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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
zealot - one who is zealous; fanatic; person who shows excessive zeal
citadel - fortress
engross - occupy fully; absorb
epistemologist - philosopher who studies the nature of knowledge; N. epistemology
idiosyncrasy - individual trait usually odd in nature; behavioral peculiarity; eccentricity; attitude, behavior, or opinion peculiar to a person; anything highly individual or eccentric; ADJ. idiosyncratic
wastrel - waster; profligate
phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
inestimable - impossible to estimate; (apprec) invaluable; of immeasurable worth
bemoan - lament; moan for; express sorrow or disapproval of