninterference in the affairs of others
metamorphosis
A transformation, as by magic or sorcery
nihilism
An extreme form of skepticism that denies all existence
obsequious
Full of or exhibiting servile compliance; fawning