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25 terms

Word Power - Session 17

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conscious
ADJECTIVE aware of one's own existence, sensations, thoughts, and surroundings.
unconscionable
ADJECTIVE not restrained or guided by conscience; unprincipled.
unconscionableness
NOUN The quality or state of being unconscionable; unscrupulousness, unreasonableness.
unconscionability
NOUN chiefly in U.S. Law = unconscionableness.
science
NOUN systematic observation and testing of natural phenomena in a search for general laws and conclusive evidence.
conscience
NOUN the human faculty that enables one to decide between right and wrong acts or behavior, esp. in regard to one's own conduct.
omniscient
ADJECTIVE infinite in knowledge; all-knowing.
omniscience
NOUN. As an attribute of God, or of a person: the fact, state, or quality of having infinite knowledge.
prescient
ADJECTIVE Having foreknowledge or foresight; foreseeing.
prescience
NOUN knowledge of future occurrences; foreknowledge.
nescient
ADJECTIVE Ignorant (freq. with of).
nescience
NOUN absence of knowledge; ignorance.
glib
ADJECTIVE speaking or prone to speak easily and fluently, esp. in a careless or thoughtless manner, with little concern for the truth.
glibness
NOUN The quality of being glib.
egregious
ADJECTIVE remarkably bad; flagrant; glaring.
egregiousness
NOUN the quality of being egregious; the possession of uncommon qualities.
gregarious
ADJECTIVE fond of socializing with others; sociable.
gregariousness
NOUN the quality of being gregarious.
congregate
VERB to bring or come together to form a group or assembly; gather.
congregation
NOUN the act of gathering together or congregating; an assembled group; assembly.
segregate
VERB to separate or place apart from the majority of a group, people, or the like; isolate.
segregation
NOUN an act of segregating, or the condition of being segregated, esp. as a policy imposing social separation according to racial or ethnic groups.
aggregate, v.
VERB to collect in one mass or sum.
aggregate, n.
NOUN a sum, combination, or composite of separable elements.
aggregation
NOUN the act of collecting or being collected into an unorganized mass.