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synthesis - combining parts or separate things into a whole; the whole so formed; PL. syntheses; V. synthesize
complicity - participation; involvement (in a questionable act or a crime)
optician - maker and seller of eyeglasses
ancillary - serving as an aid or accessory; auxiliary; N.
presage - foretell; be a warning or sign of; N: presentiment; foreboding; omen
remission - temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.
determination - resolve; firmness of purpose; measurement or calculation; decision
misconstrue - interpret incorrectly; misinterpret; misjudge
figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness