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predilection

predilection

/ˌpɹɛdəˈɫɛkʃən/
noun
a strong liking for something
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Do you notice people who have and interest or an affinity for magic have a predilection for atheism? >

It's our predilection.

Depending on your predilection.

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conviction

conviction

/kənˈvɪkʃən/
noun
a belief or opinion that is very strong
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So it's a major criminal justice issue that really has lifelong consequences for people with convictions.

Our investment conviction is thatsustainability and climate-integrated portfolios can provide better risk-adjusted returns to investors.

It's not convictions

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compassion

compassion

/kəmˈpæʃən/
noun
great sympathy for a person or animal that is suffering
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It's not my job, but I have compassion, like, he wants to eat his food.

Her parents were Sufi pacifists, who put their faith in the power of music and compassion.

And the way she does it is by treating these people with compassion and really caring about them."

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omission

omission

/oʊˈmɪʃən/
noun
a mistake resulting from neglect
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- That's a nocturnal omission of a person.

And notice what is glaring in its omission from what I say.

They should be able to give resolution to errors and omissions in real time.

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discussion

discussion

/dɪˈskəʃən/
noun
a conversation with someone about a serious subject
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There's a big discussion happening on my Discord right now.

Let's have a discussion about the show.

RIKKI: Have discussions with them.

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precession

precession

/pɹiˈsɛʃən/
noun
the act of preceding in time or order or rank (as in a ceremony)
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Precession is one of the Milankovich cycles named after the mathematician who deduced them in the 1940s.

That's gyroscopic precession.

What do you know about gyroscopic precession?

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determination

determination

/dɪˌtɝməˈneɪʃən/
noun
the quality of working toward something despite difficulties
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But the determination of who’s a person and who’s not, is tricky.

His determination and devotion moved the princess.

We decided we would not make a determination as to whether the president committed a crime.

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denunciation

denunciation

/dɪˌnənsiˈeɪʃən/
noun
a public act of denouncing
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They opposed the conservative economics commentator over her denunciations of the Fed, among other things.

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poltroon

poltroon

/poʊltɹˈuːn/
noun
an abject coward

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contagion

contagion

/kənˈteɪdʒən/
noun
the transmission of an infectious disease or virus resulting from close contact between individuals or animals
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Are we still on the rocketship of contagion, or have we managed to hit the emergency eject button?

Back in India, by November the rate of contagion had largely subsided.

That January, a revolution in France turned into a contagion of liberal revolution that swept Europe.

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hawthorn

hawthorn

/ˈhɔˌθɔɹn/
noun
a spring-flowering shrub or small tree of the genus Crataegus

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echelon

echelon

/ˈɛʃəˌɫɑn/
noun
a body of troops arranged in a line
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So this system of equations has been reduced, just by doing reduce row echelon form, this problem.

The reduced row echelon form of A times our vector x is equal to 0.

Mother Mandelbaum's massive criminal empire spanned from the lowliest pickpocket to the upper echelons of New York City's political landscape.

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fustian

fustian

/ˈfəsˌtiən/
noun
a strong cotton and linen fabric with a slight nap

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stallion

stallion

/ˈstæɫjən/
noun
an adult male horse which its sex organs are intact and is used in breeding
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The horse in this analogy is human stallion Steve Bannon.

There is only one thing wrong, oh glorious stallion of liberty.

And it's a stallion story,

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alluvion

alluvion

/ɐlˈuːviən/
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gradual formation of new land, by recession of the sea or deposit of sediment

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chiffon

chiffon

/ʃɪˈfɑn/
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a lightweight and transparent fabric made from silk or nylon
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A chiffon cake is a cake-- -

I also wear chiffon and chenille, and I make no ex-sheptions.

: And suddenly, I'm going way out of my way to ruin the chiffon cake we're making.

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curmudgeon

curmudgeon

/kɝˈmədʒɪn/
noun
a crusty irascible cantankerous old person full of stubborn ideas
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Pete is a bit of a curmudgeon but a lovable one.

He was kind of like a curmudgeon.

One of those new bats was Jeff Kent, a dude with his own reputation for being a curmudgeon.

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venison

venison

/ˈvɛnəsən/
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meat of a deer, eaten as food
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- You got your veal, you got your venison bones and your veal stock on that one.

Anybody who hunts deer knows that venison's a very lean meat.

If you have a venison ragout, a venison ragout risotto is delicious.

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pavilion

pavilion

/pəˈvɪɫjən/
noun
large and often sumptuous tent
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When you walk over here in the pavilion, you see Sanctum.

It probably ranks lower on voters' list of priorities than renovating the White House tennis pavilion.

I'm in the main pavilion.

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carrion

carrion

/ˈkɛɹiən/
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the dead and rotting body of an animal; unfit for human food
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But did this giant bear have an appetite for carrion?

The problem is, those giant sources of carrion, like mammoths and sloths, aren’t around anymore.

Bald eagles and ravens fed on the carrion that the wolves abandoned.

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