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intuition - immediate insight; power of knowing without reasoning; ADJ. intuitive; V. intuit: know by intuition
spasmodic - fitful; periodic; of or like a spasm; N. spasm: sudden involuntary muscular contraction; sudden burst of energy or emotion
conformist - person who uncritically conforms to the customs of a group; OP. nonconformist: one who does not conform to accepted beliefs of norms
sophistry - seemingly plausible but fallacious reasoning; sophism
plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
discrete - separate; unconnected
posterity - descendants; future generations; Ex. go down to posterity; CF. posterior, anterior
formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
abyss - enormous chasm; vast bottomless pit
balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate