Meaning : People who have been introduced to the mysteries of some field or activity.
It is very familiar to the initiate.
Synonyms : enlightened
Meaning : Take the lead or initiative in. Participate in the development of.
This South African surgeon pioneered heart transplants.
Synonyms : pioneer
Meaning : Accept people into an exclusive society or group, usually with some rite.
African men are initiated when they reach puberty.
Synonyms : induct
Meaning : Bring up a topic for discussion.
Synonyms : broach
Meaning : Set in motion, start an event or prepare the way for.
Hitler's attack on Poland led up to World War II.
Synonyms : lead up