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tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
confluence - flowing together; the place where two rivers flow together; crowd; gathering together
chassis - framework and working parts of an automobile; framework to which components are attached
constituency - voters represented by an elected official; district so represented; group of supporters (or constituents)
archetype - prototype; primitive pattern
dispirited - lacking in spirit
jettison - throw overboard (from a ship or plane)
devotee - enthusiastic follower; enthusiast; Ex. devotee of Bach
apoplexy - stroke; loss of consciousness caused by too much blood in the brain
chaff - worthless products of an endeavor; husk(outer seed cover) separated from grain; Ex. separate the wheat from the chaff