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onerous - burdensome
epistemologist - philosopher who studies the nature of knowledge; N. epistemology
turpitude - depravity; baseness; Ex. moral turpitude
explicit - totally clear; definite; outspoken
spectrum - colored band produced when a beam of light passes through a prism; broad and continuous range; Ex. whole spectrum of modern thoughts
comprehend - include; understand
quench - assuage or satisfy (thrust); slake; douse or extinguish; put out; suppress
pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
prestige - respect or admiration; impression produced by achievements or reputation; ADJ: causing admiration; ADJ. prestigious: having prestige
ruddy - reddish; (of the face) reddish and healthy-looking