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neophyte - recent convert; new member of a religious group; beginner; CF. plant
plebeian - common; vulgar; pertaining to the common people; N: common people in ancient Rome; CF. patrician
scrutinize - examine closely and critically; N. scrutiny
unobtrusive - inconspicuous; not blatant
gorge - narrow canyon; steep rocky cleft; ravine (made by a stream which runs through it)
internecine - mutually destructive
saga - Scandinavian myth; any legend; long heroic narrative
reprieve - postponement or cancelation of a punishment; temporary stay; V: postpone or cancel the punishment of
linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
vagary - capricious happening; caprice; whim; CF. wander