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Approbation
n. An expression of approval, praise
Benighted
adj. Existing in a state of moral, cultural, or intellectual darkness; unenlighted
bourgeois
n. the middle class or a member of the middle class
adj. very concerned with middle-class values
2. Reflecting mediocrity
credo
a strongly held belief, a guide to one's action
empirical
based on exprerience or obserbation as opposed to theory
eschew
to stay away from; to shun
expatiate
to speak or writea bout in great detal; to elaborate, usually used with on or upon
iconoclast
one who attacks established beliefs, customs, or institutions
indigence
an extreme level of poverty
laudable
praiseworthy
mandate
*a clear command or instruction
*to require or order
ostensible
only seemingly so, apparent
recalcitrant
unwilling to accept another's authority, stubborn defiant
regurgitate
to expel from the stomach
to repeat mindlessly what one has learned
risible
provoking or causing laughter