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::: derision - ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory
::: terminology - terms used in a science or art; study of nomenclature
::: placebo - harmless substance prescribed as a dummy pill
::: infiltrate - pass into or through; penetrate or enter (an organization) sneakily; Ex. infiltrate the troops into enemy territory; CF. infiltrator
::: grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
::: doddering - shaky; infirm from old age; V. dodder
::: bigotry - stubborn intolerance
::: paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
::: rescind - repeal; annul; cancel (a law, decision, or agreement)
::: onerous - burdensome