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excerpt - selected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V.
graphic - pertaining to the art of delineating; vividly described
conscript - draftee; person forced into military service; V.
larceny - theft; Ex. petit larceny
luminary - celebrity (in a specific field); dignitary; object that gives light (as a celestial body)
anthropologist - student of the history and science of humankind
rebus - representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
undermine - weaken gradually; sap; dig a mine beneath
rejuvenate - make young again
schism - division into factions (esp. within a religious body); split