Discourse on Method part one

  1. Discourse
    The capacity of orderly thought or reason; Rationality. Conversation; interchange of ideas
  2. Conviction
    The state of being convinced of error or being compelled to tell the truth
  3. Testify
    To make a statement based on personal knowledge or belief; Bear witness; To express personal conviction
  4. Aberration
    Unsoundness or disorder of the mind; when one strays from his normal moral standards
  5. Promptitude
    The act of moving to action; acting prompt
  6. Incite
    To move to action; spur on; urge on
  7. Delineate
    to describe, portray, or set forth with accuracy
  8. Ardent
    eager, fiery, shining, glowing
  9. Discretion
    individual choice or judgment
  10. Eloquence
    discourse marked by force and persuasiveness
  11. Eminent
    standing out so as to be readily perceived or noted : conspicuous: jutting out : projecting
  12. Exhort
    to incite by argument or advice : urge strongly
  13. Treatise
    a systematic exposition or argument in writing including a methodical discussion of the facts and principles involved and conclusions reached
  14. Jurisprudence
    the science or philosophy of law
  15. Converse
    social interaction
  16. Rapture
    a state or experience of being carried away by overwhelming emotion
  17. Disquisition
    a formal inquiry into or discussion of a subject
  18. Parricide
    one that murders his or her father, mother, or a close relative
  19. Extricated
    unravel: to distinguish from a related thing
  20. Incapacitate
    to make incapable or ineligible
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Discourse on Method part one