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interloper - intruder; one who interferes
bevy - large group; Ex. a bevy of starlets
tenet - doctrine; dogma
colloquial - pertaining to conversational or common speech; informal; N. colloquialism: colloquial expression
dereliction - neglect of duty; abandonment
insensate - without feeling; lacking sense; foolish
mundane - worldly as opposed to spiritual; everyday; of the ordinary; Ex. mundane existence; CF. world
totem - animal, plant, or natural object serving as a symbol of a clan or family; representation of this; Ex. totem pole
shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.
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