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terminus - last stop of railroad; end
threadbare - worn through till the threads show; shabby and poor; hackneyed; Ex. threadbare excuses
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
iridescent - exhibiting rainbowlike colors; Ex. iridescent oil slick; N. iridescence
pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
infraction - violation (of a rule or regulation); breach
mortician - undertaker; CF. death
convene - come together; assemble; call to meet; Ex. convene the council
elucidate - explain; make clear; clarify; enlighten; CF. lucid
impetus - moving force; momentum; force of a moving body; incentive; stimulus; impulse