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upright - (sitting or standing) straight up; honest; moral
retrospective - looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect
propensity - natural inclination
recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
progenitor - ancestor
maxim - proverb; truth pithily stated
orientation - act of finding oneself in society; orienting
imponderable - weightless; that cannot undergo precise evaluation; CF. pound
adherent - supporter; follower