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innovation - change; something newly introduced; introduction of something new; V. innovate: begin or introduce (something new); be creative; ADJ. innovative
abhor - detest; hate
mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
expunge - cancel; remove a word or name (from a book or list); erase
precursor - forerunner; predecessor
officious - meddlesome; excessively pushy in offering one's services; overly eager in offering unwanted services or advices; Ex. officious bellboy
understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
suture - stitches sewn to hold the cut edges of a wound or incision; material used in sewing; V: sew together a wound
gentry - people of standing(rank or position); people of good family or high social position; class of people just below nobility
stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound