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::: holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)
::: detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
::: voluble - fluent; talkative; glib; N. volubility
::: disgorge - surrender something (stolen); eject; vomit; OP. gorge
::: supererogatory - superfluous; more than needed or demanded
::: dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
::: ruminate - chew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)
::: frivolous - lacking in seriousness; flippant; self-indulgently carefree; unworthy of serious attention; relatively unimportant; trivial
::: torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
::: disbar - make (a lawyer) leave the bar or the legal profession