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inculcate - teach (ideas or principles); instill
recourse - resorting to help when in trouble; Ex. without recourse to
outspoken - candid; blunt
brook - tolerate; endure; Ex. brook no interference; N: small stream
ingratiate - become popular with; bring (oneself) in favor of another; Ex. ingratiate himself with the boss
rend - split; tear apart; N. rent; CF. heartrending: causing deep sorrow
nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
derivative - unoriginal; obtained from another source; Ex. derivative prose style; N.
compartment - one of the parts into which an enclosed space is divided
transparent - permitting light to pass through freely; easily detected; obvious; clear; Ex. transparent lie