The correct answer is ringleader.
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C. airborne radar
The correct answer is (D) Ringleader, one who assumes the leadership of a group, profession, industry, etc.; someone who takes the lead; a leader of a flock. Also, an indicator of trends. Finally, a wether (castrated male sheep) or other male sheep that leads the flock, usually wearing a bell.
Bellwether comes from Bell and Germanic wethruz (castrated ram).
Examples of use:
- That district is considered to be a bellwether riding during national elections.
- The United States is a bellwether for young people's clothing fashions.