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abrupe, blunt, with not fuormalities
brusque
a leader who exploits popular prejudices and false claims and promises, in order to gain power
demagogue
to coax, persuade through flattery or artifice; to deceive with soothing thoughts or false promises
cajole
weariness and discontent from lack of occupation or interest, boredom
ennui
adnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
anomaious
to plan with ingenuity, invent;p to bring about as the result of a scheme or plan
contrive
to free from deception or error, set right in ideas or thinking
disabuse
one having power to decide a matter at issue; a judge, umpire
arbiter
extremely strange, unusual, atypical
bizarre
to punish severely; criticize severely
castigate
a damaging or derogatory statement; the act of slandering or defaming
aspersion
to give or furnish condescendingly; to grant
vouchsafe
a delusion marded by a feeling of power, wealth, talent, etc., far in excess of reality
megalomania
stealthy, secret, intended to escape observation; made or accomplished by fraud
surreptitious
to change from one nature, substance, or form to another; to transform
transmute
not subject to change, constant
immutable
to go beyond a limit or boundary; to sin, violate a law
transgress
very wicked, offensive, hateful
heinous
one who rebels or rises against authority; rising in revolt, refusing to accept suthority; surging or rushing in or on
insurgent
a chain or chackle placed on the feet; anything that confines or restrains;
fetter
a position requiring little or no work; an easy job
sinecure
performed, suffered, or otherwise experienced by one person in place of another
vicarious