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neophyte - recent convert; new member of a religious group; beginner; CF. plant
terminal - part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer
sophistry - seemingly plausible but fallacious reasoning; sophism
belated - delayed
surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
seethe - be violently disturbed; boil; (of a liquid) move about wildly as if boiling; Ex. The nation was seething with discontent.
mulct - defraud a person of something; swindle; Ex. mulct the boy of his legacy
obscure - dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
peevish - bad-tempered; irritable; V. peeve: make angry
dehydrate - remove water from; dry out