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Word: postulate

Definition: self-evident truth; something assumed without proof; V: assume the truth of (as a basis of an argument)


More Vocab Words

::: impinge - infringe; encroach; influence; touch; collide with; Ex. The effects are impinging on every aspect of our lives.
::: asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
::: alchemy - medieval chemistry
::: conclave - private secret meeting
::: gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
::: halting - hesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop
::: verbalize - put into words; ADJ. verbal: of words; spoken rather than written; oral; of a verb
::: prophetic - of a prophet or prophecy; having to do with predicting the future; N. prophecy; V. prophesy; N. prophet
::: cogent - convincing
::: autonomous - self-governing; N. autonomy