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conception - beginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception
taint - contaminate; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of something bad; Ex. tainted reputation; N: stain; touch of decay or bad influence; CF. touch
exploit - make use of, sometimes unjustly; N. exploitation
devotee - enthusiastic follower; enthusiast; Ex. devotee of Bach
skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
marshal - put in order; guide ceremoniously to the correct place; Ex. marshal the children into the museum; N: military officer; official
ichthyology - study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish
advocacy - support; active pleading on behalf of someone or something
decorous - proper (in behavior, conduct, or appearance)
tribunal - court of justice