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OVERTHROW
v. To end the rule of; to defeat, often by using force.
OVERTHREW-(past tense)-n.-The action of overthrowing.
PENETRATE
v.-1. To pierce.
2. To pass into or through.
CONVALESCE
v. To get back health and strength after an illness.
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
v. To keep within certain limits.
RESTRICTION-n.-A limit.
DEDICATE
v.-1. To set aside for a certain purpose.
2. To devote to a serious purpose.
3. To name, address, or setaside as an honor.
SELDOM
adv. Not often; rarely.
STIMULATE
v. To make more active.
DICTATE
v.-1. To give orders; to command.
2. 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.
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.
OVERDUE
adj.-1. Coming later than expected or needed.
2. Unpaid when owed.