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::: induct - place formally in office; install; admit as a member; initiate; N. induction: inducting; process of deriving general principles from particular facts
::: fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
::: smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
::: knead - mix; work dough; mix and work into a uniform mass (with the hands); Ex. knead dough
::: nonentity - person of no importance; nonexistence
::: retort - quick sharp reply; V.
::: fructify - bear fruit; produce fruit
::: panacea - cure-all; remedy for all diseases
::: fetter - shackle; restrict the freedom of; N. chain or shackle for the foot of a prisoner; CF. foot
::: duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress