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1. Omnipotent (Adj)
(OMNIPITANCE, THE OMNIPITENT)

Some dictators could be considered OMNIPOTENT rulers.
all-powerfrul, having unlimited power or influence
2. ARBITURARY (Adj)
(ARBITRARILY)

The omnipitent ruler passes ARBITRARY laws based on whim alone.
dictatorial or characterized by absolute power or authority; random or based on whim rather than rule or law
3. VANQUISh (V)

He may VANQUISH his fear of flying by finally getting on an airplane.
conquer, overpower, defeat completely; gain mastery or control over
4. OVERRIDE (V)
(OVERRIDING)

The omnipotent ruler used arbiturary laws to OVERRIDE the legal system.
to dominate, supress, or prevail over; to disregard or annul
5. CONTRAIN (V)
(CONSTRAINING, CONSTRAINT)

The omnipotent ruler has the power to CONSTRAIN people arbitrarly.
to force or compel; to restrain, confine or stifle
6. PROVOCATION (N)
(PROVOCATIVE, PROVOKE, PROVOKKING)

Shouting imprecations at someone might be considered PROVOCATION.
something that irritates, incites, angers, or excites
7. MILITATE (V)

The imprecations of the Cyclops MILITATED against Odysseus's homecoming
to have weight oor effect to operate against or in favor of
8. EMBROIL (V)
(EMBROILMENT)

After the accident, the two drivers became EMBROILED in a heated discussion.
to involve in a quarrel, conflict, problem; thrown into confusion
9. CONTRIVE (V)
(CONTRIVED, CONTRIVANCE)
the scheme or plan, invent or design; to manage to do
10. CONDUCE (V)
(CONDUCIVE)

Studying is certainly CONDUCIVE to good grades.
to contribute toward, further, promote, lead toward, a desirable result
11. INGRATIATE (V)
(INGRATIATING, INGRATIATION, INGRATE)

The employee tried to ingratiate himslef with his boss through compliments.
to bring oneself into another's favor or good graces--to attemot to geet on the "good side"
12. INCANTATION (N)
(INCANTORY)

Abracadabra is perhaps the most famous INCANTATION.
the use of magical words to cast a spell.