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::: surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
::: exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
::: premonitory - serving to warn
::: maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
::: quail - cower; shrink back in fear; lose heart
::: catechism - book for religious instruction in question-and-answer form; religious instruction by question and answer; V. catechize
::: eschew - avoid habitually; Ex. eschew alcoholic drinks
::: insipid - lacking in flavor; lacking interest; dull; Ex. insipid food/character
::: concerted - mutually agreed on; done together by agreement; Ex. concerted effort; CF. in concert: working together
::: vacuous - empty; lacking in ideas; inane; stupid; Ex. vacuous expression; N. vacuity