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reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
reprimand - reprove severely; rebuke; N.
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
filigree - delicate ornamental lacelike metalwork
laconic - brief and to the point; using few words; terse
autopsy - examination of a dead body; postmortem; V.
garish - overbright in color; unpleasantly bright; gaudy
pastoral - rural; of rural life; idyllic; of a pastor
vogue - popular fashion; Ex. Jeans became the vogue.
epaulet - (epaulette) ornament worn on the shoulder (of a uniform, etc.)