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scholarly - full of learning; erudite; like a scholar; Ex. scholarly journal
forsake - desert; abandon; renounce
inclined - tending or leaning toward; bent; V. incline: slant; dispose; be disposed; tend
dominant - exercising the most influence; high and easily seen; stronger than the other part of a system; not recessive
overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
proliferate - grow rapidly (in numbers); spread; multiply; N. proliferation
disfigure - mar the appearance of; spoil
precedent - something preceding in time which may be used as an authority or guide for future action; V. precede; CF. unprecedented
equivocate - use equivocal language to deceive people; lie; mislead; attempt to conceal the truth; N. equivocation
paradigm - model; example that serves as a model; pattern; list of all the inflectional forms of a word