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vanguard - forerunners; foremost position of an army; advance forces; foremost position in a trend or movement; CF. rearguard
physiological - pertaining to the science of the function of living organisms; N. physiology
propinquity - nearness (in space or relationship); proximity; kinship
platitude - trite remark; commonplace statement; ADJ. platitudinous
apparition - ghost; phantom
indignity - treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
grimace - facial distortion to show feeling such as pain, disgust, etc; V.
acoustics - science of sound; quality that makes a room easy or hard to hear in
stratum - layer of earth's surface; layer of society; PL. strata