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assimilate - absorb; take (food) into the body and digest it; understand (knowledge) completely and be able to use properly; cause to become homogeneous (the people of a country or race in the wasy of behaving or thinking)
fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
warrant - justification; written order that serves as authorization (esp. a judicial writ); Ex. search/death warrant; V: justify; guarantee
centigrade - denoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)
quorum - minimal number of members necessary to conduct a meeting
fodder - coarse food for cattle, horses, etc.; feed for livestock; CF. food
momentous - very important; N. moment; CF. momentary
defrock - strip a priest or minister of church authority; unfrock
intimate - hint; suggest; imply; ADJ: marked by close relationship; familiar; private; personal; Ex. intimate knowledge/thoughts in the diary; N: close friend or confidant; CF. intimacy
linguistic - pertaining to language