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::: prototype - original work used as a model by others
::: libidinous - lustful
::: retinue - following; attendants
::: diverge - vary; go in different directions from the same point; ADJ. divergent: differing; deviating
::: exorcise - drive out evil spirits
::: 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''.
::: nonentity - person of no importance; nonexistence
::: obtrude - push (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive
::: lumen - unit of light energy (one candle's worth)
::: restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'