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imperative - absolutely necessary; that must be done; critically important; expressing command; Ex. It is imperative that; N: something that must be done
hazardous - dangerous
convene - come together; assemble; call to meet; Ex. convene the council
preclude - make impossible; prevent; exclude; eliminate
summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
brandish - wave around (a weapon); flourish
doggerel - poor verse
simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as
fatuous - smugly and unconsciously foolish; inane; silly; N. fatuity, fatuousness
forge - counterfeit; reproduce fraudulently; form by heating in a forge and hammering into shape; move with a sudden increase of speed or power; Ex. forged ahead in the last two years; N: furnace where metals are heated