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admonish - warn or speak to with gentle disapproval; reprove
chaff - worthless products of an endeavor; husk(outer seed cover) separated from grain; Ex. separate the wheat from the chaff
cohorts - group of people who share some common quality; armed band; a group of between 300 and 600 soldiers under one commander (in the ancient Rome)
marsupial - one of a family of mammals that nurse their offspring in a pouch(pocket of skin or leather); CF. kangaroo, opossum, wombat
subliminal - below the threshold of conscious perception; Ex. subliminal advertisement
mortician - undertaker; CF. death
equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
intolerant - not willing to accept ways of thinking different from one's own; CF. tolerant; CF. tolerate
potentate - monarch; sovereign
preposterous - absurd; completely unreasonable; ridiculous