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precept - practical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
putrescent - becoming putrid; putrefying
fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
articulate - effective; distinct; expressing ideas clearly; having clear sounds; having joints; Ex. articulate speech; V: express thoughts and feeling clearly; pronounce clearly; unite by joints
apprehend - arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive; N. apprehension
simulate - feign; imitate
cleft - N: split
dolt - slow-thinking stupid person; CF. dull
coterie - group that meets socially; select circle; close group of people with shared interests
microcosm - small representative world; world in miniature; Ex. microcosm of English society