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abdicate
v. to give up a high office
assume
v. to take for granted

v. to take over; to occupy

v. to pretend to have
bungle
v. to do something badly or without skill
dominate
v. to rule or control; to have a very important place or position

v. to rise high above
former
adj. coming before in time; having been an earlier time

n. the first of two just mentioned
guardian
n. one who protects

n. one who legally has the care of another person
hoist
v. to lift or raise, especially by using a rope

n. something used to lift, as a crane or pulley
intercept
v. to stop or seize something while it is on its way somewhere
jubilee
n. the celebration of an anniversary, especially a fiftieth anniversary
kin
adj. related by birth or marriage
kinfolk
n. relatives; family
next of kin
the person most closely related to someone
pardon
v. to forgive

v. to free from legal punishment

n. the act of forgiving or freeing from legal punishment
proclaim
v. to make known publicly; to announce
provoke
v. to annoy or make angry

v. to call forth; to rouse
provocative
adj. calling forth anger, amusement, or thoughtfulness; trying to cause a response
reign
v. to rule as a queen or king

v. to be widespread

n. the rule of a queen or king; the time during which a person rules
riot
n. public disorder or violence

n. a great and seemingly disordered quantity of something

v. to take part in a disorder