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::: thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall
::: forestall - prevent by taking action in advance
::: attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
::: crevice - crack; fissure
::: dismiss - eliminate from consideration; no longer consider; put out of court without further hearing; reject; discharge from employment; direct to leave; ADJ. dismissive; N. dismissal
::: gourmet - connoisseur of food and drink; epicure
::: adjutant - staff officer assisting the commander; assistant
::: bombast - grandiloquent, pompous speech
::: travail - strenuous work; toil; painful labor; labor of childbirth
::: culinary - relating to cooking or kitchen