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capacious
capable of holding a large quantity; spacious
captious
inclined to find fault and make petty criticisms
captivate
to fascinate by charm, wit, intelligence, or beauty; enrapture
cater
to provide food, services, or entertainment; provide anything wished for or needed
concept
a general idea or understanding derived from specific instances; a thought or notion
inception
the beginning of something; commencement
perceptible
capable of being grasped by the sense or mind; noticable
precept
a rule that imposes a particular standard of action or conduct; guiding principle
receptacle
something that holds or contains
recipient
one that receives or is capable of receiving
axiomatic
self-evident; pertaining to an accepted principle or established rule
definitive
determining finally; authoritative and complete
empiracle
relying on practical experience without regard for theory
hypothetical
based on a theory that accounts for a set of facts and that can be tested
presuppose
to assume in advance; require as necessary condition
rationalize
to devise self-satisfying but incorrect reasons for (one's behavior)
rebuttal
a statement that presents opposing evidence or arguments
repudiate
to reject the validity of; refuse to recognize or pay
synthesis
the combining of separate elements or substances to form a coherent whole
verifiable
able to be proved true by the presentation of evidence or testimony
aberrant
deviating from what is normal; atypical
anomaly
a departure from the normal or common order, form, or rule
eccentricity
odd, peculiar, or whimsical behavior
endemic
prevalent in or peculiar to a particular locality or people; native
incongruous
not consistent with what is logical, customary, or expected; not corresponding
mundane
concerned with the ordinary, practical, or usual
outlandish
conspicuously unconventional; strikingly foreign
paragon
a model of perfection or excellence
ubiquitous
being or seeming to be everywhere at the same time
unwonted
not habitual, customary, or common