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to destroy the self-confidence, poise, or self-possession of; disconcert; make ashamed or embarrassed
abash
promising success; propitious; opportune; favorable
auspicious
respectful submission or yielding to the judgment, opinion, will, etc., of another.
deference
conduct; behavior; deportment.
demeanor
general external appearance; aspect; semblance
guise
extending back beyond memory, record, or knowledge
immemorial
of or pertaining to magic, astrology, or any system claiming use or knowledge of secret or supernatural powers or agencies.
occult
to present, esp. deliberately, the appearance of being; profess or claim, often falsely
purport
of or pertaining to tailors or their trade
sartorial
a group of individuals or organizations combined or making a joint effort to undertake some specific duty or carry out specific
syndicate
subject to individual will or judgment without restriction; contingent solely upon one's discretion
arbitrary
to intimidate by overbearing looks or words; bully
browbeat
government by many bureaus, administrators, and petty officials.
bureaucracy
anything prohibited by law from being imported or exported.
contraband
lacking sense, significance, or ideas; silly
inane
shrewd or prudent in practical matters; tactful; diplomatic.
politic
done deliberately; planned in advance
premeditated
the agency, function, or power of a person authorized to act as the deputy or substitute for another.
proxy
a person or group made to bear the blame for others or to suffer in their place.
scapegoat
not lasting, enduring, or permanent; transitory.
transient