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hoodwink - deceive; delude
founder - fail completely; sink; CF. flounder
figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
saboteur - one who commits sabotage; destroyer of property; N. sabotage: destruction of property (usually carried out secretly)
ancillary - serving as an aid or accessory; auxiliary; N.
regiment - military unit; V: subject to strict order; Ex. regimented society
bevy - large group; Ex. a bevy of starlets
proliferate - grow rapidly (in numbers); spread; multiply; N. proliferation
purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
belated - delayed