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submerge - place under water; dip; go under water; cover completely (as with water); Ex. submerged in work
formality - ceremonious quality; ceremonious adherence to rules; something done just for form's sake; Ex. mere formality
monograph - scholarly article
evanescent - fleeting; vanishing; soon disappearing; V. evanesce
avocation - secondary or minor occupation
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.
hereafter - life after death
dregs - sediment in a liquid; lees; worthless residue
secrete - conceal; hide away or cache; produce and release a substance into an organism; CF. secretive
wary - very cautious; watchful