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forebears - (forbears) ancestors
distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
menagerie - collection of wild animals on exhibition; zoo
hackneyed - commonplace; trite
trinket - knickknack; bauble; cheap jewelry
adjourn - suspend until a later time; move from one place to another
conclusive - decisive; ending all debate
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
shove - push forward; push roughly; Ex. pushing and shoving to get on the bus; N.
potentate - monarch; sovereign