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Quixotic   kwik-ˈsä-tik

Quixotic adj

1. Idealistic without regard to practicality; impractical.

2. Impulsive: tending to act on whims or impulses.
“It was clearly a quixotic case against the defendant.”


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Specious      ˈspē-shəs

Specious adj.

1. Having the ring of truth or plausibility but actually fallacious. “A specious argument.”

2. Deceptively attractive.


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galvanize gal·va·nize verb \ˈgal-və-ˌnīz\

: to cause (people) to become so excited or concerned about an issue, idea, etc., that they want to do something about it

: to cause (a force that is capable of causing change) to become active

: to cover (steel or iron) with a layer of zinc to prevent it from rusting


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my bad if these have already been posted.. havent gone through this thread yet. 
these 2 words were really stuck in my head yesterday. 

a·plomb

  [uh-plomuh-pluhm] 
noun
1.
imperturbable self-possession, poise, or assurance.
2.
the perpendicular, or vertical, position.
Origin: 
1820–30;  < French à plomb  according to the plummet, i.e., straightup and down, vertical position


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cal·ci·trant

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:  obstinately defiant of authority or restraint
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a :  difficult to manage or operate
b :  not responsive to treatment

c :  resistant <this subject is recalcitrant both to observation and to experiment — G. G. Simpson>: stubbornly refusing to obey rules or orders



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Cognitive

Cognitive adj.

1. Relating to the process of acquiring knowledge by the use of reasoning, intuition, or perception.

2. Having a basis in or reducible to empirical factual knowledge.
“A Cognitive model for success.”
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Licentious:

"morally unrestrained," 1530s, from Medieval Latin licentiosus "full of license, unrestrained," from Latin licentia (see license). Related: Licentiouslylicentiousness.

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