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Word: naivet

Definition: \'e(naivety) quality of being unsophisticated; simplicity; artlessness; gullibility; ADJ. naive(na\"ive): ingenuous; lacking worldliness; simple; credulous


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::: intolerant - not willing to accept ways of thinking different from one's own; CF. tolerant; CF. tolerate
::: dislodge - remove (forcibly); force out of a position; Ex. dislodge the food caught in his throat; CF. lodge
::: nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
::: inquisitive - eager for knowledge; unduly curious
::: cathartic - purgative; medicine that causes the bowels to empty; ADJ.
::: vituperative - abusive; scolding; V. vituperate: berate; scold; rail against abusively
::: vex - annoy; distress
::: ratiocination - reasoning; act of drawing conclusions from premises; V. ratiocinate: reason logically
::: debonair - (of men) friendly, charming, and fashionably dressed; aiming to please; CF. of good disposition
::: dissipate - squander; waste foolishly; scatter