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compulsion - compelling; strong desire that is difficult to control; irresistible impulse
paradigm - model; example that serves as a model; pattern; list of all the inflectional forms of a word
parameter - limit; independent variable; Ex. parameters of the problem; Ex. within the parameters of the budget
estimable - (of a person) worthy of esteem; admirable; deserving esteem; possible to estimate
bourgeois - middle class; selfishly materialistic; too interested in material possessions
propound - put forth for consideration or analysis; set forth; Ex. propound a problem/theory
academic - related to a school; not practical or directly useful
burgeon - grow rapidly; grow forth; send out buds; Ex. burgeoning computer industry; CF. bludgeon
surly - bad-tempered; rude; cross
narcissist - conceited person; N. narcissism; CF. narcissus