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amphitheater - oval building with tiers of seats; CF. arena
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
sycophant - servile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man; ADJ. sycophantic
incident - event; event that causes a crisis
irresolute - uncertain how to act; weak; lacking in resolution; indecisive; N. irresolution
apparent - evident; easily seen or understood; appearing as such; Ex. apparent improvement
compliance - conformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield; disposition to yield to others; V. comply
bantering - joking talk; good-naturedly ridiculing; N.V. banter
prurient - having or causing lustful desires and thoughts; arousing immoderate sexual desire
annotate - comment; make explanatory notes