Intellectual words

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  1. succinctly
    with concise and precise brevity; to the point
  2. incendiary
    capable of causing fires or catching fire spontaneously
  3. insolence
    the trait of being rude and impertinent
  4. circumvent
    surround so as to force to give up
  5. morbid
    suggesting the horror of death and decay
  6. chattel
    personal as opposed to real property
  7. tenaciously
    with obstinate determination
  8. folly
    the trait of acting stupidly or rashly
  9. subjugation
    forced submission to control by others
  10. exegesis
    an explanation or critical interpretation
  11. sadistic
    deriving pleasure from inflicting pain on another
  12. aptly
    in a competent capable manner
  13. extrapolate
    draw from specific cases for more general cases
  14. deduce
    reason from the general to the particular
  15. infer
    conclude by reasoning
  16. parrot
    usually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds
  17. dogma
    a doctrine or code of beliefs accepted as authoritative
  18. iconoclastic
    characterized by attack on established beliefs
  19. cognizant
    having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization
  20. pittance
    an inadequate payment
  21. allegory
    a short moral story
  22. abasement
    depriving one of self-esteem
  23. piteous
    deserving or inciting a feeling of sympathy and sorrow
  24. caste
    a hereditary social class among Hindus
  25. invariable
    not liable to or capable of change
  26. servitude
    state of subjection to an owner or master
  27. insidious
    working or spreading in a hidden and usually injurious way
  28. derogate
    cause to seem less serious; play down
  29. inextricable
    incapable of being disentangled or untied
  30. sublime
    of high moral or intellectual value
  31. vet
    a doctor who practices veterinary medicine
  32. persnickety
    characterized by excessive attention to trivial details
  33. fastidious
    giving careful attention to detail
  34. meticulous
    marked by precise accordance with details
  35. preclude
    make impossible, especially beforehand
  36. efficacious
    giving the power to produce an intended result
  37. inefficacious
    lacking the power to produce a desired effect
  38. pious
    having or showing or expressing reverence for a deity
  39. pompadour
    a hair style in which the front hair is swept up from the forehead
  40. epoch
    a period marked by distinctive character
  41. vestige
    an indication that something has been present
  42. vindicate
    show to be right by providing justification or proof
  43. exculpate
    pronounce not guilty of criminal charges
  44. barbarity
    the quality of being shockingly cruel and inhumane
  45. castigate
    inflict severe punishment on
  46. nefarious
    extremely wicked
  47. bemoan
    regret strongly
  48. incredulous
    not disposed or willing to believe; unbelieving
  49. scoff
    laugh at with contempt and derision

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