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dominant - exercising the most influence; high and easily seen; stronger than the other part of a system; not recessive
repertoire - list of works of music, drama, etc., a performer is prepared to present; CF. repertory
invoke - call and bring into use (a right or law); call on/upon (a higher power or god) for help; ask for; beg for; conjure (a spirit); Ex. invoke the veto power; Ex. invoke one's advisor/God
arrogance - pride; haughtiness; ADJ. arrogant: unpleasantly self-important (with a strong confidence in one's own importance and a lack of respect for other people)
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
adorn - decorate
nadir - lowest point; point on the celestial sphere diametrically opposite the zenith
effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
queue - line (of waiting people or vehicles)
coroner - public official who investigates any death thought to be of other than natural causes