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cow
to frighten with threats or a show of force
quaff
to drink quickly or with enthusiasm
Machiavellian
practicing deceit or cunning; favoring expediency over moral principle
havoc
great destruction and devastation
recumbent
lying down in a position of comfort
sow
to scatter (seed) for growing; to spread
slander
a false, oral statement that damages a person's reputation

to make such a statement
incriminate
to make appear guilty of a crime or fault
station
social position
patrician
a person of refined manners or background; a member of the aristocracy

adj. aristocratic
counter
to offer in response
jeremiad
an elaborate and lengthy tale of sadness
pilfer
to steal a small amount
depict
to represent; to portray
assuage
to lessen pain or distress
loath
unwilling, reluctant
mandate
a command; an order
determinate
having exact limits; final; firm in purpose
replicate
to copy, reproduce, or repeat
dispense
to administer; to distribute; dispense with; to do without
efface
to rub out, as from a surface; to erase
tangible
able to be touched or treated as real
concerted
planned or accomplished together
bewitch
to put a spell on; to charm
discrepancy
lack of agreement; difference
gambol
to leap about playfully; to frolic
expedite
to speed up
impede
to obstruct
harangue
a long pompous speech; a speech or piece of writing expressing strong emotion; a tirade
sonorous
having or producing a full, deep, or rich sound

Impressive in style of speech