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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
elated - filled with excited joy and pride; overjoyed; in high spirits; joyful and proud; Ex. elated crowd; V. elate; N. elation
requiem - mass for the dead; dirge
quaint - odd in an old-fashioned way; odd; old-fashioned; picturesque
geniality - cheerfulness; kindliness; sympathy; ADJ. genial: cheerful and good-tempered
strew - spread randomly; sprinkle; scatter; Ex. flower girl strewing rose petals
felicitous - (of a word or remark) apt; suitably expressed; well chosen
discursive - (of a person or writing) digressing; rambling (without any clear plan)
preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
pusillanimous - cowardly; lacking courage; fainthearted