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Word: rationale

Definition: fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action


More Vocab Words

::: forswear - renounce under oath; abandon; make a solemn promise to give up; CF. abjure
::: interrogate - question closely; cross-examine; cross-question
::: executioner - person administering capital punishment
::: barterer - trader; V. barter: trade; exchange good for other goods rather than money
::: plenitude - abundance; plenty; great amount; completeness; fullness; CF. plenary, plenty
::: rotundity - roundness; sonorousness of speech
::: obsolete - outmoded; no longer used
::: doctrine - teachings in general; particular principle (religious, legal, etc.) taught; dogma; tenet; ADJ. doctrinal
::: colossus - gigantic statue; person or thing of great size or importance
::: impious - irreverent