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authoritative
(adj) dictatorial, reliable, authoritarian. Coming form a source that calls for obedience or belief
bankrupt
(adj) in a state of financial ruin, (v) to ruin financially
clamor
(n) a public outcry, loud noise, (v) to call for by loud, continuing outcries
coincide
(v) to be in full agreement, to happen at the same time...agree, match
cynical
(adj) inclined to believe the worst of people, sarcastic, sneering
despot
(n) tyrant, a ruler who oppresses his subjects...dictator, autocrat
feud
(n) a bitter long-term quarrel, dispute, vendetta, (v) to fight or quarrel with
haggle
(v) to argue in a petty way, especially about price
hardy
(adj) able to bear up under difficult conditions or harsh treatment... rugged, tough, sturdy
harmonious
(adj) able to get along together well, melodious, agreeable, compatible
hoard
(v) store up, save, (n) a hidden store or supply
indisposed
(adj part) slightly ill, disinclined to do something, ailing, unwell, reluctant
legacy
(n) an inheritance, something handed down from an ancestor or from the past, bequest, heritage
legitimate
(adj) lawful, rightful, reasonable, justifiable
mirth
(n) laughter, merry fun... gaiety, merriment, glee
officiate
(v) to perform the duties of an office, to conduct a religious ceremony, to referee
partial
(adj) not complete, favoring one side over another, showing a strong liking for someone or something... incomplete, biased, prejudiced, fond of
patronize
(v) to give one's business to regularly as a customer, to support, provide financial help, to treat someone as an inferior while making a show of being kind or gracious
rite
(n) a ceremony, any formal custom or practice...ritual
sagacious
(adj) shrewd, wise in a keen and practical way...smart, clever, astute