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subsume - include (as a member of a group); encompass
frock - long loose garment (worn by monks)
dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck
salient - prominent; projecting beyond a line; conspicuous; Ex. salient features
tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
subsequent - following in time or order; later
supplant - take the place of unfairly; usurp; replace
infiltrate - pass into or through; penetrate or enter (an organization) sneakily; Ex. infiltrate the troops into enemy territory; CF. infiltrator
verdigris - green coating or patina on copper which has been exposed to the weather
wrongheaded - stubbornly wrong