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::: bestow - confer
::: juncture - crisis; point in time; joining point; joint; act of joining
::: passive - not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance
::: 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
::: elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
::: rudimentary - elementary; not developed; crude; N. rudiment: fundamental element or principle; Ex. rudiments of the language
::: minatory - menacing; threatening
::: garbled - mixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible
::: sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
::: responsiveness - state of reacting readily to appeals, orders, etc.; ADJ. responsive: readily reacting; Ex. responsive to treatment