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Word: extrapolation

Definition: projection; conjecture; V. extrapolate: infer (unknown information) from known information


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::: Bacchanalia - the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus
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::: enterprising - full of initiative; showing enterprise
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::: stultify - make stupid in mind; cause to appear or become stupid or inconsistent; suppress; frustrate or hinder; Ex. stultifying effect of uninteresting work; Ex. stultify free expression
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::: abusive - coarsely insulting; physically harmful