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agglomeration - collection; heap; V. agglomerate: gather into a rounded mass; N. aggolmeate: jumbled mass; heap
neophyte - recent convert; new member of a religious group; beginner; CF. plant
haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
rote - repetition; memorization through repetition without understanding; Ex. learn poetry by rote
bulwark - strong wall built for defense; earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends
shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
panegyric - formal praise; encomium; Ex. I don't deserve such panegyrics.
unassailable - not open to attack; impregnable; not subject to question
mettle - courage (to continue bravely in spite of difficulties); spirit; ADJ. mettlesome
flighty - (esp. of a woman's behavior) capricious; often changing, esp. from one lover to another; impulsive