S2: Dictionary


Reify- To make (something abstract) more concrete or real; to regard or treat (an idea, concept, etc.) as if having material existence.

Ape- to imitate or mimic.

constative- a statement that is capable of being true or false.

Hitherto- up to this time, until now, as yet.

Dubious- objectively doubtful; fraught with doubt or uncertainty; uncertain, undetermined; indistinct, ambiguous, vague.

concomitant- naturally accompanying or associated.

ruminations- a deep or considered thought about something/.

prose- written or spoken language in its ordinary form.

dogmatism- the tendency to lay down principles as incontrovertibly true, without consideration of evidence or the opinions of others.

evince- reveal the presence of (a quality or feeling).

fallacy- a mistaken believe, especially one based on unsound argument.

piecemeal- characterized by unsystematic partial measures taken over a period of time.

deplore- feel or express strong disapproval of (something).

bequeath- leave ( a personal estate or one’s body) to a person or other beneficiary by a will.

consummated- make ( a marriage or relationship) complete by having sexual intercourse.

jurisprudence- the theory or philosophy of law.

abrogate- repeal or do away with ( a law, right, or a formal agreement).