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forerunner - predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
colloquy - informal discussion; conversation
constitution - constituting; system of laws; composition of something; physical makeup or structure of a person; Ex. men with strong constitutions
bowdlerize - expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler
fructify - bear fruit; produce fruit
zealot - one who is zealous; fanatic; person who shows excessive zeal
illusive - deceiving; based on illusion; causing illusion; deceptive
pomposity - self-important behavior; acting like a stuffed shirt(pompous person); ADJ. pompous: self-important
sardonic - scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile
tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount