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quorum - minimal number of members necessary to conduct a meeting
occult - mysterious; secret; supernatural; beyond human comprehension; CF. mysterious to human ?; OP. bare
belated - delayed
dismember - cut into small parts; cut (a body) apart limb from limb
crust - hard outer covering (as of earth or snow)
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
turpitude - depravity; baseness; Ex. moral turpitude
effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing
wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
limbo - region near heaven or hell where certain souls are kept; prison (slang); Ex. Purgatory and Limbo