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devotee - enthusiastic follower; enthusiast; Ex. devotee of Bach
application - diligent attention; diligence; V. apply oneself
polemic - attack or defense of an opinion; controversy or refutation; argument in support of point of view; N. polemics: art of debate or controversy
incubate - hatch; warm (eggs) with the body to promote hatching; maintain at optimal environment conditions for development; be holding in one's body an infection which is going to develop into a disease; N. incubation; CF. incubation:disease
senility - old age; feeblemindedness of old age; ADJ. senile: resulting from old age; showing the weakness of body or mind from old age; Ex. senile dementia
avocation - secondary or minor occupation
rubble - fragments (esp. from a destroyed building)
figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
indemnify - make secure against damage or loss; compensate for damage or loss; CF. make uninjured
traduce - expose to slander