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40 terms

Random 01 Nash O

Random 01 Nash O
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trivial
not large enough to consider or notice
robust
physically strong
converge
come together so as to form a single product
coy
modestly or warily rejecting approaches or overtures
crux
most important point; essential part
conservative
a person who believes government power, particularly in the economy, should be limited in order to maximize individual freedom
communist
person believes government should control businesses and operate for the benefit of all citizens - land, factories, railroads, businesses, etc. are shared equally by all
spate
a sudden forceful flow
druthers
one's own way, choice, or preference
contemporary
belonging to the present time
relativism
the idea that nothing is real or true except in the mind of the individual person, whats right for you might not be whats right for me
fiscal
involving financial matters
deprivation
act of depriving someone of food or money or rights
audacious
disposed to venture or take risks
coalition
the state of being combined into one body
preferential
giving or showing an advantage to one over another
hoodwink
conceal one's true motives from especially by elaborately feigning good intentions so as to gain an end
advocate
push for something
militant
(adj.) given to fighting; active and aggressive in support of a cause; (n.) an activist
diligence
persevering determination to perform a task
inflection
Change in pitch or tone of the voice
beleaguered
to harass; beset
furor
an uproar; a state of great anger or excitement
fastidious
giving and careful attention to detail
altruistic
unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others
competent
properly or sufficiently qualified or capable or efficient
introspective
contemplating one's own thoughts and feelings
nihilism
complete denial of all established authority and institutions
versatile
(used of persons) having many skills
superficial
involving a surface only
assertive
confidently aggressive
magnanimous
generous and understanding and tolerant
indomitable
unconquerable, refusing to yield
chagrin
strong feelings of embarrassment
novel
of a kind not seen before
circumspect
careful, cautious
scourged
whipped, flogged; chastened severely
chasten
correct by punishment or discipline
derision
scoffing at, mockery, ridicule
contempt
a willful disobedience to or disrespect for the authority of a court or legislative body