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encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
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
nubile - marriageable; of marriageable age; CF. connubial
blowhard - talkative boaster; braggart
definitive - most reliable; authorative and complete; that cannot be improved; conclusive; decisive; definite; Ex. definitive decision by the supreme court
submerge - place under water; dip; go under water; cover completely (as with water); Ex. submerged in work
plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
imperious - domineering; too commanding; haughty; CF. imperial/emperor
apoplexy - stroke; loss of consciousness caused by too much blood in the brain
dearth - scarcity