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Word: nirvana

Definition: in Buddhist teachings, the ideal state in which the individual loses himself in the attainment of an impersonal beatitude


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::: doggerel - poor verse
::: noisome - foul smelling; very unpleasant; unwholesome
::: mollify - soothe an angry person
::: creed - system of religious or ethical belief
::: evocative - tending to call up (emotions, memories)
::: optional - not compulsory; left to one's choice; N. option: act of choosing; choice; freedom or power to choose; something available as a choice; Ex. have no option; Ex. two options
::: rationale - fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action
::: droop - bend or hang downward; become weakened; Ex. His shoulders drooped with tiredness; N.
::: arcane - esoteric; secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated; Ex. arcane ritual; Ex. arcane process closed to the uninitiated listener