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convalesce
v. to get back health and strength after an illness
dedicate
v. to set aside for a certain purpose

to devote to a serious purpose

to name, address, or set aside as an honor
dictate
v. to give orders, to command

to say aloud while another writes down the words
dictator
n. a person who has complete control over a country; a person who is obeyed without question
exasperate
v. to make angry; to annoy
exasperating
adj. very annoying
notable
adj. deserving of attention; outstanding
overdue
adj. coming later than expected or needed

unpaid when owed
overthrow
v. to end the rule of; to defeat, often by using force

n. the action of overthrowing
penetrate
v. to pierce

to pass into or through
portrait
n. a drawing, painting, or photograph of a person, especially the face
rebel
v. to refuse to accept control by others

n. a person who refuses to obey orders or the law
rebellious
adj. fighting against another's control; disobedient
rebellion
n. open opposition to another's control
restrict
to keep within certain limits
restriction
n. a limit
seldom
adv. not often; rarely
stimulate
v. to make more active
tempest
n. a violent windstorm usually with snow, rain, or hail
tempestuous
adj. stormy, wild
upbringing
n. the care and training a child gets while growing up.