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prologue - introduction (to a poem or play)
freebooter - pirate or plunderer who makes war in order to grow rich
anthropoid - manlike; resembling a human being; N.
plaudit - praise; enthusiastic approval; round(succession or series) of applause; ADJ. plauditory; CF. applaud
plane - carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat
denomination - religious group; unit in a system; name or designation; CF. denominator: common trait or characteristic
pristine - unspoiled; remaining in a pure state; characteristic of earlier times; primitive; Ex. an old book in pristine condition
aegis - shield; protection; defense
nascent - incipient; coming into being or existence; Ex. nascent ability in music
qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.