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empathy

empathy

/ˈɛmpəθi/
noun
understanding and entering into another's feelings
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And it is an essential building block to allowing us to feel empathy.

And across the board, any good therapist provides genuine empathy within a trusting, caring relationship.

And ultimately, that exercise in empathy is the coolest thing about studying history.

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hosiery

hosiery

/ˈhoʊʒɝi/
noun
socks, tights, and stockings, used particularly is stores

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veneer

veneer

/vəˈnɪɹ/
noun
coating consisting of a thin layer of superior wood glued to a base of inferior wood
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The bespoke level at which Apa's veneers are designed isn't the only reason they're so expensive.

There's an unsettling atmosphere to it, an unease lurking beneath its polished veneer.

He had already perfected his comedic veneer, quickly establishing a reputation as the class clown.

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hussar

hussar

/ˈhəsɝ/
noun
a member of a European light cavalry unit; renowned for elegant dress

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primer

primer

/ˈpɹaɪmɝ/
noun
an introductory textbook
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So that it just sets that primer.

I think it was RawBeautyKristi that made me want to steer away from primers, just in case.

And I primed my skin with the prime correct face primer.

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premier

premier

/pɹɛˈmɪɹ/, /pɹiˈmɪɹ/
noun
the person who holds the position of head of the government in the United Kingdom
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Raising the premier league trophy?

-who is the UK’s premier prepper.

We have an event, like a launch premier event type thing for Say It Loud PBS tonight.

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prominence

prominence

/ˈpɹɑmənəns/
noun
the state of being prominent: widely known or eminent
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While it was popular in the supermarket, Spam really gained prominence on the battlefield.

So how did the Mongols help catapult Moscow and its princes to prominence?

That's called a solar prominence.

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flatulence

flatulence

/flˈæɾuːləns/
noun
pompously embellished language
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Your fetid flatulence affliction is from a different source.

Seals and sea lions can’t help their funky flatulence, But some animals deploy their farts strategically.

But in the right circumstances, some animal flatulence can create surprisingly dangerous conditions.

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indigence

indigence

/ɪndˈɪdʒəns/
noun
a state of extreme poverty or destitution

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occurrence

occurrence

/əˈkɝəns/
noun
something that happens or exists
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In cats, this ocular occurrence boosts low-light sensitivity by almost 50%.

Narrator: Each Crucible event is inspired by an actual occurrence in Marine Corps history.

Those are doubts about a particular sense experience, or some other occurrence at a particular point in time.

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continence

continence

/kˈɑːntɪnəns/
noun
the exercise of self constraint in sexual matters

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prevalence

prevalence

/ˈpɹɛvəɫəns/
noun
the quality of prevailing generally; being widespread
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Many pro-women advocates were also in favor of temperance, given the prevalence of domestic abuse that so often accompanied drunkenness.

And its prevalence is rapidly increasing all over the world.

Now different fields have different profiles of these six options in terms of their frequency and prevalence.

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indolence

indolence

/ˈɪndələns/
noun
inactivity resulting from a dislike of work

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convalescence

convalescence

/ˌkɑnvəˈɫɛsəns/
noun
a period of time spent for gradual recovery of health and strength after an illness, injury, or a medical operation
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Rather than give up, she spent her convalescence reading Voltaire and plotting her return to court.

Jack endured nearly two dozen surgeries and extensive therapy and convalescence.

And he's-- It's a long surgery but his convalescence is going OK.

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reticence

reticence

/ˈɹɛtɪsəns/
noun
the trait of being uncommunicative; not volunteering anything more than necessary
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FRED DE SAM LAZARO: Can you tell me, reading through the lines, what is driving that reticence?

A lot of times, I think the reticence or the skepticism comes from the fact that we don't have answers.

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detumescence

detumescence

/dɪɾuːmˈɛsəns/
noun
diminution of swelling; the subsidence of anything swollen

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confidence

confidence

/ˈkɑnfədəns/
noun
the belief that one can trust or count on someone or something
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And every time, I was able to have the confidence to ask for accessibility.

This is the confidence course at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Parris Island, South Carolina.

Michele Arnone: If they don't have confidence, they can't really make any sound decisions.

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quintessence

quintessence

/kwɪnˈtɛsəns/
noun
the purest and most concentrated essence of something

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recognizance

recognizance

/ɹɪˈkɑnəzəns/
noun
(law) a security entered into before a court with a condition to perform some act required by law; on failure to perform that act a sum is forfeited
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They can release someone on their own recognizance.

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