noun: A profession of ignorance in a discussion in order to elicit clarity on a topic and expose misconception held by another.
- Socratic method noun: A method of teaching in which, instead of giving the answer, the teacher guides students to it by asking them a series of questions.
- gutta noun: 1. A drop. 2. One of a series of ornaments, typically in the shape of a truncated cone on buildings (in the Doric order in classical architecture).
- politesse Definition: (noun) Courteous formality; politeness. Synonyms: chivalry, gallantry. Usage: Carl held the door for Ashley as they entered the restaurant, and she was immediately impressed with his politesse. Discuss
- perpetuity Definition: (noun) The property of being perpetual (seemingly ceaseless). Synonyms: sempiternity. Usage: Whoever has travelled in the New England States will remember...the air of order and stillness, of perpetuity and unchanging repose, that seemed to breathe over the whole place. Discuss