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::: initiate - begin; originate; receive into a group; introduce to a new field or activity; Ex. initiate someone into the mysteries of a secret religion; N: one who has been initiated
::: horticultural - pertaining to cultivation of gardens; N. horticulture: science or art of cultivating fruits, vegetables, or ornamental plants; CF. agriculture: science or art of farming or growing crops
::: predicament - difficult situation; tricky or dangerous situation; dilemma
::: connoisseur - person competent to act as a judge of art, etc. (whose judgments are respected); a lover of an art
::: hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
::: obtrude - push (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive
::: pernicious - very harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia
::: dolorous - sorrowful; N. dolor
::: comely - attractive; agreeable; having a pleasing appearance
::: fracas - brawl(noisy quarrel or fight) in which a number of people take part; melee