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::: dossier - file of documents on a subject or person; file; CF. bundle of papers labeled on the back
::: ineluctable - irresistible; not to be escaped; unavoidable
::: terminal - part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer
::: jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds
::: perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
::: militate - work against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier
::: arboretum - place where different trees and shrubs are studied and exhibited
::: magistrate - official with power to administer the law
::: nuptial - of marriage or the wedding ceremony; N; nuptials; wedding ceremony
::: pending - not yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return