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prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
presume - take for granted; assume; act overconfidently; take liberties; presume on/upon: take unfair advantage of (someone's kindness or connection); N. presumption
indissoluble - permanent; impossible to dissolve or disintegrate
calorific - heat-producing; N. calorie
affirmation - positive assertion; confirmation; solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath; V. affirm; ADJ. affirmative; CF. affirmative action: positive discrimination
discourse - serious speech, writing, or conversation; formal discussion (either written or spoken); conversation; V.
blunder - error; stupid mistake
metaphysical - pertaining to speculative philosophy; of metaphysics; N. metaphysics: branch of philosophy that examines the nature of reality
impoverish - make poor; deprive of natural strength or something important; Ex. impoverished soil
gerrymander - change voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander