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epistemologist - philosopher who studies the nature of knowledge; N. epistemology
adage - wise saying; proverb
jaundiced - yellowed; prejudiced (envious, hostile, or resentful) from long and disappointing experience of human affairs; Ex. with a jaundiced eye
forthcoming - happening in the near future; ready; willing to help; Ex. No answer was forthcoming.
misconduct - immoral behavior; bad management; V.
conciliatory - reconciling; soothing; V. conciliate: reconcile; soothe; win the friendly feelings (by removing anger)
smelt - melt (ore) for separating and removing the metal; melt or blend ores changing their chemical composition
glutton - someone who eats too much; ADJ. gluttonous: given to gluttony; greedy; CF. gluttony: habit of eating too much
rapture - great joy and delight; ecstasy; ADJ. rapturous
nausea - feeling of sickness and desire to vomit; disgust; CF. seasickness