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Obeisant
respect, reverence, deference, homage
afflatus
a creative impulse, inspiration.
Immure
to imprison. To confine within walls
Fugacious
passing away quickly,evanescent
Solipsism
theory that the self is the only thing that can be known or verified; self is the only reality
Bruit
-(broot)-to spread news of, repeat
Sycophant
onewho attempts to win favoror advance himself by flattering persons of influence yes men
Palindrome
means same backwards and forward
Diatropic
tendency of certain plants or their parts to arrange themselves at right angles to a stimulus
Dialectic
the art of arriving at the truth by disclosing the contradictions in an opponent’s argument and overcoming them
Machinate(machination)-
mackinate-to devise, to plot
Copacetic
excellent, first rate
Imprecate
to invoke(evil or curse) upon
Captious
- A disposition to find fault and make petty criticisms; carping . Intended to entrap or confuse. Deceptive
Rhetorical question
a question to which no answer is expected or to which only one answer may be made