30 January 2015

Vocab 1/30/15

ineluctable (adj.) -- not to be avoided or escaped; inevitable

gestalt (n) -- a physical, biological, psychological, or symbolic configuration or pattern of elements so unified as a whole that its properties cannot be derived from a simple summation of its parts

sobriquet (n) -- an affectionate or humorous nickname

debenture (n) -- a certificate or voucher acknowledging a debt

prescience (n) -- knowledge of actions or events before they occur; foresight

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