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an artistically beautiful or pleasing appearance; a conception of what is artistically valid or beautiful
having opposing attitudes or feelings, such as love and hate, toward a person, an aobject or an idea
the scientific study of the origin, the behavior, and the physical, social, and cultural development of human beings
hostile to or disruptive of the established social order; marked by or engaging in behavior that violates accepted mores
reversion to an earlier type; the reappearance in an individual of characteristics of some remote ancestor that have been absent in intervening generations
a group active in the invention and application of new techniques in a given field, especially in the arts
the method or result of concealing personnel or equipment from an enemy by making them appear to be part of the natural surroundings
corrosive and bitingly trenchant; cutting; causing a burning or stinging sensation, as from intense emotion
a keen feeling of mental unease, as of annoyance or embarrassment, caused by failure, disappointment, or a disconcerting event
to cause transformation of (a liquid or sol, for example) into or as if into a soft, semisolid, or solid mass
a feeling of contentment or self-satisfaction, especially when coupled with an unawareness of danger or trouble
an opinion or position reached by a group as a whole or by majority will; general agreement
one that manages or oversees, as the administrative director of a museum collection or a library
to make smaller or less or to cause to appear so; to detract from the authority, reputation or prestige of
to upset the self-possession of; ruffle; to frustrate (plans, for example) by throwing into disorder; disarrange
affirming, promoting, or characterized by belief in equal political, economic, social, and civil rights for all people
the belief that certain persons or members of certain classes or groups deserve favored treatment by virtue or their perceived superiority, as in intellect, social status, or financial resources
guided by practical experience and not theory; relying on or derived from observation or experiment
a reddish-orange dyestuff prepared from the dried and ground leaves of this plant, used as a cosmetic dye and for coloring leathers and fabrics
a structural or behavioral characteristic peculiar to an individual or a group; a physiological or temperamental peculiarity
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