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apprehend - arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive; N. apprehension
paradigm - model; example that serves as a model; pattern; list of all the inflectional forms of a word
incur - bring upon oneself
pristine - unspoiled; remaining in a pure state; characteristic of earlier times; primitive; Ex. an old book in pristine condition
institute - organization for a special purpose; V: establish
dapper - neat and trim (in appearance); (of small men) neat in appearance and quick in movements; neat; spry
lectern - reading desk or stand for a public speaker
reconcile - make friendly again (after quarrel); make consistent (two ideas in opposition); correct inconsistencies; Ex. reconcile one's political principles with one's religious beliefs
horde - crowd; swarm
appease - pacify or soothe; Ex. appease a crying baby; N. appeasement