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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
avocation - secondary or minor occupation
expatriate - exile; someone who has withdrawn from his native land; V: exile; banish; leave one's country
superfluous - excessive; overabundant; unnecessary; N. superfluity
commandeer - take (private property) for military use without needing permission or giving payment; draft for military purposes
heresy - opinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion; ADJ. heretical; CF. heretic
cohere - stick together
disproportion - lack of proportion (between the parts); ADJ. disproportionate
shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
dissertation - formal essay; treatise