Words, Words, Wonderful Words
conniption (always used with fit, as in 'she pitched a conniption fit')
quotidian : occurring everyday
haruspex, a religious official who interpreted omens by inspecting the entrails of sacrificial animals.
immanentize the eschaton
apoptosis: as when petals fall from a flower.
dispositive: A fact or point of law which brings about the settlement of a contested issue.
anodyne: not likely to provoke dissent or offense
Sentience is the capacity to feel, perceive, or experience subjectively.
Petrichor: fresh rain smell
jejune: naive, simplistic, and superficial.
sui generis: in a class by itself
Analogical v. analytical thinking
Reification is a complex idea for when you treat something immaterial—like happiness, fear, or evil—as a material thing.