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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
antecede - precede
inestimable - impossible to estimate; (apprec) invaluable; of immeasurable worth
aloft - upward; high up in the air
connoisseur - person competent to act as a judge of art, etc. (whose judgments are respected); a lover of an art
wastrel - waster; profligate
sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners
comeuppance - deserts; well-deserved punishment or misfortune; rebuke
cursory - casual; hastily done with little attention to detail
pomposity - self-important behavior; acting like a stuffed shirt(pompous person); ADJ. pompous: self-important