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Word: disquisition

Definition: formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report


More Vocab Words

::: primogeniture - seniority by birth; state of being the first-born child; right of the eldest child (to inherit the entire property of one or both parents)
::: concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
::: furor - frenzy; great anger and excitement; CF. fury
::: poultice - soothing application applied to sore and inflamed portions of the body
::: credence - belief
::: withdrawn - introverted; retiring; remote
::: apprehend - arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive; N. apprehension
::: rile - irritate; vex; muddy
::: bemused - confused; lost in thought; preoccupied
::: embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)