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::: layman - man who is not a cleric; man who is nonprofessional
::: carapace - shell covering the back (of a turtle, tortoise, crab, etc.)
::: superficial - of the surface; not deep; shallow; not thorough; trivial; Ex. superficial analysis/knowledge
::: stammer - speak with involuntarily pauses or repetitions
::: saboteur - one who commits sabotage; destroyer of property; N. sabotage: destruction of property (usually carried out secretly)
::: sap - diminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification); Ex. The element kryptonite sapped his strength.
::: secular - worldly; not pertaining to church matters or religion; temporal
::: incidence - rate of occurrence; particular occurrence; Ex. high incidence of infant mortality
::: meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
::: sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin