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surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
syllogism - logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
tinge - give a slight degree of a color or quality to; N: slight degree of a color or quality; Ex. tinged with grey/jealousy
leniency - mildness; permissiveness; ADJ. lenient: not severe in judgment or punishment
bristle - short stiff hair; V: (hair or fur) stand up stiffly
colloquy - informal discussion; conversation
queue - line (of waiting people or vehicles)
retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
chalice - goblet; consecrated cup
effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President