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accountability

accountability

/əˈkaʊnəbɪɫɪti/, /əˈkaʊntəˌbɪɫɪti/
noun
the fact of being responsible for what someone does and being able to explain the reasons
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Accountability, I've got to check myself.

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acquittal

acquittal

/əˈkwɪtəɫ/
noun
an official judgment in court of law that declares someone not guilty of the crime they were charged with

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adjudicator

adjudicator

/ɐdʒˈuːdᵻkˌeɪɾɚ/
noun
someone who makes a formal decision about who is right in an argument or dispute

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volition

volition

/voʊˈɫɪʃən/
noun
the faculty to use free will and make decisions

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veto

veto

/ˈviˌtoʊ/
noun
refusal of or disagreement with something

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verdict

verdict

/ˈvɝdɪkt/
noun
an opinion given or a decision made after much consideration

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partiality

partiality

/ˌpɑɹʃiˈæɫəti/
noun
an inclination to favor one group or view or opinion over alternatives

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leaning

leaning

/ˈɫinɪŋ/
noun
a tendency to believe in or favor something

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grudge

grudge

/ˈɡɹədʒ/
noun
a deep feeling of anger and dislike toward someone because of what they did in the past

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free will

free will

/fɹˈiː wˈɪl/
noun
the idea that human beings have the agency to decide independently without being controlled by any outside influences

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dilemma

dilemma

/dɪˈɫɛmə/
noun
a situation that is difficult because a choice must be made between two or more options that are equally important
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So I'm curious about that if anybody kind of has that whole dilemma.

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to deliberate

to deliberate

/dɪˈɫɪbɝˌeɪt/, /dɪˈɫɪbɝət/, /dɪˈɫɪbɹət/
verb
to think carefully about something and consider it before making a decision

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to settle on

to settle on

/sˈɛɾəl ˈɑːn/
verb
to decide or choose something after considering all possible alternatives

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to take against

to take against

/tˈeɪk ɐɡˈɛnst/
verb
to start to dislike someone or something

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unanimous

unanimous

/juˈnænəməs/
adjective
(of a group) fully in agreement on something

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to think over

to think over

/θˈɪŋk ˈoʊvɚ/
verb
to consider a matter carefully before reaching a decision

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to put off

to put off

/pˌʊt ˈɔf/
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to postpone or cancel an appointment or arrangement

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indecisive

indecisive

/ˌɪndɪˈsaɪsɪv/
adjective
(of a person) unable to make quick and effective decisions

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incisive

incisive

/ˌɪnˈsaɪsɪv/
adjective
having or showing common sense, and the capability of expressing an idea in a convincing way

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finicky

finicky

/ˈfɪnəki/
adjective
demanding or showing an excessive care and attention to small details

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to stipulate

to stipulate

/ˈstɪpjəˌɫeɪt/
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to specify that something needs to be done or how it should be done, especially as part of an agreement

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rigorous

rigorous

/ˈɹɪɡɝəs/
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(of a rule, process, etc.) strictly followed or applied

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adherence

adherence

/ədˈhɪɹəns/
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the fact of complying with a command, order, impulse, etc. or following someone's rules and beliefs

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prerequisite

prerequisite

/pɹiˈɹɛkwəzət/
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something that is required as a precondition for something else following

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advisory

advisory

/ædˈvaɪzɝi/
adjective
aiming to provide advice and suggestions

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to act on

to act on

/ˈækt ˈɑːn/
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to take action based on someone's advice or information

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to commend

to commend

/kəˈmɛnd/
verb
to mention someone or something with approval and put them forward as suitable

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to heed

to heed

/ˈhid/
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to be attentive to advice or a warning

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to insinuate

to insinuate

/ˌɪnˈsɪnjueɪt/
verb
to make an implicit suggestion that something is true or is the case

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to indicate

to indicate

/ˈɪndəˌkeɪt/
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to represent something; to suggest that something is likely

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implicit

implicit

/ˌɪmˈpɫɪsət/
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able to suggest without directly mentioning

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inadvisable

inadvisable

/ˌɪnædˈvaɪzəbəɫ/, /ˌɪnədˈvaɪzəbəɫ/
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not sensible and likely to have unwanted consequences

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to postulate

to postulate

/ˈpɑstʃəˌɫeɪt/, /ˈpɑstʃəɫət/
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an idea or assumption that serves as a premise of reasoning, or argumentation

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to prompt

to prompt

/ˈpɹɑmpt/
verb
to encourage someone to do or say something

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to propound

to propound

/pɹəˈpaʊnd/
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to put an idea, proposition, theory, etc. forward for further consideration

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to prefigure

to prefigure

/pɹɪfˈɪɡjɚ/
verb
to perceive something as a sign that indicates the occurrence of something good or evil

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