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esconced
settled comfortably - situated, established
cynical
believing that people are motivated only by selfishness - pessimistic, misanthropic
laborious
involving or calling for a lot of work - burdensome
tyranny
very cruel and unjust use of power or authority
preeminent
superior to others - distinguished, dominant
obstinate
stubborn
cryptic
having hidden meaning, perplexing, evasive
tratable
easily managed or controlled
irrepressible
that which cannot be controlled
ignominous
shameful, dishonorable
canvassing
soliciting or requesting
sordid
not noble in character or quality
intermediary
one who acts as a go between
capitulated
gave up, surrendered
retribution
punishing for doing wrong
censured
condemned as wrong
conciliatory
tending to soothe anger or make friendly
machinations
artful or secret plots or schemes
superannuated
too old to work
impending
about to happen