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deity

deity

/ˈdiəti/
noun
a supernatural figure that is worshipped; a god or goddess
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Locals worshipped Shinto deities who were believed to cure diseases and grant long life.

The first pair of deities are the earth goddess, Ki, and the sky god, called An.

And it's one of the reasons we have eight Sanskrit deities who are guardians of the right direction.

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prelacy

prelacy

/pɹɪlˈæsi/
noun
the office or station of a prelate

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husbandry

husbandry

/ˈhəzbəndɹi/
noun
the practice of cultivating and breeding crops and animals and taking care of them
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Hi, I am the husbandry and nesting manager as part of the Stranding Response Program.

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clemency

clemency

/ˈkɫɛmənsi/
noun
leniency and compassion shown toward offenders by a person or agency charged with administering justice
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To punish the oppressors of humanity is clemency; to forgive them is barbarity.

There is no right to clemency.

There is a clemency petition going around.

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delicacy

delicacy

/ˈdɛɫəkəsi/, /ˈdɛɫɪkəsi/
noun
something considered choice to eat
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Pufferfish is a high-end delicacy in Japanese, Korean and Chinese cuisine.

It turns out there’s a group of snakes that also likes to indulge in this slippery delicacy.

So, next up, we have a Canadian delicacy known as the caesar.

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litany

litany

/ˈɫɪtəni/
noun
any long and tedious address or recital
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Early on, YouTube face a litany of lawsuits around copyright infringement.

We're applying very kind of simple ideas across to how to handle a litany of very complex situations.

Yeah, you just go through whole litany and here is what I'm making argument in the book.

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perfumery

perfumery

/pˈɜːfjuːmˌɛɹi/
noun
perfumes in general
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Eugenol is a colorless compound found in a number of essential oils and often used in perfumery.

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medley

medley

/ˈmɛdɫi/
noun
a set of musical pieces that are performed or sung successively in a continuous tune
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Today, I'll be making a roasted root medley.

So today, I'm making the roasted root medley.

> Sreenivasan: STRIKING THE RIGHT NOTES 2,840 TIMES, THE TRAIN PLAYS A MEDLEY OF 20 CLASSICAL PIECES.

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vulgarity

vulgarity

/vəɫˈɡɛɹɪti/
noun
the quality of lacking taste and refinement
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There is no veneer in front of the spectacle and vulgarity.

Tonight or tomorrow? - Civil vulgarity is no substitute for wit.

MARK MANSON: I think there's like a weird English affinity for vulgarity.

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mastery

mastery

/ˈmæstɝi/
noun
great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity
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Illustrating his mastery of orchestral music.

Mastery's just raw count of the mastery's they've gotten.

Can we just review that high school mastery again?

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foolery

foolery

/ˈfuɫɝi/
noun
foolish or senseless behavior
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We've just been groomed to anticipate a level of foolery ...

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fidelity

fidelity

/ˌfaɪˈdɛɫəti/, /fəˈdɛɫəti/
noun
the quality of being faithful
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It feels very much like fidelity.

But radio waves have to travel long distances without losing fidelity, or accuracy.

You have a higher level of fidelity that's required-- - And skepticism, you know.

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contiguity

contiguity

/kɑːntɪɡjˈuːɪɾi/
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the attribute of being so near as to be touching

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proclivity

proclivity

/pɹoʊˈkɫɪvəti/
noun
a tendency or need that makes one want to do something, often something considered morally wrong
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Rebecca: I go with their natural proclivities.

Amy: You have a proclivity for depression.

While she was at Ogontz, Amelia’s feminist proclivities came to the fore.

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toady

toady

/tˈoʊdi/
noun
a person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal advantage
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They're just a bunch of toadies.

Architectural forms to which we are accustomed, life as we know it and live it toady.

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citizenry

citizenry

/ˈsɪtɪzənɹi/
noun
the body of citizens of a state or country
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So, Prince Metternich’s ambitions for a tranquil citizenry had clearly failed to materialize.

So a nation should never risk the well-being of its citizenry in order to help members of another nation.

And we left out huge populations when we were thinking about our citizenry.

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anonymity

anonymity

/ˌænəˈnɪmɪti/
noun
the state of being anonymous
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Nor does YouTube talk about how anonymity plays a role "in distrust of accepting contributions.

If we don't have that level of anonymity.

"Five cheerleaders who talked to The Times" "on the condition of anonymity."

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quarry

quarry

/ˈkwɔɹi/
noun
animal hunted or caught for food
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The quarries were even featured in a James Bond movie, with Daniel Craig driving an Aston Martin DBS up the marble slopes.

The first thing you notice when approaching the quarry is its perfectly linear shape.

And its quarry was a tasty fern.

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crockery

crockery

/ˈkɹɑkɝi/
noun
the objects such as dishes, plates, cups, etc.
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The way they're filling their crockery brings a whole new meaning to the phrase Superbowl.

They don't even get crockery.

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congruity

congruity

/kənˈɡɹuəti/
noun
the quality of agreeing; being suitable and appropriate

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