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cardinal - chief; most important; N: priest; cardinal number: number that shows quantity rather thatn order
deciduous - falling off at a specific season or stage of growth as of leaves; Ex. deciduous tree/teeth
daunt - intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten
infamous - notoriously bad; notorious; well known for being bad; Ex. infamous behavior; N: infamy: infamous act; evil fame or reputation
obtrude - push (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive
pittance - small amount (of money); small allowance or wage
aspirant - seeker after position or status
ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
convene - come together; assemble; call to meet; Ex. convene the council
periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town