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convert - one who has adopted a different religion or opinion; V: change into another form; (persuade to) adopt a particular religion or belief
ribald - marked by vulgar lewd humor; wanton; profane; N. ribaldry: ribald language or joke
preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
concurrent - happening at the same time; in agreement
valid - logically convincing; sound; legally acceptable; effective; Ex. valid reasoning/passport
hallowed - blessed; consecrated; Ex. hallowed ground; V. hallow: set apart as holy
wrongheaded - stubbornly wrong
skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
magnitude - greatness (in size or extent); extent
snicker - half-stifled(suppressed) laugh; V.