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priory

priory

/ˈpɹaɪɝi/
noun
religious residence in a monastery governed by a prior or a convent governed by a prioress
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At the priories fall, its people came too late, amidst clamour and cries.

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dichotomy

dichotomy

/daɪˈkɑtəmi/
noun
being twofold; a classification into two opposed parts or subclasses
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Here's the dichotomy between hospital interests and our interests as doctors and patient advocates.

But that dichotomy of course would prove to be a bit of an oversimplification.

And indeed, I think that this is a false dichotomy.

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estuary

estuary

/ˈɛstʃuˌɛɹi/
noun
the part of a river that is wide and where it meets the sea
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It's an invasive plant, and it really destroys kind of the natural estuaries.

They live in the estuaries of Southeast Asia, where mangrove trees stand knee deep in brackish water.

So the battle formed to free the estuary for our ships.

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frailty

frailty

/ˈfɹeɪɫti/
noun
moral weakness
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Capek intended his intelligent machines to be evil in their perfect rationality and scornful of human frailty.

It's about justice, it's about human frailty called revenge and how that's misinterpreted as a strength

We don't accept misery and frailty as natural ways of life.

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prudery

prudery

/ˈpɹudɝi/
noun
excessive or affected modesty

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corollary

corollary

/ˈkɔɹəˌɫɛɹi/
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(logic) an idea, argument, or fact that is considered the direct and natural consequence of another one
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This is, you can view it as a corollary.

And sometimes a corollary to that is everybody makes mistakes.

It's kind of a little bit of the psychological corollary of what I shared about neuroscience a minute ago.

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amenity

amenity

/əˈmɛnəti/
noun
pleasantness resulting from agreeable conditions
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Then they move onto amenities, dismantling gyms, pools, and theaters.

But what's a billion-dollar building without amenities to match?

Also, the amenities of city living, what's nice about the city?

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drudgery

drudgery

/ˈdɹədʒɝi/
noun
hard monotonous routine work
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This is the nice day in New York, getting away from the drudgery of your normal mundane life.

Power working tirelessly, endlessly, raising standards, reducing drudgery.

But we lose something with the drudgery.

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continuity

continuity

/ˌkɑntəˈnuəti/
noun
uninterrupted connection or union
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They really add, like, a nice continuity between the rooms.

The Jeep Wrangler's gradually shifting looks give it a continuity with its past.

This past week, it has been continuity of operations and the Coronavirus.

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avidity

avidity

/ævˈɪdɪɾi/
noun
a positive feeling of wanting to push ahead with something

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trickery

trickery

/ˈtɹɪkɝi/
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the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)
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The researchers tested whether viruses would actually fall for this high-tech trickery.

That wasn't the only bit of camera trickery in the film.

Another group calls it transcendental trickery.

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confederacy

confederacy

/kənˈfɛdɝəsi/, /kənˈfɛdɹəsi/
noun
a union of political organizations
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The confederacy was winning the war.

To defeat the confederacy by the spring and summer of 1862 it's pretty clear.

The point is the confederacy feared that idea of a black rebellion to begin with.

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affinity

affinity

/əˈfɪnəti/, /əˈfɪnɪti/
noun
inherent resemblance between persons or things
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And of course, the Tesla cofounder has an affinity for cars.

Blackley isn't alone in his affinity for delving into the science behind sourdough.

So it made sense that an affinity for our cell membranes could be the key to how they worked.

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effrontery

effrontery

/ɪˈfɹəntɝi/
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audacious (even arrogant) behavior that you have no right to

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scarcity

scarcity

/ˈskɛɹsɪti/
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a small and inadequate amount
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Desalination is not the solution to water scarcity.

Desalination is an important tool in the fight against water scarcity.

The length of season thing is actually kind of interesting because if you think about it, scarcity of games.

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tapestry

tapestry

/ˈtæpəstɹi/
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a piece of heavy cloth that is adorned by weaving complicated pictorial designs into it and is mostly used for wall hangings, curtains, etc.
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Science is a tapestry, and when you yank at one thread, the whole thing may need reweaving.

So once again, it's not like it's a tapestry that you could roll up. -

What a tapestry you weave with your words.

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chivalry

chivalry

/ˈʃɪvəɫɹi/
noun
courtesy towards women
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There was more chivalry and respect.

Someone that I know is going to open up the doors or still believes in chivalry. >

Oh, it's a Christian age of chivalry.

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casuistry

casuistry

/kˈæʒuːˌɪstɹi/
noun
moral philosophy based on the application of general ethical principles to resolve moral dilemmas

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purgatory

purgatory

/ˈpɝɡəˌtɔɹi/
noun
(theology) in Roman Catholic theology the place where those who have died in a state of grace undergo limited torment to expiate their sins
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But bottle three is spared the cruel purgatories of his brothers.

So you guys seem to come from various parts of purgatory, hell, and other parts of the South.

I don't know, send them to purgatory or something.

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longevity

longevity

/ɫɔnˈdʒɛvəti/
noun
the property of being long-lived
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But does that fresh face have longevity?

Another symbolic dish in the kit is the longevity noodles.

We had no way of knowing what our longevity was gonna be, or whether people would embrace it.

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