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delineate - portray; depict; sketch; describe; N. delineation
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
foppish - vain about dress and appearance; N. fop: man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance
axiom - self-evident truth requiring no proof
supplicant - one who supplicates; ADJ.
elicit - draw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)
avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
gentility - those of gentle birth; high social class; refinement; quality of being genteel
brawn - human muscle; muscular strength; sturdiness
impel - drive or force onward; drive to take action; urge to action