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capitulate
to surrender
catalyst
a substance that alters the rate at which a physical or chemical raction takes place
caustic
to burn, eat away, cutting in speech
hierarchy
a group of perosns arranged in order of rank
homogeneous
having or consisting of the same parts, similar
hypocritical
insincere, false
iconoclast
a person who attacks and seeks to overthrow popular ideas
piety
devotion to religious duties adn practices
placid
calm, peaceful
pompous
acting with an air of great dignity, self-important
sumptuous
of a size or splendor suggesting great expense, luxurious
surmise
to reach a conclusion on sligh evidence, to guess, presume
surreptitious
acting in a secret way
susceptible
easily influenced or affected by
validate
to confirm, to make official