Autonomy — independence or self governance; the right to make decisions for oneself — N Myriad — countless or extremely large in number — Adj. Did the inclusion of a particular word feel unnatural to you?
As with everything else in your application, make sure they represent you. Proponent — a person who advocates for something — N Well, last year's Stanford application asked, "What five words best describe you?
A Word List Starting Point Since I always encourage students to develop word lists, many ask me to provide examples of words that other applicant families have come up with. Ignominious — deserving or causing public disgrace or shame — Adj.