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steep - soak; saturate; Ex. steep the fabric in the dye bath; ADJ: precipitous
herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
initiate - begin; originate; receive into a group; introduce to a new field or activity; Ex. initiate someone into the mysteries of a secret religion; N: one who has been initiated
amass - collect (gradually, in a very large amount)
occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.
finesse - delicate skill; V: handle with finesse
denotation - meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation
bureaucracy - overregulated administrative system marked by red tape; ADJ. bureaucratic
disarray - state of disorder; a disorderly or untidy state; Ex. with her clothes in disarray
postmortem - autopsy; ADJ: occurring after death; of a postmortem