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entrepreneur - businessperson (who assumes the risk of a business venture); contractor; ADJ. entrepreneurial
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
wanderlust - strong longing to travel
exorcise - drive out evil spirits
defunct - dead; no longer in use or existence
puerile - childish; immature; CF. puer: boy
peremptory - demanding and leaving no choice; imperative; Ex. peremptory decree/knock
purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
genesis - beginning; origin
deadlock - standstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces; stalemate