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intolerant - not willing to accept ways of thinking different from one's own; CF. tolerant; CF. tolerate
affirmation - positive assertion; confirmation; solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath; V. affirm; ADJ. affirmative; CF. affirmative action: positive discrimination
discretion - prudence; ability to adjust actions to circumstances; freedom of action or judgment; ADJ. discreet; CF. discretionary
impalpable - imperceptible(not easily understood); intangible; OP. palpable: tangible; easily perceptible
unique - without an equal; single in kind
ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
epistemologist - philosopher who studies the nature of knowledge; N. epistemology
contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
circlet - small ring; band of gold, silver, jewel, etc. (worn on the head, arms, or neck as decoration)