Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

imputation
the attribution to a source or cause
 
hook
anything that serves as an enticement
 
necromancy
conjuring up the dead, especially for prophesying
 
inwardness
preoccupation especially with one's attitudes and ethical or ideological values
 
wangling
an instance of accomplishing something by scheming or trickery
 
incoordination
a lack of coordination of movements
 
drag
something that slows or delays progress
 
pole
one of two divergent or mutually exclusive opinions
 
speculation
a hypothesis that has been formed by speculating or conjecturing (usually with little hard evidence)
 
parochialism
a limitation of views or interests like that defined by a local parish
 
speed trap
a trap arranged on a roadway for catching speeders
 
reductionism
a theory that all complex systems can be completely understood in terms of their components
 
organon
a system of principles for philosophic or scientific investigations; an instrument for acquiring knowledge
 
pharmacological medicine
the science or study of drugs: their preparation and properties and uses and effects
 
matrimonial law
that branch of jurisprudence that studies the laws governing matrimony
 
levirate
the biblical institution whereby a man must marry the widow of his childless brother in order to maintain the brother's line
 
metaphysics
the philosophical study of being and knowing
 
evocation
imaginative re-creation
 
deja vu
the experience of thinking that a new situation had occurred before
 
environmentalism
the philosophical doctrine that environment is more important than heredity in determining intellectual growth
 
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