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antediluvian - antiquated; extremely ancient
maverick - rebel; nonconformist (in a group)
dogmatic - opinionated; holding stubbornly to one's opinion; arbitrary; doctrinal
inception - start; beginning
veracity - truthfulness; adherence to the truth
atavism - resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type; throwback; ADJ. atavistic
tacit - understood (without actually being expressed); not put into words; Ex. tacit agreement
steep - soak; saturate; Ex. steep the fabric in the dye bath; ADJ: precipitous
compress - force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.
hortatory - encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort