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disjunction - act or state of separation; disunity; CF. disjunctive: expressing a choice between two ideas; CF. conjunction; CF. conjunctive
abstinence - restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote
skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
doctrine - teachings in general; particular principle (religious, legal, etc.) taught; dogma; tenet; ADJ. doctrinal
jocund - merry
flair - talent
aplomb - poise; composure in difficult situations; assurance; self-confidence
docket - program as for trial; book where such entries are made; list of things to be done; agenda; label fixed to a package listing contents or directions; V: describe in a docket
consonant - harmonious; in agreement; N.
penumbra - partial shadow (in an eclipse); CF. almost shadow