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jargon - language used by special group; technical terminology; gibberish; nonsensical or incoherent talk
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
victuals - food; provisions; V. victual: provide with food
discriminating - able to see differences; discerning; prejudiced; N. discrimination
automaton - mechanism that imitates actions of humans; machine that works by itself
vendetta - blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams
rendition - rendering; translation; artistic interpretation of a song, etc
zeal - eager enthusiasm (to a cause or ideal); ADJ. zealous
tenet - doctrine; dogma
dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives