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::: receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
::: topography - physical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place
::: tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
::: automaton - mechanism that imitates actions of humans; machine that works by itself
::: gloat - express evil satisfaction; look at or think about with evil satisfaction; view malevolently; Ex. The thief gloated over the stolen jewels.
::: halcyon - calm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days
::: monochromatic - having only one color
::: galvanic - of the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani
::: epistemologist - philosopher who studies the nature of knowledge; N. epistemology
::: ambrosia - food of the gods