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Brusque
abrupt, blunt, with no formalities
Demagogue
a leader who exploits popular preudices and false claims and promises in order to gain power
Cajole
to coax, persuade through flattery; to deceive with soothing thoughts or false promises
Ennui
weariness and discontent from lack interest; boredom
Anomalous
abnormal, irregular
Contrive
to plan with ingenuity, invent
Disabuse
to free from deception or error
Arbiter
one who has power to decide a matter; judge, umpire
Bizzare
very unusual, atypical
Castigate
to punish severely
aspersion
damaging or derogatory statement; slandering
vouchsafe
to give condescendingly; to grant
megalomania
delusion marked by a feeling of power, wealth, talent, etc;
far from reality
surreptitious
stealthy, secret; made or accomplished by fraud
transmute
to change from one nature, substance, or form to another; transform
immutable
not subject to change; constant
transgress
to go beyond a limit or boundary; to violate a law
heinous
offensive, hateful, wicked
insurgent
(n.)one who rebels against authority
(adj.)refusing to accept authority
fetter
(n) a chain or shackle placed on the feet
(v) to chain or shackle
sinecure
an easy job
vicarious
to experience by one person in place of another
flout
to mock
caveat
a warning or caution to prevent misunderstanding
blazon
to embellish or adorn
filch
to steal in a sneaky way
fractious
troublesome, unruly, unpredictable
equitable
fair, just
autonomy
self-government
addendum
in addition to
Brusque
abrupt, blunt, with no formalities
Demagogue
a leader who exploits popular preudices and false claims and promises in order to gain power
Cajole
to coax, persuade through flattery; to deceive with soothing thoughts or false promises
Ennui
weariness and discontent from lack interest; boredom
Anomalous
abnormal, irregular
Contrive
to plan with ingenuity, invent
Disabuse
to free from deception or error
Arbiter
one who has power to decide a matter; judge, umpire
Bizzare
very unusual, atypical
Castigate
to punish severely
aspersion
damaging or derogatory statement; slandering
vouchsafe
to give condescendingly; to grant
megalomania
delusion marked by a feeling of power, wealth, talent, etc;
far from reality
surreptitious
stealthy, secret; made or accomplished by fraud
transmute
to change from one nature, substance, or form to another; transform
Brusque
abrupt, blunt, with no formalities
Demagogue
a leader who exploits popular preudices and false claims and promises in order to gain power
Cajole
to coax, persuade through flattery; to deceive with soothing thoughts or false promises
Ennui
weariness and discontent from lack interest; boredom
Anomalous
abnormal, irregular
Contrive
to plan with ingenuity, invent
Disabuse
to free from deception or error
Arbiter
one who has power to decide a matter; judge, umpire
Bizzare
very unusual, atypical
Castigate
to punish severely
aspersion
damaging or derogatory statement; slandering
vouchsafe
to give condescendingly; to grant
megalomania
delusion marked by a feeling of power, wealth, talent, etc;
far from reality
surreptitious
stealthy, secret; made or accomplished by fraud
transmute
to change from one nature, substance, or form to another; transform