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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
subsequent - following in time or order; later
grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
eschew - avoid habitually; Ex. eschew alcoholic drinks
ramshackle - (of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart
actuarial - calculating; pertaining to insurance statistics
vacuous - empty; lacking in ideas; inane; stupid; Ex. vacuous expression; N. vacuity
hurtle - crash; rush; move with great speed; Ex. hurtling runaway train
reprobate - morally disapproved person; person hardened in sin, devoid of a sense of decency; CF. disapproved by God ?
glib - fluent (with insincerity or superficiality); facile; slick