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  • 161expedience — I noun acceptability, advantageousness, appropriateness, aptness, commendableness, convenience, discrimination, expediency, favorableness, feasibility, felicitousness, fitness, fittingness, meetness, opportuneness, practicality, pragmatism,… …

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  • 162inclination — I noun affinity, aptitude, aptness, bent, bias, cast, direction, fondness, inclinatio, leaning, liking, partiality, penchant, predilection, predisposition, preference, prejudice, proclivity, proneness, propensity, readiness, slant, studium,… …

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  • 163instinct — I noun affinity, appetitus, aptitude, aptness, automatic reaction, bent, fitness, inborn proclivity, inclination, innate inclination, innate proclivity, intuition, involuntariness, native tendency, natural sense, natural tendency, predisposition …

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  • 164penchant — I noun affinity, appetite, ardor, attachment, attraction, bent, bias, capacity, competence, direction, disposition, eagerness, enthusiasm, fancy, fondness, gravitation, inborn ability, inclinatio, inclination, innate ability, leaning, liking,… …

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  • 165predisposition — I noun affection, appetence, appetency, appetite, aptitude, aptness, ardor, attachment, attraction, bent, bias, cast, character, desire, disposition, fancy, favor, favoritism, fondness, foregone conclusion, inclinatio, inclination, keenness,… …

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  • 166proclivity — I noun ability, appetence, appetency aptitude, aptness, bent, bias, disposition, facility, gift, gravitation, inclination, inherent ability, innate disposition, innate sense, instinct, leaning, liking, natural sense, partiality, penchant,… …

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  • 167propensity — I noun ability, affinity, aptitude, aptness, art, attraction, bent, bias, capacity, deftness, dexterity, disposition, facility, fancy, favor, felicity, fondness, forte, genius, gift, inclination, knack, leaning, liking, mind, partiality, passion …

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  • 168propriety — I (appropriateness) noun accordance, adaptation, admissibility, advisability, agreeableness, applicability, aptitude, aptness, becomingness, compatibility, conformity, congruity, consonance, correspondence, dueness, equity, expedience, expediency …

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  • 169science — I (study) noun body of fact, branch of knowledge, data, discipline, facts, information, knowledge, learning, organized knowledge, scientia, system of knowledge II (technique) noun ability, adroitness, aptitude, aptness, capacity, competence,… …

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  • 170skill — I noun ability, adeptness, adroitness, aptitude, aptness, art, artistry, cleverness, command, competence, craft, cunning, deftness, dexterity, ease, endowment, excellence, experience, expertness, facility, felicity, finesse, fluency, gift,… …

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  • 171tendency — I noun aptitude, aptness, bearing, bent, bias, character, direction, disposition, facility, gift, gravitation, idiosyncrasy, inclinatio, inclination, instinct, leaning, natural disposition, nature, partiality, penchant, predisposition, prejudice …

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  • 172timeliness — I noun appropriateness, aptness, auspiciousness, climacteric, compliance, convenient time, felicitousness, fitness, matureness, opportuneness, proper time, seasonableness, suitability, suitable time, time, within appropriate time provided… …

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  • 173Bardem, Javier — (1969 )    During his first 10 years as a film actor, Bardem s body was displayed fetishistically, almost obsessively, by film directors, who used him to convey quintessential Spanish fleshly masculinity. Instances of this from his early films… …

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  • 174Desarrollismo comedy —    In political terms, desarrollismo is the prevailing political and economic ideology of the mid 1960s in Spain. After two decades of strict austerity imposed by the Spanish support to Fascist regimes during World War II (which prevented Spain… …

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  • 175Polis and its culture (The) — The polis and its culture Robin Osborne INTRODUCTION ‘We love wisdom without becoming soft’, Thucydides has the Athenian politician Pericles claim, using the verb philosophein.1 Claims to, and respect for, wisdom in archaic Greece were by no… …

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  • 176Seventeenth-century materialism: Gassendi and Hobbes — T.Sorell In the English speaking world Pierre Gassendi is probably best known as the author of a set of Objections to Descartes’s Meditations. These Objections, the fifth of seven sets collected by Mersenne, are relatively long and full, and… …

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  • 177Science (Philosophies of) — Philosophies of science Mach, Duhem, Bachelard Babette E.Babich THE TRADITION OF CONTINENTAL PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE If the philosophy of science is not typically represented as a ‘continental’ discipline it is nevertheless historically rooted in… …

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  • 178ability — Synonyms and related words: ableness, address, adeptness, adequacy, adroitness, airmanship, aptitude, aptness, artfulness, artisanship, artistry, bravura, brilliance, bump, caliber, capability, capableness, capacity, capital, cleverness, command …

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  • 179acuity — Synonyms and related words: acridity, acumen, acumination, acuteness, adroitness, agility, alertness, apperception, aptitude, aptness, astuteness, attention, attentiveness, braininess, brightness, brilliance, clear thinking, cleverness, cogency,… …

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  • 180admissibility — Synonyms and related words: acceptability, adequacy, adequateness, admissibleness, admission, agreeability, allowableness, applicability, appositeness, appropriateness, aptitude, aptness, assimilation, common sense, completeness, comprehension,… …

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