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::: adherent - supporter; follower
::: 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
::: canter - slow gallop; V. CF. trot
::: defunct - dead; no longer in use or existence
::: augury - omen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)
::: linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
::: apothegm - (apophthegm) pithy, compact saying
::: arbitrary - unreasonable or capricious; random; tyrannical; Ex. arbitrary ruler
::: wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
::: portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning