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Discern – perceive or recognize (something). Rotting – decompose Gazelle – a small slender antelope that typically has curved horns and a yellowish-brown coat with white underparts, found in open country in Africa and Asia. Carcass – the dead body of an animal. Ability to discern the feelings of others also protected us in a very specific way: ‘your…

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Evolve – develop gradually, especially from a simple to a more complex form. Amid – surrounded by; in the middle of. Gradual – taking place or progressing slowly or by degrees. Abrupt – sudden and unexpected. We humans evolved to survive amid the gradual, predictable changes of the natural world, but now our livelihoods are threatened by abrupt, unpredictable…

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Scorn – feel or express contempt or derision for, despise Insurgency – rebellion, riot It sounds as if smart, highly educated people will be scorned in the coming economy – but that is not necessarily the case. Success will come through ‘recognizing the physical, cognitive, and social influences on a civilian population targeted by an insurgency’. In…

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Recidivism – Tendency of re-offending Parole – the release of a prisoner temporarily (for a special purpose) or permanently before the completion of a sentence, on the promise of good behavior. Capriciously – whimsy,freakish In light of the findings on predicting recidivism by SVP’s and other prisoners, it is virtually certain that computer analysis could judge parole applications…

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  Demonic – Devilish Sheer- entire, full, downright, absolute, pure Enormity – grandness Stagger – be giddy, become giddy, feel dizzy God of the Evening Star – Venus. That’s what Hesperus meant in Greek. There wasn’t anything especially demonic about the Hesperus. Its sheer enormity was staggering. In Turkish: Demonic – Şeytani Sheer – Tam, bütün, düpedüz, katışıksız Enormity- büyüklük Stagger…

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Exoskeleton – a rigid external skeleton which is covering for the body in some invertebrate animals, especially arthropods, providing both support and protection. Brittle – Fragile, thin, crunchy, hard but easily breakable, sensitive. Chitter –  Make a twittering or chattering sound.   Their exoskeletons made a brittle chitter.   In Turkish: Exoskeleton – Dış iskelet Brittle…