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inception - start; beginning
array - marshal; draw up in order; arrange in order; clothe splendidly; adorn; N: fine clothes; ordered group; Ex. in battle array
intermittent - periodic; on and off; stopping and starting at intervals
pristine - unspoiled; remaining in a pure state; characteristic of earlier times; primitive; Ex. an old book in pristine condition
preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
elaborate - work out carefully; add more detail or information; ADJ.
caricature - distortion; burlesque
begrudge - envy; give or allow unwillingly; grudge; Ex. We shouldn't begrudge him his success.
deserts - what someone deserves
premise - assumption; postulate; proposition upon which an argument is based