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cartographer - map-maker
pending - not yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return
nebula - diffuse mass of interstellar dust or gas; galaxy
dilute - make (a liquid) less concentrated; reduce in strength; Ex. dilute the influence of the president
pundit - authority on a subject; expert; learned person
susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
predispose - give an inclination toward (in advance); make susceptible to; Ex. predispose people to certain cancer; N. predisposition
pedantic - bookish; showing off learning; marked by an excessive ostentatious concern for book learning; N. pedantry
proclivity - inclination; natural tendency (esp. towards something bad)
forestall - prevent by taking action in advance