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Word: dossier

Definition: file of documents on a subject or person; file; CF. bundle of papers labeled on the back


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::: perpetrate - commit an offense; do (something wrong)
::: prosody - art of versification; study of the metrical structure of verse
::: enact - make (a bill) into law
::: putrefy - make or become putrid; N. putrefaction
::: pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
::: gerontology - study of the sociological phenomena associated with old age
::: garbled - mixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible
::: demerit - fault; bad quality
::: prelate - church dignitary; priest of high position in the church (esp. bishop)
::: glimmer - shine erratically; twinkle; N: dim or unsteady light; faint indication; Ex. glimmer of hope