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nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
defrock - strip a priest or minister of church authority; unfrock
colander - utensil with perforated bottom used for straining
default - failure to act; failure to perform a task or be present; V.
worldly - engrossed in matters of this earth; not spiritual; of the material world
explicit - totally clear; definite; outspoken
wispy - thin; slight; barely discernible
guise - outward appearance; costume; Ex. in a new guise
fractious - unruly; peevish; cranky; bad-tempered; Ex. fractious horse
submerge - place under water; dip; go under water; cover completely (as with water); Ex. submerged in work