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inchoate - (of desire, wish, plan) recently begun; not explicit; at the beginning of development; rudimentary; elementary; Ex. inchoate mass
salient - prominent; projecting beyond a line; conspicuous; Ex. salient features
tertiary - third in order or rank
dilettante - aimless follower of an art or a field of knowledge (not taking it seriously); amateur; dabbler; CF. delight
macabre - gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death
credo - creed
periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
cleave - split or sever; cling to; remain faithful to; N. cleavage; ADJ. cloven
refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
automaton - mechanism that imitates actions of humans; machine that works by itself