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jettison - throw overboard (from a ship or plane)
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
saturnine - morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
embitter - make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.
heyday - time of greatest success or power; prime
replicate - reproduce; duplicate
balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
arcane - esoteric; secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated; Ex. arcane ritual; Ex. arcane process closed to the uninitiated listener
arbitrate - act as judge (at the request of both sides)
causal - implying a cause-and-effect relationship; N. causality