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ambrosial

ambrosial

/æmˈbɹoʊʒəɫ/
adjective
extremely pleasing to the taste; sweet and fragrant

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cordial

cordial

/ˈkɔɹdʒəɫ/
adjective
diffusing warmth and friendliness
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You can be cordial; you can be nice; you can be friendly.

The President was very cordial and so forth in awarding the medal.

There were speeches, cordial, we had no doubt, long, we were certain.

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cardinal

cardinal

/ˈkɑɹdənəɫ/, /ˈkɑɹdɪnəɫ/
adjective
serving as an essential component
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Yeah, this is how the game describes, in order to make sure you know your cardinal directions.

And they are the cardinal virtues of antiquity.

But refusing to address it is the cardinal mistake.

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fundamental

fundamental

/ˌfəndəˈmɛnəɫ/, /ˌfəndəˈmɛntəɫ/
adjective
impacting the core and most important parts of something; the most basic or important
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It is called the fundamental frequency, the frequency we identify as the pitch of the note.

He's become a fundamental part of the holiday season.

But because of lax regulations in the industry, this fundamental difference in CBD oils is often disguised by manufacturers.

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marginal

marginal

/ˈmɑɹdʒənəɫ/
adjective
at or constituting a border or edge
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So far, though, Smell-O-Vision-type devices are no more than gimmicks of only marginal interest.

But we have a pretty high marginal tax rate in New York.

These marginal tax rates represent the highest possible income tax rate you could pay.

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heretical

heretical

/hɝˈɛtɪkəɫ/
adjective
characterized by departure from accepted beliefs or standards
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And it's like, it's a heretical idea,

Torquemada produced a handbook to help his Inquisitors to identify heretical Conversos.

What if I told you that nearly every single piece of Sonic media was heretical?

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globular

globular

/ˈɡɫɑbjəɫɝ/
adjective
having the shape of a sphere or ball
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The life of this Physarum started with the sporangia, a black globular body made by another Physarum.

It’s what astronomers call a globular cluster, a type of structure found throughout the Galaxy.

It’s a globular cluster, a very dense group of stars, about 5500 light-years away.

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conditional

conditional

/kənˈdɪʃənəɫ/
adjective
qualified by reservations
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Another big hazard are conditional jump instructions -- we talked about one example, a JUMP NEGATIVE, last episode.

This problem is an example of conditional probability.

This is how conditional probability works.

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convivial

convivial

/kənˈvɪviəɫ/
adjective
occupied with or fond of the pleasures of good company
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He was just convivial.

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nocturnal

nocturnal

/nɑkˈtɝnəɫ/
adjective
belonging to or active during the night
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Hohenhaus: "Cats are nocturnal.

" How can you be nocturnal when you sleep 23 hours a day?

Since night owls could protect their tribes from nocturnal predators, or their cities from cunning conquerors.

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germinal

germinal

/dʒˈɜːmɪnəl/
adjective
containing seeds of later development

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avuncular

avuncular

/əˈvəŋkjəɫɝ/
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being or relating to an uncle

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ethereal

ethereal

/ɪˈθɪɹiəɫ/
adjective
characterized by unusual lightness and delicacy
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Or are there more ethereal paths to Truth, paths that science can never really travel?

It's not something you just make up with this ethereal idea.

- It's awfully ethereal looking.

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diurnal

diurnal

/daɪˈɝnəɫ/
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of or belonging to or active during the day

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farcical

farcical

/ˈfɑɹsəkəɫ/, /ˈfɑɹsɪkəɫ/
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broadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce

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parochial

parochial

/pɝˈoʊkiəɫ/
adjective
relating to or supported by or located in a parish
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There are many teachers that are teaching in the parochial systems that don't have those types of systems.

And the Koch network is, of course, is not so much parochial in this way.

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bestial

bestial

/ˈbɛstʃəɫ/
adjective
resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility

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