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::: subliminal - below the threshold of conscious perception; Ex. subliminal advertisement
::: wisp - small bunch (of hair); faint streak (of smoke)
::: proselytize - (induce someone to) convert to a religion or belief; N. proselyte: new convert to a doctrine or religion
::: balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
::: neophyte - recent convert; new member of a religious group; beginner; CF. plant
::: forsake - desert; abandon; renounce
::: unwonted - unaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.
::: feasible - practical; able to be carried out; practicable
::: Epicurean - believing that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided; N.
::: stoic - stoical; impassive; unmoved by joy or grief; N. CF. stoicism