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::: dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
::: fulcrum - support on which a lever rests or pivots
::: conglomeration - mass of material sticking together
::: rend - split; tear apart; N. rent; CF. heartrending: causing deep sorrow
::: discernible - distinguishable; perceivable; Ex. discernible improvement
::: passive - not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance
::: quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
::: volley - simultaneous discharge of a number of shots; V.
::: unanimity - complete agreement; ADJ. unanimous
::: intolerant - not willing to accept ways of thinking different from one's own; CF. tolerant; CF. tolerate