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::: induct - place formally in office; install; admit as a member; initiate; N. induction: inducting; process of deriving general principles from particular facts
::: parochial - narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes
::: descry - catch sight of (something distant)
::: gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
::: genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
::: diabolical - diabolic; devilish; fiendish
::: sever - separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
::: fluke - unlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck; ADJ. fluky
::: erudite - (of a person or book) learned; full of learning; scholarly; N. erudition
::: emollient - soothing or softening remedy (for the skin); ADJ.