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omnipotent
all powerful or having unlimited power or influence
arbitrary
dictorial or characterized by absolute power or authority; selected at random, based on whims
vanquish
to conquer, overpower, or to defeat completely; gain control over
override
to dominate, supress, or prevail over; disregard or anull
constrain
to force or compel; to restrain, confine, or stifle; to imprison or restrict the movement of; to force in unnatural ways
provocation
something that irritates, insights, angers, or excites
militate
to have weight or effect or to operate against or in favor of something
embroil
to involve in a quarrell, conflict, or problem, or to throw into confusin
contrive
to scheme or plan; to invent or deisgn, to manage to do, or to bring about
conduce
to contribute toward; further or promote; or to lead toweard a desireable result
ingratitiate
to bring ones eslf into anothers good graces
incantation
the use of magical words to cast a spell; or magic or sorcery
conciliate
to passify, placate, or to soothe the anger of, to win good will by friendly acts
mollify
to soothe, pascify, soften, or reduce in intesity
assuage
to passify, calm, or satisfy, or to make less severe
sufferance
toleration or permission impled by failure to interfere; patient enduance or the ability to bear or endure pain, distress, etc.
succumb
to uield or to give way to superior force; or to die
susceptible
easily influenced or impressionable; or subject to, prone to, or sensitive to
eccentric
strange, peculiar, unconventional, or deviating from the normal
idiosyncrasy
a personal peculiarity or eccentricity
ludicrous
ridiculous, absurd, or laughable; implies being so proposterous as to deserve both laughter and scorn
frivolous
silly, trivial, lacking seriousness or sense or of little value or importance
drivel
silly or follish talk; to slober
glib
too ready, fluent, or smooth to be sincere or carefully considered; implies shallowness, superficiality, or incinserity
pompous
ahowy, pretentious, or over=dignified, or acting self-important
lethargy
laziness, great lack of energy, sluggishenss, or indifference
encroach
to trespass, entrude, make inroads upon, or take undue liberties with, by stealth or gradual advance
interloper
a meddler or one who intrudes on the rights or affairs of antoher
indignity
an insult or outrage or something that offends, humilites, or injures ones dignity or self respect
foolhardy
rash, foolishly bold, or recklessly daring implies taking unnessecary chances when there is almost no hope of succcess
diabolic
wicked, fiendish, having to do with the devil
inquity
wickeness, sin or injustince
wanton
senseless, unjustified, cruel, wasteful
malefactor
criminal, evil-doer, commits offense
insidious
sly entrap, underhanded, crafty
flagrant
scandalous, outrageous, obviously wrong
repugnant
repulsive, inconsistent, offensive
eerie
weird, mysterious feeling
bogus
counterfeit, or not genuine
feign
to pretend, imitate, or make falst show of
hoodwink
to decieve or pretend
consummate
perfect, extreme, supreme, or in the highest degree
ultimate
final, furthest, greatest possibility, or beyond which it is impossible to go
finite
having measureable or definite limits or bounds
inconsiderable
trivial, petty, unimportant, or not worthy of consideration
parochial
narrow, provincial, restricted or limited or scope or range
integral
essential to completeness, organically linked, complete or lacking nothing
piecemeal
made or accomplished piece by piece
sundry
carious, severeal, miscellaneous
teem
to abound, swarmm or be filled to overflowing
prevalent
widespread, or generally occuring, practiced or accepted
copious
plentiful or abundant
exorbitant
excessive, extravagant, or immmoderate
tally
to count and record