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conduit - aqueduct; passageway for fluids
superficial - of the surface; not deep; shallow; not thorough; trivial; Ex. superficial analysis/knowledge
terminal - part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer
nomadic - wandering; N. nomad: tribe who migrates from place to place
panegyric - formal praise; encomium; Ex. I don't deserve such panegyrics.
frock - long loose garment (worn by monks)
unceremonious - not done politely without due formalities
milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.
invoke - call and bring into use (a right or law); call on/upon (a higher power or god) for help; ask for; beg for; conjure (a spirit); Ex. invoke the veto power; Ex. invoke one's advisor/God
preclude - make impossible; prevent; exclude; eliminate