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cartographer - map-maker
spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
concord - harmony; accord
insolence - impudent disrespect; haughtiness; ADJ. insolent; CF. haughty + rude
rationale - fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action
sardonic - scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile
qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
ordination - ceremony conferring holy orders; ceremony of ordaining a priest
kinetic - producing motion; of motion
ligneous - like wood