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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
trickle - flow in drops or in a thin stream; N.
tutelage - guardianship; training; function of a tutor; instruction
defile - pollute; make filthy or dirty; corrupt morally; profane; desecrate; N: narrow passage or gorge through mountains
hubbub - confused uproar; loud noise; din
bantering - joking talk; good-naturedly ridiculing; N.V. banter
harry - harass, annoy, torment (by repeated attacks); raid
bereft - deprived of (something valuable); lacking
profligate - wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy
forge - counterfeit; reproduce fraudulently; form by heating in a forge and hammering into shape; move with a sudden increase of speed or power; Ex. forged ahead in the last two years; N: furnace where metals are heated