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concomitant

adjective

Naturally accompanying or associated:

  • She loved travel, with all its concomitant worries.
  • Concomitant with his obsession with dirt was a desire for order.

noun

A phenomenon that naturally accompanies or follows something:

  • He sought promotion without the necessary concomitant of hard work.

cognoscenti (plural) / cognoscente (singular)

noun

A person with superior, usually specialized knowledge or highly refined taste; a connoisseur.

disingenuous

adjective

Not candid or sincere, typically by pretending that one knows less about something than one really does.

cogent

adjective

Appealing to the intellect or powers of reasoning; convincing.

proselytize

verb

Convert or attempt to convert (someone) from one religion, belief, or opinion to another. Advocate or promote (a belief or course of action).







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