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::: gratuity - tip
::: archetype - prototype; primitive pattern
::: officious - meddlesome; excessively pushy in offering one's services; overly eager in offering unwanted services or advices; Ex. officious bellboy
::: tribune - official of ancient Rome elected by the plebians to protect their rights; protector of the people
::: intelligentsia - intellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)
::: forensic - suitable to debate or courts of law; of or used in legal proceedings and the tracking of criminals; Ex. forensic science/medicine
::: sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
::: caulk - (calk) make watertight (by blocking up cracks as in a ship)
::: ordain - decree or command; grant holy orders; predestine; install as a minister, priest, or rabbi; N. ordainment; CF. ordination
::: circumvent - outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around