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padre - chaplain (in the armed forces)
polarize - split into opposite extremes or camps
seminary - school for training future ministers; secondary school, especially for young women
waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack
queasy - experiencing nausea; nauseated; easily nauseated; squeamish; Ex. feel a little queasy
conception - beginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception
atrophy - wasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)
pitfall - hidden danger; concealed trap
migratory - wandering; V. migrate: move from one region and settle in another; move periodically from one region to another
abbreviate - shorten