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threadbare - worn through till the threads show; shabby and poor; hackneyed; Ex. threadbare excuses
crypt - secret recess or vault usually used for burial; underground room (under a church)
refute - disprove; prove to be false; N. refutation
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
mnemonic - pertaining to memory; assisting the memory; N: device, such as as formula or rhyme, used as a mnemonic aid
climactic - relating to the highest point; N. climax; CF. climatic
spectral - ghostly; N. specter: spectre; ghost; phantom
definitive - most reliable; authorative and complete; that cannot be improved; conclusive; decisive; definite; Ex. definitive decision by the supreme court
arduous - hard; strenuous; Ex. arduous work
whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers