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Word: neophyte

Definition: recent convert; new member of a religious group; beginner; CF. plant


More Vocab Words

::: stigma - token of disgrace; brand; V. stigmatize: mark with a stigma; characterize as disgraceful
::: inexorable - relentless; unyielding; implacable; not capable of being changed by entreaty or efforts; Ex. inexorable price rises
::: concordat - formal agreement
::: dormer - window projecting upright from roof; CF. sleeping room
::: cadet - student at a military school
::: vindictive - disposed to revenge; vengeful; out for revenge; spiteful; intended to cause harm; malicious; Ex. vindictive streak
::: practical - based on experience; of or acquired through practice (rather than theory); useful; Ex. practical man
::: increment - increase
::: vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
::: egotistical - egotistic; excessively self-centered(egocentric); self-important; conceited