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truncate - cut the top off; shorten
profane - violate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
seismic - pertaining to earthquakes
vaunted - boasted; bragged; highly publicized; V. vaunt: boast; brag
upshot - outcome; final result
perspicuous - (of something) plainly expressed; easy to understand; Ex. perspicuous comments
haven - place of safety; refuge; harbor; Ex. tax haven
indoctrinate - cause to accept a doctrine without questioning it; Ex. indoctrinated with mindless anti-communism
ethos - underlying character of a culture, group, etc.; character or ideas peculiar to a specific person, group, or culture; Ex. the company ethos
filch - steal (things of small value)