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canon (adj. form: canonical)
(n) an established set of principles or code of laws, often religious in nature
(n) a substance that accelerates the rate of a chemical reaction without itself changing; a person or thing that cause change
discretion (adj. form: discreet)
(n) cautious reserve in speech; ability to make responsible decisions
dogmatic (n. form: dogma)
(adj.) expressing a rigid opinion based on unproved or unprovable principles
ebullience (adj. form: ebullient)
(n) the quality of lively or enthusiastic expression of thoughts and feelings
(adj./n.) soothing, esp. to the skin; making less harsh; mollifying; an agent that softens or smooths the skin
oscillation (v. form: oscillate)
(n) the act or state of swinging back and forth with a steady, uninterrupted rhythm
(n/v) authoritative permission or approval; a penalty intended to enforce compliance; to give permission or authority to
satire (adj. form: satirical)
(n) a literary work that ridicules or criticizes a human vice through humor or derision
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