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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
::: concise - brief and compact
::: oratorio - dramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
::: doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
::: stringent - (of rules) binding; rigid; marked by scarcity of money; Ex. stringent economic conditions
::: aberration - deviation from the normal; mental disorder
::: temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
::: stickler - perfectionist; person who insists things be exactly right
::: irreverence - lack of proper respect or reverence; ADJ. irreverent
::: impertinent - insolent; rude; not pertinent; N. impertinence