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minion - servile dependent; obsequious follower
billowing - swelling out in waves; surging
saturnine - morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
stratum - layer of earth's surface; layer of society; PL. strata
gadfly - animal-biting fly; irritating person
vital - full of life; animated; vibrant and lively; critical; of great importance; necessary to stay alive; of life; living; breathing; N. vitality; V. vitalize
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
callow - youthful; immature; inexperienced
primogeniture - seniority by birth; state of being the first-born child; right of the eldest child (to inherit the entire property of one or both parents)
acme - peak; pinnacle; highest point