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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
::: circlet - small ring; band of gold, silver, jewel, etc. (worn on the head, arms, or neck as decoration)
::: behoove - (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.
::: collaborate - work together; cooperate treasonably with the enemy
::: deference - courteous regard for another's wish; courteous yielding to another's wish or opinion (showing respect); ADJ. deferential; OP. effrontery
::: pestle - tool for mashing or grinding substances in a hard bowl or mortar
::: clout - great influence (especially political or social); hard blow with fist
::: fallow - (of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated
::: articulate - effective; distinct; expressing ideas clearly; having clear sounds; having joints; Ex. articulate speech; V: express thoughts and feeling clearly; pronounce clearly; unite by joints
::: primary - first in rank or importance; principal; earliest in time; Ex. primary stages; N. CF. first