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disposition
n. 1.A person's usual mood; temperament.
2. A regular tendency or inclination.
encompass
v. 1.To enclose or encircle.
2.To include.
pivot
n. 1.A small bar or rod on which something else turns.
2.A person or thing on which others depend.
v. To turn on or as if on a pivot.
PIVOTAL adj. Vitally important; significant.
conjecture
n. A conclusion based on guesswork or insufficient evidence.
v. To form an opinion while lacking sufficient evidence.
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.
anthology
n. A collection of various writings, such as songs, stories, or poems.
spontaneous
adj. 1.Voluntary and unplanned.
2.Occurring or produced without human labor.
SPONTANEITY n.The quality or condition of occurring in an unplanned way.
anonymous
adj. Of an unknown source or unrevealed name.
imperative
adj. 1.Urgent; pressing.
2.Having the power or authority to command.
instill
To introduce gradually in order to establish securely.
recur
v. 1.To come up again or to happen again.
2.To come to mind again.
RECURRENCE n. The act of recurring.
guile
n. Cunning or deceit in dealing with others; trickery.
extricate
v. To free from a difficult or tangled situation.
modify
v. 1.To make less extreme or severe.
2.To make changes in.
3.In grammar, to limit or restrict in meaning.
prevalent
adj. Commonly occurring; widely accepted or practiced.