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Omnipotent
all powerful or having unlimited power or influence.
Arbitrary
dictorial or characterized by absolute power or authority; refers to people or to ideas, decisions, government, etc.
Arbitrary 2
Selected at random; based on ones whim or notions rather than rule or law
Vanquish
to conquer, overpower, or to defeat completely or to gain mastery or control over.
Override
to dominate, suppress, or prevail over or to disregard or annul
Constrain
to force or compel, or to restrain, confine, or to imprison or restrict the movement of; to force in an unnatural way
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 quarrel, conflict, or problem, or to throw into confusion.
Contrive
to scheme or plan, to invent or design, to manage to do, or o bring about. [devising of ideas and nonmaterial things, sometimes inventions]
Conduce
to contribute toward; further or promote, or to lead toward a desirable result.
Ingratiate
to bring one’s self into another’s favor or good graces. Usually followed by with.
Incantation
the use of magical words to cast a spell or magic or sorcery.
Conciliate
to pacify, placate, or soothe the anger of, or to win good will by friendly acts [win someone over with persuasion, sometimes to settle a dispute]
Mollify
to soothe, pacify, soften, or reduce in intensity.
Assuage
to pacify, calm, or satisfy, or to make less severe
Sufferance
toleration or permission implied by failure to interfere; patient endurance or the ability to bear or endure pain, distress, etc.
Succumb
to yield or give way to superior force; or to die [followed by to]
Susceptible
easily influenced or impressionable or sensitive to [followed by to or of]