Classical Roots Lesson 3

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Classical Roots Lesson 3
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  1. A system of doctrines put forward by an, authority especially a church, to be absolute truth
    Dogma
  2. 1. Pertaining to dogma
    2. Expressed in an authoritative or arrogant manner
    Dogmatic
  3. Nothing in agreement with accepted beliefs; holding unorthodox opinions
    Heterodox
  4. 1. A person who believes nothing can be known about the existence of God
    2. Relating to the belief that the existence of God is unknowable
    Agnostic
  5. The art of judging human character by facial features; facial features when regarded as revealing character
    Physiognomy
  6. A prediction of the outcome of a disease; any forecast or prediction
    Prognosis
  7. A standard, rule or test on which a decision or judgment can be made
    Criterion
  8. a general pardon for offenders, especially for political offenses
    amnesty
  9. to call to court to answer charges, to accuse
    arraign
  10. the act of perceiving or knowing
    cognition
  11. aware, having knowledge of something
    cognizant
  12. to determine by mathmatics
    compute
  13. an expert or very discriminating person, especially in matters of art and taste
    connoisseur
  14. guided by ones senses of right and wrong, thourough
    conscientious
  15. frantic or frenzied
    frenetic
  16. pretending to have feelings, beliefs, or virtues that one does not have
    hypocrisy
  17. to atribute or ascribe a quality, especially a fault
    impute
  18. relating to or assisting the memory
    mnemonic
  19. widely and unfavorably known, infamous
    notorious
  20. a direct vote of all the people of a country or distict on an important matter
    plebiscite
  21. a sign or feeling concerning some future event
    presage
  22. knowledge of events before they occur
    prescience
  23. supposed, reputed
    putative
  24. the reasons underlying something
    rationale
  25. to provide a rational basis fro something, often by false self-serving reasoning
    rationalize
  26. to assign a reputation to
    repute
  27. shrewd, having good judegemtn, perceptive
    sagacious
  28. a person usually elderly honored for wisdom and experience
    sage
  29. wise, insightful
    sapient
  30. severe mental disorder in which a person becomes unable to act or reason in a rational way
    schizoprehnia

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