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cadet - student at a military school
clangor - loud resounding noise; sound of repeated clanging
inculcate - teach (ideas or principles); instill
pedantic - bookish; showing off learning; marked by an excessive ostentatious concern for book learning; N. pedantry
complaisant - trying to please; obliging; willing to please others
prerogative - privilege; unquestionable right; CF. ask before
sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners
inquisitor - questioner (especially harsh); investigator; person making an inquisition
desecrate - profane; violate the sanctity of
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