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initiate - begin; originate; receive into a group; introduce to a new field or activity; Ex. initiate someone into the mysteries of a secret religion; N: one who has been initiated
disinterested - unprejudiced; free from bias and self-interest; objective
eulogistic - praising; full of eulogy
verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
oust - expel; drive out; force out; N. ouster: ousting
contentious - quarrelsome; controversial; likely to cause arguments
furor - frenzy; great anger and excitement; CF. fury
impediment - hindrance; stumbling-block; speech defect preventing clear articulation; Ex. speech impediment
entrance - put under a spell(condition caused by magical power); carry away(fill with strong feeling) with emotion; put into a trance; fill with delight
egoism - excessive interest in one's self; belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others; selfishness; ADJ. egoistic, egoistical