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schism - division into factions (esp. within a religious body); split
sophisticated - worldly wise and urbane; refined; complex; N. sophistication; V. sophisticate
waver - move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing
overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
squalor - condition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story
beatitude - blessedness; state of great happiness
rebus - representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
discriminate - distinguish; make distinctions on the basis of preference
flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
hoard - stockpile; accumulate for future use; N: supply stored for future use