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taunt - deride or provoke; challenge in derision; N.
vernacular - living language (as compared to the official language); language spoken in a country or region; natural style; Ex. lapse into the vernacular
neophyte - recent convert; new member of a religious group; beginner; CF. plant
recite - repeat aloud (something learned); describe; Ex. recite his complaints; N. recitation
indigent - poor; destitute
retroactive - taking effect before its enactment (as a law) or imposition (as a tax); (of a law) having effect on the past as well as the future
cull - pick out from others (to kill the weakest members); reject; select; collect (information); N.
retort - quick sharp reply; V.
preponderance - superiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant
recline - lie down