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induct - place formally in office; install; admit as a member; initiate; N. induction: inducting; process of deriving general principles from particular facts
capacity - mental or physical ability; role; position or duty; ability to accommodate; Ex. in my capacity as president
covert - secret; hidden; implied; OP. overt
whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
connotation - suggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote
unexceptionable - entirely acceptable; not offering any basis for criticism
industrious - diligent; hard-working; N. industry
dilate - expand; dilate on/upon: speak or write at length on (a subject)
retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
curtail - shorten; reduce