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to expostulate

verb
reason with (somebody) for the purpose of dissuasion

exposure

noun
vulnerability to the elements; to the action of heat or cold or wind or rain

to expound

verb
add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing

precipice

noun
a very steep cliff

precipitant

adjective
done with very great haste and without due deliberation

precipitous

adjective
done with very great haste and without due deliberation

theoretical

adjective
concerned primarily with theories or hypotheses rather than practical considerations

theorist

noun
someone who theorizes (especially in science or art)

to theorize

verb
to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds

thesis

noun
a statement that is used as a premise in logical argumentation

ironic

adjective
containing or expressing irony, meaning the opposite of what is said

irony

noun
a form of humor in which the words that someone says mean the opposite, producing an emphatic effect

to botanize

verb
collect and study plants

botany

noun
the branch of biology that studies plants

to entreat

verb
ask for or request earnestly

entreaty

noun
earnest or urgent request

inborn

adjective
normally existing at birth

inbred

adjective
produced by inbreeding

nebula

noun
(pathology) a faint cloudy spot on the cornea

nebulous

adjective
of or relating to or resembling a nebula

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