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stupefy - stun; make numb (as with a drug); amaze
jetsam - things thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)
misdemeanor - minor crime; misdeed; wrongdoing
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
impregnate - make pregnant; fill thoroughly; saturate
castrate - remove the sex organs (of a male animal or person)
discursive - (of a person or writing) digressing; rambling (without any clear plan)
protagonist - leader or noticeable supporter of an idea; chief character in a play or story
assurance - firm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty
document - provide written evidence (for a claim); record with documents; N.