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creed - system of religious or ethical belief
billowing - swelling out in waves; surging
superfluous - excessive; overabundant; unnecessary; N. superfluity
anthropologist - student of the history and science of humankind
overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing
hazardous - dangerous
mock - ridicule; deride; imitate often in derision
obliterate - destroy completely; wipe out; Ex. obliterate the village
militate - work against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier