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evoke - call forth (memory or feeling); Ex. That old film evoked memories of my childhood; N. evocation
cerebral - pertaining to the brain or intellect; intellectual rather than emotional; CF. cerebrum
cognizance - knowledge; ADJ. cognizant; having knowledge; aware
assert - state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence
lavish - liberal; wasteful; generous or wasteful in giving or using; abundant; profuse; great; Ex. decorated lavishly; V. give in abundance
vigilante - one who without authority assumes law enforcement powers
plummet - fall sharply; fall straight down; Ex. Stock prices plummeted.
reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
inductive - pertaining to induction or proceeding from the specific to the general
circumvent - outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around