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seminary - school for training future ministers; secondary school, especially for young women
allocate - assign; set apart for a particular purpose
interpolate - insert between
mutilate - maim; injure lastingly; deprive of a limb or an essential part
chase - ornament a metal surface by indenting; follow rapidly to catch
paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
fiasco - total failure; CF. bottle
enormity - hugeness (in a bad sense); excessive wickedness; Ex. enormity of the crime; ADJ. enormous
recluse - hermit; loner; ADJ. reclusive
subsidiary - serving to assist; subordinate; secondary; of a subsidy; N.