To revoke formally
weaken the consistency of (a chemical substance); reduced in strength; "the faded tones of an old recording"; become weaker, in strength, value, or magnitude; rarefy
"good living" - a person who enjoys the good things of life, especially food and drink
A boundary; A goal or destination
harmful to living things; "deleterious chemical additives"
express strong disapproval of; deplore
the act of appealing to voters' worst impulses
an elaborate analytical or explanatory essay or discussion
an error in chronology, especially a chronological misplacing of persons, events, objects, or customs in regard to each other; This is something that is out of place in respect to the historical setting.
the state of having rejected your religious beliefs or your political party or a cause (often in favor of opposing beliefs or causes)
remorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt
state in which the conditions of life are extremely bad as from deprivation or oppression or terror
standing above others in quality or position
close in time
the study of inherited changes in phenotype (appearance) or gene expression caused by mechanisms other than changes in the underlying DNA sequence, hence the name epi- (Greek: επί- over, above) -genetics. These changes may remain through cell divisions for the remainder of the cell's life and may also last for multiple generations. However, there is no change in the underlying DNA sequence of the organism; instead, non-genetic factors cause the organism's genes to behave (or "express themselves") differently
An epiphenomenon (plural - epiphenomena) is a secondary phenomenon that occurs alongside or in parallel to a primary phenomenon; A symptom that develops during the course of a disease that is not connected to the disease.
The investigation of human interactions with plants.
is a scientific research strategy often used in the field of social sciences, particularly in anthropology and in some branches of sociology, also known as part of historical science that studies people, ethnic groups and other ethnic formations, their ethnogenesis, composition, resettlement, social welfare characteristics, as well as their material and spiritual culture. It is often employed for gathering empirical data on human societies and cultures. Data collection is often done through participant observation, interviews, questionnaires, etc. Ethnography aims to describe the nature of those who are studied (i.e. to describe a people, an ethnos) through writing. In the biological sciences, this type of study might be called a "field study" or a "case report," both of which are used as common synonyms for "ethnography"; [descriptive and qualitative]
Take away a vital or essential part of; "the compromise among the parties eviscerated the bill that had been proposed"
urgent needs or demands intrinsic to a circumstance
Relating to and dealing with moment by moment human existence. Empirical reality as opposed to mere theory; Kierkegaard said, "truth is found in the inward how, not the external what. This passionate inwardness becomes the highest truth for the individual."
This is regarded as a military or terrorist threat to the existence of something. Usually involves nuclear, chemical or biological weapons
still in existence; not extinct or destroyed or lost
lies at the intersection of ecology and evolutionary biology. It approaches the study of ecology in a way that explicitly considers the evolutionary histories of species and the interactions between them
an epistemological theory which maintains that faith is independent of reason, or that reason and faith are hostile to each other and faith is superior at arriving at particular truth; the doctrine that faith is the basis of all knowledge; holds that religious beliefs can not be justified by rational means, but only through faith.
In astronomy, the geocentric model (also known as "geocentrism, "geocentricism," or the Ptolemaic view of the universe), is the theory, now superseded, that the Earth is the center of the universe and other objects go around it. Belief in this system was common in ancient Greece
idyllically calm and peaceful; suggesting happy tranquillity; "a halcyon atmosphere"
An advocate of an aggressive policy on foreign relations
one who attacks traditional beliefs
of a mental act performed entirely within the mind; "a cognition is an immanent act of mind"; of qualities that are spread throughout something; "ambition is immanent in human nature"; "we think of God as immanent in nature"; The omnipresence of God in His universe...when held without the parallel doctrine of Divine transcendence, it commonly indistinguishable from pantheism.
having or revealing little emotion or sensibility; not easily aroused or excited; "her impassive remoteness"; "he remained impassive, showing neither interest in nor concern for our plight"
curse: wish harm upon; invoke evil upon; "The bad witch cursed the child"; curse: utter obscenities or profanities
Sanction; formal and explicit approval
Habitual laziness or sloth
stimulate to action
unfriendly: not friendly; "an unfriendly act of aggression"; "an inimical critic" ; hostility (also called inimicality) "Refined carbohydrates are inimical to life."
