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::: definitive - most reliable; authorative and complete; that cannot be improved; conclusive; decisive; definite; Ex. definitive decision by the supreme court
::: quotidian - daily; commonplace; customary; Ex. quotidian routine
::: slough - (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed
::: ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
::: check - stop motion; curb or restrain
::: repercussion - rebound; reaction; reverberation; Ex. serious repercussion
::: nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
::: stipulate - state as a necessary condition (of an agreement); make express conditions; specify; Ex. He stipulated payment in advance
::: stereotype - one regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer
::: clasp - hold firmly within arms