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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
autopsy - examination of a dead body; postmortem; V.
ordain - decree or command; grant holy orders; predestine; install as a minister, priest, or rabbi; N. ordainment; CF. ordination
expertise - specialized knowledge (in a particular field); expert skill
inhibit - restrain; prohibit; retard or prevent; N. inhibition
irrepressible - unable to be restrained or held back; impossible to hold back
sinister - evil; ominous
precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
gratify - please; satisfy; Ex. gratify a desire
rotundity - roundness; sonorousness of speech