A person with whom you are in dialog
the claim by a country over another territory or people it once occupied.
Close family friends
the philosophical study of being and knowing; a branch of philosophy that investigates principles of reality transcending those of any particular science. Cosmology and ontology are traditional branches of metaphysics. It is concerned with explaining the fundamental nature of being and the world;
stagnant: not growing or changing; without force or vitality being on the point of death; breathing your last; "a moribund patient"
A Muslim trained in the doctrine and law of Islam; the head of a mosque; a learned teacher, especially in Iran.
Emerging; just coming into existence; being born or beginning.
the doctrine that the world can be understood in scientific terms without recourse to spiritual or supernatural explanations
a newly invented word or phrase
knowledge is not possible or that contrary to our belief, some aspect of reality does not exist as such. Existential nihilism: argues that life is without objective meaning, purpose, or intrinsic value. Moral nihilists assert that morality does not inherently exist, and that any established moral values are abstractly contrived.
Disgrace arising from exceedingly shameful conduct; ignominy; Scornful reproach or contempt; A cause of shame or disgrace
Paleos = old; sphere = globe [greek]
a word or phrase that reads the same backward as forward
as an adjective, refers to the lifestyle of shepherds and pastoralists, moving livestock around larger areas of land according to seasons and availability of water and pasturage.
the study of the changes of normal mechanical, physical, and biochemical functions, either caused by a disease, or resulting from an abnormal syndrome.
the choice of exclusive synonyms for the same syntactic role in the act of structuring a sentence
Recklessly wasteful; A spendthrift (also called profligate) is someone who spends money prodigiously and who is extravagant and recklessly wasteful. The origin of the word is someone who is able to spend money acquired by the thrift of predecessors or ancestors.
favorable to health of mind or body
Set apart for a special purpose
Applying constant and enduring effort to a task or course of action; in a sedulous manner
An argument that seems plausible, but is fallacious or misleading, especially one devised deliberately to be so; The art of using deceptive speech or writing; Cunning or trickery
using repetition or excessive wordiness
The study of design and purpose in nature.
omnipresent: being present everywhere at once
clear of accusation, blame, suspicion, or doubt with supporting proof
While, at the same time
having abnormal fear or hatred of the strange or foreign
A flawed argument superficially correct in its reasoning, usually designed to deceive. An intentional fallacy
someone whose reasoning is subtle and often specious
Rude language or behaviour; scorn, insult
...Unable to be persuaded; relentless; unrelenting; Impossible to stop or prevent; inevitable; Adamant; severe; Cynthia was ~, she would have none of him.
...an unexpected acceleration or hastening; "he is responsible for the precipitation of his own demise"; haste: overly eager speed (and possible carelessness); "he soon regretted his haste"
bring about abruptly; "The crisis precipitated by Russia's revolution"; .hasty: done with very great haste and without due deliberation;.; ."wondered whether they had been rather precipitate
listlessness: inactivity resulting from lethargy and lack of vigor or energy; ...a state of motor and mental inactivity with a partial suspension of sensibility; "he fell into a deep torpor"
...showing sustained enthusiastic action with unflagging vitality; "an indefatigable advocate of equal rights"; "a tireless worker"; "unflagging pursuit of excellence"
...ruse; a crafty but underhanded deception; a trick played out as an ingenious, but artful, ruse; a strategic maneuver that uses some clever means to avoid detection or capture; a tactical move to gain advantage
...Physiognomy (from the Gk. "physis" meaning 'nature' and "gnomon" meaning 'judge' or 'interpreter') is the assessment of a person's character or personality from their outer appearance, especially the face
... An earnest affirmation or declaration of support
...an event that is experienced as indicating important things to come; "he hoped it was an augury"; "it was a sign from God"
...To feel loathing for; abhor; To declare to be hateful or abhorrent; denounce; To invoke a curse