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transcendental - going beyond common thought or ideas; impossible to understand by practical experiences or practices; known only by studying thoughts or intuition; OP. empirical; CF. transcendentalism
apogee - highest point; the point farthest from the earth; OP. perigee
susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
fluency - smoothness of speech; ADJ. fluent
virile - manly; having masculine spirit or strength; full of strength
cache - hiding place; V.
hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician
decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
invective - abuse