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phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
tantrum - fit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.
cerebration - thought; working of the brain
figment - invention; something invented; imaginary thing; Ex. figment of your imagination
alias - an assumed name esp. by a criminal (usually to mislead people); ADV. alias
prescience - ability to foretell the future; knowledge of actions before they occur; ADJ. prescient
feint - trick; shift; sham blow; feigned attack to draw away defensive action; V.
chronicle - report; record (in chronological order)
harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
pedagogy - teaching; art of education