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anonymous
adj. of an unknown source or unrevealed name.
anthology
n. A collection of various writings, such as songs, stories, or poems.
conjecture
n. A conclusion based on guesswork or insuffiecient evidence.
v. To form an opinion while lacking sufficient evidence.
disposition
n. 1. A person's usual mood; temperament.
2. A regular tedency or inclination
encompass
v. 1.To enclose or encircle

2. To include
extricate
v. To free from a difficult or tangled situation.
generation
n. 1. One step in the line of descent of a family
2. All the people born and living about the same time.
3. The average span of time between the birth of parents and their children
guile
n. Cunning or deceit in dealing with others; trickery
imperative
adj. 1. Urgent; pressing
2. Having the power or authority to command.
instill
v. To introduce gradually in order to establish securely.
modify
v. 1. To make less extreme or severe.
2. To make changes in
3. In grammar, to limit or restrict in meaning.
pivot
n. 1. A small bar or rod on which something else turns.
2. A person or thing on which others depend.
v. 1. To turn on
prevalent
adj. Commonly occurring; widely accepted or practiced.
recur
v. 1. To come up again or to happen again.
2. To come to mind again
spontaneous
adj. 1. Voluntary and unplanned
2. Occurring or produced without human labor