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::: philanthropist - lover of mankind; doer of good; N. philanthropy
::: dissent - disagree
::: plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
::: pantomime - acting without dialogue; V.
::: punctilious - minutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail
::: rehabilitate - restore to proper condition (health or useful life); restore the former rank of
::: indices - signs; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index
::: anthropologist - student of the history and science of humankind
::: implication - something hinted at or suggested; implying; implicating
::: affirmation - positive assertion; confirmation; solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath; V. affirm; ADJ. affirmative; CF. affirmative action: positive discrimination