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flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
persevere - continue steadily in spite of difficulties
sinecure - well-paid position with little responsibility; CF. sine cure: without care; CF. San Serif
intermediary - intermediate; acting as a mediator; N: mediator; go-between
archetype - prototype; primitive pattern
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
confound - confuse; puzzle
herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
hardy - (of people or animals) sturdy; robust; (of plants) able to stand inclement(stormy) weather
nomenclature - terminology(system of specialized words); system of names or naming things