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incredulous - withholding belief; skeptical; showing disbelief
propensity - natural inclination
remission - temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.
scintillate - sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation
melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
perjury - false testimony while under oath; V. perjure oneself: testify falsely under oath
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
larder - pantry; place where food is kept
firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
indecision - irresolution; inability to make up one's mind