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traverse - go through or across
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
accoutre - equip; N. accoutrement
apologist - one who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia
revoke - cancel; retract; CF. irrevocable
prelate - church dignitary; priest of high position in the church (esp. bishop)
haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
fitful - spasmodic; intermittent; irregular
pejorative - (of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.
eclipse - darken; extinguish; outshine; surpass; cause an eclipse