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abeyance - suspended action
posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
intuition - immediate insight; power of knowing without reasoning; ADJ. intuitive; V. intuit: know by intuition
dote - be excessively fond of; show signs of mental decline
cajole - persuade by praise or false promise; coax; wheedle
terminology - terms used in a science or art; study of nomenclature
machinations - evil schemes or plots; schemes or plots to achieve an evil end; V. machinate
cognizance - knowledge; ADJ. cognizant; having knowledge; aware
cognitive - having to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing