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  1. dubitation
    /ˌdjuːbɪˈteɪʃən/
    noun (Archaic)

    1. doubt.
  2. aporia
    /əˈpɔːrɪə/
    noun

    2. (Logic, Philosophy) a difficulty encountered in establishing the theoretical truth of a proposition, created by the presence of evidence both for and against it.
  3. bardo
    /ˈbɑːdəʊ/
    noun

    1. (in Lamaism) the state of the soul between death and rebirth.
  4. etiolate
    /ˈiːtɪəʊˌleɪt/
    verb (used with object)

    1. to cause (a plant) to whiten or grow pale by excluding light: "To (...) celery".

    2. to cause to become weakened or sickly; drain of color or vigor.
  5. inundate
    /ˈɪnʌnˌdeɪt/
    verb (used with object)

    1. to flood; cover or overspread with water; deluge.

    2. to overwhelm: "(...) with letters of protest".
  6. prescient
    /'presıent/
    adj.

    mający zdolność przewidywania (człowiek), proroczy (ostrzeżenie).
  7. raison d'être
    /rɛzɔ̃ dɛtrə/
    noun

    reason or justification for being or existence: "Art is the artist's (...)".
  8. gobble
    /ˈɡɒbəl/
    verb (used with object)

    1. to swallow or eat hastily or hungrily in large pieces; gulp.

    2. to seize upon eagerly (often followed by up): "After being gone for so long, they (...) up all the local news".

    verb (used without object)

    3. to eat hastily.
  9. exfoliate
    /ɛksˈfəʊlɪˌeɪt/
    verb (used with object)

    1. to wash (a part of the body) with a granular cosmetic preparation in order to remove dead cells from the skin's surface.

    2. (of bark, skin, etc) to peel off in (layers, flakes, or scales).

    verb (used without object)

    3. (of rocks or minerals) to shed the thin outermost layer because of weathering or heating.
  10. scrimshaw
    /ˈskrɪmˌʃɔː/
    noun

    1. a carved or engraved article, especially of whale ivory, whalebone, walrus tusks, or the like, made by whalers as a leisure occupation.

    2. such articles or work collectively.

    3. the art or technique of carving or engraving whale ivory, whalebone, walrus tusks, etc.

    verb (used without object)

    4. to produce (...).

    verb (used with object)

    5. to carve or engrave (whale ivory or whalebone) into (...).

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