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combustible - easily burned; N. CF. combustion
discretion - prudence; ability to adjust actions to circumstances; freedom of action or judgment; ADJ. discreet; CF. discretionary
turbulence - state of violent agitation; ADJ. turbulent: violently agitated or disturbed
faculty - mental or bodily powers; teaching staff
destitute - extremely poor; lacking means of subsistence; utterly lacking; devoid; Ex. destitute of any experience
fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
imply - suggest a meaning not expressed; signify
retrograde - go backwards; recede; degenerate; deteriorate; ADJ.
exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
encomiastic - praising; eulogistic; N. encomium: very high praise; eulogy