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Usage

  • pedagogy

    The art of pedagogy is the methods used by a teacher to teach a subject.

  • homily

    A homily is a speech or piece of writing that advises people about how they ought to behave from a moral perspective.

  • elegy

    An elegy is a poem or other piece of writing expressing sadness; it is often about someone who has died.

  • parry

    To parry is to ward something off or deflect it.

  • colloquy

    A colloquy is a formal conversation.

  • calumny

    Calumny consists of untrue or unfair statements about someone expressly made to hurt their reputation.

  • philanthropy

    Philanthropy is unselfish support in the form of donating money, work, or gifts to positive social purposes; philanthropy is also overall love for humans in general.

  • augury

    Augury is the process or art of reading omens about the future through specific ceremonies.

  • soliloquy

    A soliloquy is the act of speaking by a single person, usually an actor in the theater.

  • empathy

    Empathy is the ability to understand how people feel because you can imagine what it is to be like them.

  • liturgy

    A liturgy is a set of rules or formal procedures used during a church service.

  • orthography

    Orthography is the art of correct spelling.

  • piety

    Piety is being devoted or showing loyalty towards something, especially a religion.

  • comply

    When you comply with another's demands, you obey or yield to their wishes.

  • obloquy

    When someone practices obloquy he tends to highly criticize, abusively blame, or ruin someone's reputation.

  • choreography

    The choreography of a work of dance is either the art of arranging the steps or the actual dance composition itself.

  • perjury

    When you are guilty of perjury you are lying while under oath to tell the truth, usually in a court of law.

  • calligraphy

    Calligraphy is the art of beautiful handwriting using special pens or brushes.

  • physiognomy

    A person's physiognomy is their face or facial features.

  • prosody

    Prosody is the study of the structure and style of poetry.

  • usury

    Usury is the practice of lending money at an exorbitant rate of interest.

  • geography

    Geography studies the lands of Earth, including mountains, rivers, cities, and the people that live there.

  • strategy

    A strategy is a plan of action to do something that is usually carried out over a period of time.

  • apology

    An apology is admitting that you did something to someone else that was not right—and saying that you're sorry for doing so.

  • journey

    A journey is a trip or the act of traveling somewhere.

  • treaty

    A treaty between two countries is an agreement they have, such as for selling things to each other or keeping the peace.

  • recovery

    When someone is in recovery, they are getting better and becoming healthy once again.

  • archery

    the sport of shooting arrows with a bow

  • cookery

    the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat

  • robbery

    larceny by threat of violence

  • snobbery

    the trait of condescending to those of lower social status

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