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Word: proselytize

Definition: (induce someone to) convert to a religion or belief; N. proselyte: new convert to a doctrine or religion


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::: contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
::: latch - fastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch
::: magnanimity - generosity; ADJ. magnanimous: generous
::: syllogism - logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
::: atone - make amends for; pay for; Ex. atone for
::: perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
::: intractable - unruly; difficult to manage; Ex. intractable problem/child
::: erudite - (of a person or book) learned; full of learning; scholarly; N. erudition
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::: ablution - washing