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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
nugatory - worthless; futile
incubate - hatch; warm (eggs) with the body to promote hatching; maintain at optimal environment conditions for development; be holding in one's body an infection which is going to develop into a disease; N. incubation; CF. incubation:disease
coercion - use of force to get someone to object; compelling; V. coerce
earthy - unrefined; coarse; of earth; Ex. earthy remarks; OP. ethereal
frantic - wild; distraught as from fear or worry; Ex. frantic with fear
meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
materialism - preoccupation with physical comforts and things; excessive regard for worldly concerns (rather than spiritual matters)
judicious - sound on judgment; wise
gesticulation - motion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)