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Word: arcane

Definition: esoteric; secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated; Ex. arcane ritual; Ex. arcane process closed to the uninitiated listener

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::: debar - bar; forbid; exclude; Ex. debarred from jury services
::: tortuous - winding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road
::: qualify - reach a necessary standard; limit the meaning of something stated
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::: interjection - exclamation; Ex. ``Ouch''
::: phoenix - symbol of immortality or rebirth; Ex. phoenix rising from its ashes
::: varnish - paint used to coat a surface with a glossy film; glossy coating produced by using this substance; Ex. nail varnish; V.
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::: smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing