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::: forerunner - predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
::: transparent - permitting light to pass through freely; easily detected; obvious; clear; Ex. transparent lie
::: entourage - group of attendants; retinue; CF. surround
::: vituperative - abusive; scolding; V. vituperate: berate; scold; rail against abusively
::: errant - wandering (esp. in search of adventure); straying from proper moral standards; Ex. knight-errant
::: militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
::: syllogism - logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
::: conundrum - riddle; difficult problem
::: luminous - shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
::: chide - scold; rebuke (someone who has done wrong)