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Arbitrary
Arbitrarily
-Characterized by absolute power, or authority; random
Omnipotent
Omnipotence, The Omnipotent (G-d)
-All powerful, having unlimited power
Vanquish
Ed, Ly, Ing (V)
-Conquer, Over Power
Override
Ed, Ly, Ing (V)
-To dominate, veto
Constrain
Constraining, Constraint, Ed, Ly, Ing
-To force or restrain
Incantaion
Incantory
-The use of magical words to cast a spell; magic
Conciliate
Conciliation, Conciliator, Conciliatory (V)
Soothe the anger of; win goodwill them over w/ good acts
Mollify
Mollification, Mollifier, Mollifying (V)
-To reduce in intensity of
Assuage
(V)
-To make less severe
Sufferance
-To tolerate, or permission implied by failure to interfere
Succumb
(V)
-To give way to superior force, to die
Susceptible
Susceptibility
-Easily Influenced or to sensitive.
Provocation
(Provocative, Provoke, Provoking)
Shouting imprecations at someone might be considered provocation.
Something that irritates, incites, angers, or excites
Militate
The imprecations of the Cyclops militated against Odysseus’s homecoming
To have weight or effect or to operate against or in favor of (usually against)
Embroil
(Embroilment)
After the accident, the two drivers became embroiled in a heated discussion.
To involve in a quarrel, conflict, problem; thrown in confusion
Contrive
(Contrived, Contrivance)
Odysseus contrived to defeat the Trojans through the use of the wooden horse
To scheme or plan, invent or design; to manage to do (most often ideas- nonmaterial)
Conduce
(Conducive)
Studying is certainly conducive to good grades.
To contribute toward, further, promote; lead toward a desirable result
Ingratiate
(Ingratiating, Ingratiation, Ingrate)
The employee tried to ingratiate himself with his boss through compliments.
To bring oneself into another’s favor or good graces- to attempt to get on the “good side”
Ingratiate
Ingratiate
(Ingratiating, Ingratiation, Ingrate)
The employee tried to ingratiate himself with his boss through compliments.
To bring oneself into another’s favor or good graces- to attempt to get on the “good side”
Incantation
(Incantory)
Abracadabra is perhaps the most famous incantation.
The use of magical words to cast a spell; magic
Conciliate
(Conciliation, Conciliator, Conciliatory)
The owners attempted to conciliate the players by offering higher salaries
To pacify or soothe the anger of; to win goodwill by friendly acts
Assuage
In the Land of the Dead, Odysseus assuaged the dead by offering a sacrifice.
To pacify, calm, or satisfy to make less severe
Sufferance
Turning the other cheek is an example of sufferance.
Toleration or permission implied by failure to interfere; patient endurance, the ability to bear or endure pain, distress
Succumb
Despite his tribulations, Odysseus did not succumb to despondency.
To yield or give way to a superior force; to die (usually followed by TO)
Susceptible
(Susceptibility)
Her parents worried about her since she was susceptible to peer pressure.
Easily influenced or impressionable; subject to, prone to, or sensitive to