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dummy - imitation of a real object used as a substitute; effigy
shuffle - mix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.
latent - present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential
belabor - harp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically
exemplary - serving as a model; outstanding; Ex. exemplary punishment/behavior; N. exemplar: typical example; model
inductive - pertaining to induction or proceeding from the specific to the general
institutionalize - make into an institution; put or confine in an institution
vanguard - forerunners; foremost position of an army; advance forces; foremost position in a trend or movement; CF. rearguard
ligneous - like wood
ferment - agitation; commotion(noisy and excited activity); unrest (of a political kind); V. produce by fermentation; undergo fermentation; cause (a state of trouble)