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  • Usurp

    unlawful seizure

    Acquiesce

    to comply with

    Magnanimous

    nobly generous

    Copious

    abundant/plentiful/many

    Pacify

    to calm

    Avarice

    greed

    Adversary

    enemy

    Invoke

    call upon

    Eradicate

    destroy

    Posterity

    all future generations of people

    Alacrity

    readiness

    Fetters

    chains

    Secular

    denoting activities, attitudes, or other items that are non-religious

    Peruse

    to read carefully and thoroughly

    Ostentatious

    vulgar or pretentious display,designed to impress or attract attention

    Docile

    tame or submissive

    Restive

    restless, unable to keep still or silent

    Obstinate

    Stubbornly refusing to change opinion or course of action

    Bemused

    lost in thought

    Rakish

    lacking morals

    Fatuous

    foolish; silly and pointless

    Truculent

    eager or quick to fight/argue

    Demure

    shy, modest, reserved

    Imperturbable

    unshaken; calm

    Truncate

    cut short

    Sonorous

    capable of producing a deep or ringing sound

    Subservient

    prepared to obey others unquestioningly

    Doggerel

    crude poetry

    Palatial

    resembling a palace; spacious and splendid

    Obviate

    render unnecessary

    Vicarious

    experienced in the imagination through the feelings or actions of another person

    Vindictive

    vengeful, desiring revenge

    Circumvent

    go around

    Furtive

    secretive/stealthy

    Metaphysical

    beyond physical; abstract

    Indignant

    angry at injustices

    Surreptitious

    secret

    Fiat

    random rule/arbitrary order

    Foray

    going outside comfort zone

    Staunch

    firm and steadfast; loyal

    Elicit

    to draw out

    Gravitate

    to pull towards, or to move towards

    Placate

    to calm or soothe

    Repugnant

    repulsive, distasteful, unacceptable

    Debase

    degrade; to reduce in quality or value

    Tantamount

    equivalent in seriousness to

    Castigate

    to reprimand someone severely

    Solidarity

    oneness; unity or agreement

    Predilection

    a predetermined liking; preference

    Incipient

    partially formed, developing

    Travail

    a painful or laborious effort

    Languor

    the state or feeling, often pleasant, of tiredness or inertia.

    Bourgeois

    of or characteristic of the working class or middle class

    Boon

    a favorable outcome

    Abide

    comply with

    Proletariat

    middle class

    Deride

    mock

    Exult

    celebrate

    Fastidious

    detail oriented/Meticulous

    Fecund

    fertile

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