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anoint - consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)
apprehend - arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive; N. apprehension
verity - quality of being true; lasting truth or principle; Ex. the verity of his testimony; Ex. one of the eternal verities
interstice - narrow space between things
prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
superficial - of the surface; not deep; shallow; not thorough; trivial; Ex. superficial analysis/knowledge
contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
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
glitter - shine brightly with flashing points of light; Ex. glittering diamond ring; N: sparkling light; attractiveness; glamor; Ex. glitter of the sun on the waves
mediate - settle a dispute through the services of an outsider; act as an intermediary; produce by mediating; Ex. mediate a cease-fire