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::: efface - rub out; remove the surface of
::: thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall
::: gist - essence; main point; substance
::: expository - explanatory; serving to explain; N. exposition: explaining; exhibition
::: drone - idle person who lives on other people's work; male bee
::: reconcile - make friendly again (after quarrel); make consistent (two ideas in opposition); correct inconsistencies; Ex. reconcile one's political principles with one's religious beliefs
::: abash - embarrass
::: reprobate - morally disapproved person; person hardened in sin, devoid of a sense of decency; CF. disapproved by God ?
::: layman - man who is not a cleric; man who is nonprofessional
::: expletive - meaningless word; interjection; profane oath; swear-word