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penetrate - enter into; pierce; permeate; see through; grasp the inner significance of; understand
idolatry - worship of idols; excessive admiration or devotion; ADJ. idolatrous
conception - beginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception
avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
fermentation - chemical reaction that splits complex organic compounds; unrest; agitation
confide - tell in confidence (to a person one trusts); be confident about
inculcate - teach (ideas or principles); instill
battalion - army unit made up of four or more companies
carapace - shell covering the back (of a turtle, tortoise, crab, etc.)
opalescent - iridescent; lustrous; like an opal; N. opalescence