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seminary - school for training future ministers; secondary school, especially for young women
injurious - harmful; causing injury
deference - courteous regard for another's wish; courteous yielding to another's wish or opinion (showing respect); ADJ. deferential; OP. effrontery
obituary - death notice (esp. in a newspaper); ADJ.
collusion - conspiring in a fraudulent scheme to cheat or deceive others; V. collude
provender - dry food for livestock; fodder
propound - put forth for consideration or analysis; set forth; Ex. propound a problem/theory
partisan - one-sided; prejudiced; committed to a party (with dislike of any others); N: strong supporter of a party; guerrilla
discordant - not harmonious; conflicting
wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.