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Word: Occident

Definition: the West


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::: piscatorial - pertaining to fishing; CF. Pisces
::: inopportune - untimely; inappropriate or ill-timed; poorly chosen
::: compulsion - compelling; strong desire that is difficult to control; irresistible impulse
::: taciturn - habitually silent; talking little
::: premise - assumption; postulate; proposition upon which an argument is based
::: condole - express condolences; N. condolence: sympathy for someone who has experienced great sorrow
::: altruistic - unselfishly generous; concerned for others; N. altiruism: unselfish concern for the welfare of others; unselfishness; OP. egoism
::: pulmonary - pertaining to the lungs
::: travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon
::: negate - cancel out; nullify; cause to have no effect; deny; N. negation