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|philosophy||n: the study of general and fundamental questions, such as those about existence, reason, knowledge, values, mind|
|distinction||n: a difference or contrast between similar things or people|
|ultimate||adj: furthest or highest in degree or order|
|vast||adj: enormous in size, number, amount, or quantity|
|ordinary||adj: not different, exceptional, or unexpected in any way, especially in quality, ability, size, or degree|
|instance||n: a particular example or single occurrence of something|
|notwithstanding||adv: despite anything to the contrary; nevertheless; (preposition) despite or in spite of|
|compose||v: to write music, poetry, or formal writing; to constitute or make up a whole, or a specified part of it|
|constantly||adv: all the time|
|insist||v: to say something clearly or demand something forcefully, especially when other people disagree with or oppose what you say|
|apparent||adj: able to see or understand easily or clearly|
|illusion||n: a false idea or belief, especially about somebody or about a situation|
|possibility||n: a chance that something may happen or be true|
|fundamental||adj: forming an essential base or core from which everything else develops or is affected|
|suspect||v: to consider anything to be actual or probable|
|uncritical||adj: not willing to criticize somebody/something or to judge whether somebody/something is right or wrong|
|observation||n: the act or activity of carefully examining or monitoring something or someone|
|mislead||v: to cause someone to believe something that is not true|
|precursor||n: a person or thing that comes before another of the same kind and that contributes to or influences its growth|
|platonic||adj: (of relationship or emotion) friendly or affectionate but not sexual|
|alternative||n: one of two or more available possibilities or choice|
|commonsense||adj: exhibiting sound, practical judgment concerning everyday matters; (noun) a basic ability to perceive, understand, and judge in a manner that nearly all people share|
|venerable||adj: deserving respect because they are old, important, wise, etc.|
|skepticism||n: an attitude of doubting or questioning that claims or statements are true or valuable or that something will happen; the disbelief in any claims of ultimate knowledge|
|distinguished||adj: (used of persons or their work) standing above others in quality, attainment, or reputation|
|thing-in-itself||n: the intellectual conception of things as they are, independent of representation and observation|