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TEMERITY

[noun]
1. reckless boldness; rashness; foolish bravery.
2. a willingness to take bold risks.
3. effrontery; impudence; insolence.
Etymology: late Middle English temeryte < Latin temerits, hap, chance,
rashness, equivalent to temer(e), by chance, rashly.
SUMMIT
[noun]
1. the highest point or part, as of a hill, a line of travel, or any object;
top; apex.
2. the highest point of attainment or aspiration.
3. the highest state or degree.
4. the highest level of diplomatic or other governmental officials.
5. summit meeting.
[adjective]
6. of or relating to a summit meeting.
[verb]
7. to take part in a summit meeting.
8. to reach a summit.
VERNATE
[verb]
to become young again.
Etymology: from Latin vernalis, from vernus, of the spring, from ver,
spring.
SENTIENCE
[noun]
the ability to feel, perceive, or to experience subjectivity; having sense
perception; conscious; experiencing sensation or feeling; an awareness of
ones environment and ones own existence, sensations, and thoughts.
Etymology: from Latin sentins feeling, from sentre to perceive.

DIDACTIC
[adjective]
1. intended for instruction; instructive.
2. inclined to teach or lecture others too much.
3. teaching or intending to teach a moral lesson.
Etymology: from Greek didaktiks, apt at teaching, instructive, equivalent
to didakt(s), that may be taught.

CANDESCENCE
[noun]
1. the state of glowing or starting to glow with heat.
2. the state of being white hot; incandescence.
3. characterised by or emitting light.
Etymology: from Latin candescere, from candre, to be white, shine.

PERDIGNUS
[adjective]
very worthy; having worth, merit, or value; useful or valuable; extremely
honourable; admirable.
Etymology: Latin per, very + - dgnus, appropriate, fitting, worthy, meet.
CRESCENDO
[noun]
1. Music: a) a gradual, steady increase in loudness or force. b) a musical
passage characterised by such an increase. c) the performance of a crescendo
passage.
2. a steady increase in force or intensity.
3. the climactic point or moment in such an increase; peak.
[adjective & adverb]
4. gradually increasing in force, volume, or loudness (opposed to decrescendo
or diminuendo ).
[verb]
5. to grow in force or loudness.

Etymology: Italian, literally growing, from Latincrscendum, gerund


of crscere, to grow.

NIDIFICE
[noun]
a nest.
Etymology: ultimately from Latin ndificre, to build a nest.

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RELIGATE
[verb]
to tie together; to restrain; to bind.
Etymology: from Latin religatus, past participle ofreligare, fasten, bind
fast.

OLAMIC
[adjective]
eternal; infinite; unbounded or unlimited; boundless; endless.
Etymology: from the Hebrew olam, world.

CAESURA
[noun]
1. a pause in a line of verse dictated by sense or natural speech rhythm
rather than by metrics.
2. a pause or interruption, as in conversation.
3. in Latin and Greek prosody, a break in a line caused by the ending of a
word within a foot, especially when this coincides with a sense division.
4. Music: a pause or breathing at a point of rhythmic division in a melody.
Etymology: from Latin caesura, metrical pause, literally a cutting, from
past participle stem of caedere, to cut down.

GRAPHEME
[noun]
1. a minimal unit of a writing system; a letter in an alphabet.
2. a unit of a writing system consisting of all the written symbols or
sequences of written symbols that are used to represent a single phoneme.
Etymology: from Greek graphma, a letter, from grph(ein), to write.
VERITY
[noun]
1. the state or quality of being true; accordance with fact or reality.
2. something that is true, as a principle, belief, idea, or statement.
Etymology: from Middle English < Latin vrits, equivalent to vr(us), true.

KAIROS
[noun]
the right or opportune moment (the supreme moment); a propitious moment for
decision or action. In rhetoric,kairos is a passing instant when an opening
appears which must be driven through with force if success is to be achieved.
Etymology: Greek literally opportunity, the God of Opportunity.

VITA NOVA
[phrase]
1. Latin: New Life, also La Vita Nuova - The New Life.
2. a text written by Dante Alighieri in 1295 - it was an expression of the
mediaeval genre of courtly love in a prosimetrum style (a literary piece made
up of alternating passages of prose and poetry).

VALIANCY
[noun]
valiant nature or quality; valour; bravery; boldly courageous; stouthearted; worthy; excellent.

Etymology: from Old French vaillant, from valoir, to be of value, from


Latin valre, to be strong.

Valere
SURSUM[combining form]
upward; ascension.
Etymology: from Latin sursum, under, from below, upwards.

SPATIATE
ORTUS
[noun]
sunrise.
Etymology: from Latin oror, I rise, get up; I appear, become visible; I
am born, come to exist, originate.
SONATA
[noun]
1. a composition for one or more solo instruments, one of which is usually a
keyboard instrument, usually consisting of three or four independent movements
varying in key, mood, and tempo.
2. a one-movement keyboard composition of the baroque period.
Etymology: from Italian sonata, from the feminine past participle
of sonare (modern suonare), from Latin sonre, to make sound.
UBEITY
[noun]
the condition or quality of being in a place or being located or situated;
whereness or ubication.
Etymology: from Modern Latin ubietas, from Latin ubi, where.

SIDEREAL
[adjective]

1. determined by or from the stars; guided by the stars.


2. of or pertaining to the stars.
Etymology: from Latin sdereus, from sdus, star.
ZETETIC
[adjective]
proceeding by inquiry; investigating.
Etymology: from New Latin, from Greek zttikos, from zte, to seek.

OPEROSE
[adjective]
1. involving great effort.
2. industrious; diligent.
Etymology: from Latin opersus, painstaking, from opus, work.
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PREVISE
[verb]
1. to know in advance; foresee.
2. to notify in advance; forewarn.
Etymology: from Latin praevidre, to foresee, from prae, before + vidre,
to see.
ARGUTE
[adjective]
sharp; perceptive; shrewd; acute; sagacious.
Etymology: Latin argutus, from past participle of arguere, to make clear.
VICISSITUDE
[noun]
1. a change or variation occurring in the course of something.
2. interchange or alternation, as of states or things.

3. vicissitudes; successive, alternating, or changing phases or conditions, as


of life or fortune; ups and downs.
4. regular change or succession of one state or thing to another.
5. change; mutation; mutability.
Etymology: from Latin vicissitudo, change, from vicissim, on the other hand

SARCOUS
[adjective]
of flesh and muscle.
Etymology: ultimately from Greek sark-, sarx, flesh.