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executive - person having administrative authority; one branch of government executing laws; ADJ: relating to executing
initiate - begin; originate; receive into a group; introduce to a new field or activity; Ex. initiate someone into the mysteries of a secret religion; N: one who has been initiated
vicissitude - change (esp. from good to bad); change of fortune; CF. the last emperor of China
apothegm - (apophthegm) pithy, compact saying
celestial - heavenly
scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
gauche - clumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth
incense - enrage; infuriate(make furious); make extremely angry; outrage; N: aromatic substance burned to produce a pleasant odor
hew - cut to pieces with ax or sword; chop; N.
abusive - coarsely insulting; physically harmful