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postulate - self-evident truth; something assumed without proof; V: assume the truth of (as a basis of an argument)
beatific - giving or showing bliss; blissful
hirsute - hairy; having a lot of hair
conspiracy - treacherous plot; secret plan against the law (by two or more people)
unwitting - not knowing; unaware; unintentional; Ex. She was their unwitting accomplice; Ex. unwitting insult; CF. wit: know
Occident - the West
gradation - series of gradual stages; degree in such a progression
thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
seedy - run-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds; Ex. seedy downtown hotel
pandemic - widespread; affecting the majority of people; N: pandemic disease; CF. all people