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credential - evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.
forerunner - predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
meditation - reflection; thought; V. meditate
renounce - abandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one's claim to the property/one's religion; N. renunciation
fleet - fast; rapid; N. ADJ. fleeting: passing quickly; ephemeral
abscission - cutting off; separation
varnish - paint used to coat a surface with a glossy film; glossy coating produced by using this substance; Ex. nail varnish; V.
rabble - mob; noisy crowd
crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