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epistemologist - philosopher who studies the nature of knowledge; N. epistemology
reiterate - repeat
placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake
provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation
grandiloquent - (of a person or speech) using high sounding or important-sounding language; pompous; bombastic
accost - approach and speak first to a person
patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
retort - quick sharp reply; V.
discriminate - distinguish; make distinctions on the basis of preference
presentiment - premonition; foreboding; feeling something will happen; anticipatory fear