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progenitor - ancestor
transmute - transform; change; convert to something different
plane - carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat
morbid - given to unwholesome or unhealthy thought; moody; characteristic of disease; Ex. morbid curiosity; N. morbidity; CF. disease
comprise - include; consist of
stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump
extrude - force or push out; thrust out; shape (plastic or metal) by forcing through a die
shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
mutinous - unruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer
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