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::: forge - counterfeit; reproduce fraudulently; form by heating in a forge and hammering into shape; move with a sudden increase of speed or power; Ex. forged ahead in the last two years; N: furnace where metals are heated
::: chaplain - clergyman attached to a chapel
::: docile - obedient; easily managed; submissive
::: chaff - worthless products of an endeavor; husk(outer seed cover) separated from grain; Ex. separate the wheat from the chaff
::: impede - hide; retard or obstruct the progress of; block
::: paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
::: autonomous - self-governing; N. autonomy
::: forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture
::: frustrate - thwart; defeat; prevent from accomplishing a purpose
::: endorse - approve; support; write one's signature on the back of; N. endorsement; CF. dorsal