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doctrine - teachings in general; particular principle (religious, legal, etc.) taught; dogma; tenet; ADJ. doctrinal
hindsight - understanding the nature of an event after it has actually happened
martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
latitude - freedom from narrow limitations
retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
probe - explore with a probe or tools; investigate; N: slender instrument used to explore a wound or body cavity; device designed to investigate an unknown region; thorough investigation; Ex. space probe
functionary - official (who performs a particular function)
impalpable - imperceptible(not easily understood); intangible; OP. palpable: tangible; easily perceptible
dissuade - persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion
diva - operatic singer; prima donna