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::: debar - bar; forbid; exclude; Ex. debarred from jury services
::: avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
::: cynosure - object of general attention; person or thing that is a center of attention; CF. Ursa Minor
::: 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
::: clamor - loud continous noise; continuous demand or complaint made by a large number of people; V: make a clamor; express (a demand) continually and loudly; ADJ. clamorous
::: overweening - arrogant; presumptuous
::: ordinance - decree; authoritative order
::: lethargic - drowsy; dull; N. lethargy: state of sluggishness and inactivity
::: institution - instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
::: engaging - charming; attractive