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permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society
mnemonic - pertaining to memory; assisting the memory; N: device, such as as formula or rhyme, used as a mnemonic aid
rostrum - raised platform for speech-making; pulpit
pulchritude - beauty; comeliness; ADJ. pulchritudinous
corpus - collection (of writings or information); Ex. the corpus of Shakespear's works; Cf. corpse
transitory - transient; impermanent; fleeting; N. transitoriness
distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew
apocalyptic - prophetic; pertaining to revelations especially of disaster; N. apocalypse
rebuke - scold harshly; criticize severely
disinterested - unprejudiced; free from bias and self-interest; objective