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mobocracy

mobocracy

/məbˈɑːkɹəsi/
noun
a political system in which a mob is the source of control; government by the masses

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battery

battery

/ˈbætɝi/
noun
an assault in which the assailant makes physical contact
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The components included a case that contained a battery and a sound-amplification device.

Most modern clocks are powered by batteries or electricity.

Alert battery, Seeing AI, close button, two people can be detected.

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temerity

temerity

/təˈmɛɹəti/
noun
fearless daring
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Wouldn't it be great if my professor rewarded me for temerity of my answers?

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decency

decency

/ˈdisənsi/
noun
the quality of being polite and respectable
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But death wouldn’t even have the decency to wait another couple of months.

But if his story shows us anything, it’s that decency isn’t always enough.

Where's your fucking decency?

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tannery

tannery

/tˈænɚɹi/
noun
workplace where skins and hides are tanned
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But it was this centuries-old work that helped Jesse Meyer save his family tannery.

About 15 minutes from Sandy's house is the site of the old Wolverine tannery in downtown Rockford.

What I appreciate so much from this tannery is they use a Swiss calf.

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matrimony

matrimony

/ˈmætɹəˌmoʊni/
noun
the state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for life (or until divorce)
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We are gathered here to join this man and this woman in holy matrimony.

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annuity

annuity

/əˈnuəti/, /əˈnuɪti/, /ənˈjuɪti/
noun
income from capital investment paid in a series of regular payments
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Working for "Jeopardy" is an annuity.

I mean, it's like an annuity.

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plutocracy

plutocracy

/pluːtˈɑːkɹəsi/
noun
a political system governed by the wealthy people
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And as I'll argue, I think it makes a fateful choice to embrace plutocracy in the 1990s.

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jollity

jollity

/dʒˈɑːlɪɾi/
noun
feeling jolly and jovial and full of good humor

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impiety

impiety

/ɪmpˈaɪəɾi/
noun
unrighteousness by virtue of lacking respect for a god
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The summons required him to appear before a legal magistrate to face charges of impiety and of corrupting youth.

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trajectory

trajectory

/tɹəˈdʒɛktɝi/
noun
the path followed by an object moving through space
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They're a little bit more agile and also are early on in their growth story and trajectory.

So I'm thinking about the trajectory in phases.

At the same time, the number of people dining inside restaurants was on a decade-long downward trajectory.

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sorcery

sorcery

/ˈsɔɹsɝi/
noun
the belief in magical spells that harness occult forces or evil spirits to produce unnatural effects in the world
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I don't, I, I don't I don't understand your sorcery.

I don't think I've ever understood the sorcery.

That's somehow the worst performance at a table with chicken hat sorcery.

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liturgy

liturgy

/ˈɫɪtɝdʒi/
noun
a rite or body of rites prescribed for public worship

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impunity

impunity

/ˌɪmˈpjunɪti/
noun
exemption from punishment or loss
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But this latest attack shows that Russia can continue to bomb health facilities in Syria with impunity.

Where impunity is the law.

Complete villages were burned to the ground and people were killed with impunity.

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fealty

fealty

/ˈfiəɫti/, /ˈfiɫti/
noun
the loyalty that citizens owe to their country (or subjects to their sovereign)
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He demanded oaths of fealty from all Scottish nobles and magnates.

And showing fealty to the president who is in their party?

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aviary

aviary

/ˈeɪviˌɛɹi/
noun
a large cage or building where birds are kept
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It's full of ideas, like a birds fluttering around in the aviary of our brains.

She has a larger outdoor aviary space when the weather is warm enough.

These behaviors were established in her outdoor aviary

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urgency

urgency

/ˈɝdʒənsi/
noun
an urgent situation calling for prompt action
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Placing the reader in a character’s perspective can build urgency and suspense.

That can lead to an overactive pelvic floor, bladder pain, urgency, or urinary incontinence.

This is important because of the sense of urgency in the show.

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dignitary

dignitary

/ˈdɪɡnəˌtɛɹi/
noun
an important or influential (and often overbearing) person
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The only time the boyars cared about the young Grand Prince was when some foreign dignitary visited.

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velocity

velocity

/vəˈɫɑsəti/
noun
the speed at which something moves in a specific direction
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It is by far the highest velocity, most effective software development process in the history of computing.

A rocket needs to reach a velocity about 40,000km an hour to escape from Earth.

But we can simplify that relationship a bit, to find the velocity of the fluid coming out.

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monstrosity

monstrosity

/mɑnˈstɹɑsəti/
noun
something hideous or frightful
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Let’s just talk about the monstrosity that is season 6.

Oh God, that half toad, half frog monstrosity will be haunting my nightmares.

It's not that it's inherent to the English language that verbing a noun leads to a monstrosity.

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