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::: inaugurate - begin formally; install in office; induct into office by a formal ceremony; N. inauguration; ADJ. inaugural
::: sustenance - sustaining; means of livelihood, support, food, nourishment; something that maintains life; food
::: stupefy - stun; make numb (as with a drug); amaze
::: gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
::: commonplace - ordinary; N: something ordinary or common; trite remark
::: askew - crookedly; slanted; at an angle
::: effrontery - rudeness without any sense of shame; shameless boldness; presumptousness; nerve; cheek
::: vortex - whirlwind; whirlpool; center of turbulence; predicament into which one is inexorably plunged
::: augury - omen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)
::: rubric - title or heading (in red print); directions for religious ceremony; protocol