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rend - split; tear apart; N. rent; CF. heartrending: causing deep sorrow
sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
undermine - weaken gradually; sap; dig a mine beneath
existential - pertaining to existence; pertaining to the philosophy of existentialism
debut - d\'ebut; first public appearance; formal presentation of a young woman to society
syllogism - logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
podiatrist - doctor who treats ailments of the feet; chiropodist; N. podiatrics
tutelary - protective; pertaining to a guardianship; Ex. tutelary deities
maraud - move in search of plunder; Ex. marauding army
inured - accustomed; hardened; Ex. inured to the Alaskan cold; V. inure: make used to something undesirable; harden; CF. unfeeling