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capacious
capable of holding a large amount
captious
inclined to find fault and make petty criticisms
captivate
to fascinate by special charm, wit, or beauty
cater
to provide food, services, or entertainment
concept
a general idea or understanding derived from specific instances
inception
the beginning of something
perceptible
capable of being grasped by the senses or mind
precept
a rule that imposes a particular standard of action
receptacle
something that holds or contains; a container
recipient
one that receives or is capable of receiving
axiomatic
self evident; pertaining to an accepted principle or rule
definitive
determining finally; decisive
empirical
relying solely on practical experience without regard for theory
hypothetical
based on a belief or theory that accounts for facts that can be tested
presuppose
to assume in advance
rationalize
to devise self-satisfying but incorrect reasons for one's behavior
rebuttal
a statement or statements that present opposing evidence
repudiate
to reject the validity of
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
anomaly
a deviation or departure from the normal or common order
eccentricity
odd, peculiar, or whimsical behavior
endemic
prevalent in or peculiar to a particular locality or people
incongruous
not consistent with what is logical, customary, or expected
mundane
typical of or concerned with the ordinary, practical, or usual
outlandish
conspicuously unconventional; bizzare
paragon
a model of perfection or excellence
ubiquitous
being or seeming to be everywhere at the same time
unwonted
not habitual, customary, or common