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plunge
to (cause someone or something to) move or fall suddenly and often a long way forward, down, or into something
intrinsic
being an extremely important and basic characteristic of a person or thing
extrapolate
to guess or think about what might happen using information that is already known
ensue
to happen after something else, especially as a result of it
fretful
behaving in a way that shows you are unhappy, worried, or uncomfortable
genus
a group of animals or plants, more closely related than a family, but less similar than a species
proclivity
the fact that someone likes something or likes to do something, especially something considered morally bad
nexus
an important connection between the parts of a system or a group of things
elucidate
clarify, explain, throw light upon
expository
adj. formal explaining or describing something
disperse
to spread across or move away over a large area, or to make something do this
conspicuous
very noticeable or attracting attention, often in a way that is not wanted
epistemic
relating to knowledge or the study of knowledge
impetus
something that encourages a particular activity or makes that activity more energetic or effective
scarcity
a situation in which something is not easy to find or get
recalcitrant
(of a person) unwilling to obey orders or to do what should be done, or (of an animal) refusing to be controlled
volatile
likely to change suddenly and unexpectedly or suddenly become violent or angry
contention
the disagreement that results from opposing arguments
truism
a statement that is so obviously true that it is almost not worth saying
taxonomy
a system for naming and organizing things, especially plants and animals, into groups that share similar qualities