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dossier - file of documents on a subject or person; file; CF. bundle of papers labeled on the back
pertinent - suitable; to the point; relevant
berate - scold strongly
responsiveness - state of reacting readily to appeals, orders, etc.; ADJ. responsive: readily reacting; Ex. responsive to treatment
relent - become less severe; give in(surrender); ADJ. relentless: unyielding; continuously severe
metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile
callow - youthful; immature; inexperienced
bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
motley - multi-colored (as of a garment worn by a jester); mixed; heterogeneous; CF. jester: one who jests (as a paid fool at medieval courts)
cornucopia - horn (or horn-shaped container) overflowing with fruit and grain; symbol of abundance; horn of plenty