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::: surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
::: excise - cut away; cut out; N: government tax on good produced and used inside a country; N. excision
::: disparate - basically different; impossible to compare; unrelated
::: holocaust - destruction by fire; CF. burnt whole; CF. Holocaust
::: upshot - outcome; final result
::: erode - eat away; wear away gradually by abrasion; Ex. The sea erodes the rocks.
::: gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
::: zealot - one who is zealous; fanatic; person who shows excessive zeal
::: bargain - agreement between two groups or people; something for sale at a price advantageous to the buyer; V: negotiate; trade; Ex. bargaining power
::: strew - spread randomly; sprinkle; scatter; Ex. flower girl strewing rose petals