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imperious

(adj.) dictatorial; overbearing

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inveterate

(adj.) settled in a habit; practice; feeling

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unkempt

(adj.) not combed; rough

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disconsolate

(adj.) hopelessly unhappy; gloomy

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servile

(adj.) being in slavery; oppressed

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insinuate

(v-w/an object) to suggest; hint slyly

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ravenous

(adj.) extremely hungry

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morose

(adj.) expressing gloom

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agrarian

(adj.) relating to land

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vigilante

(n.) any person who takes the law into their own hands for revenge

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magnanimous

(adj.) generous in forgiving an insult or injury

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sojourn

(n.) a temporary stay

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dearth

(n.) an inadequate supply; lack

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repose

(n.) being at rest; peace; rest

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somber

(adj.) shadowy; depressing

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obviate

(v-w/an object) to prevent or eliminate

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cogent

(adj.) convincing; believable

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candid

(n.) open and sincere; straightforward

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recapitulate

(v-w/an object) recap; to review by a brief summary

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ubiquitous

(adj.) existing or being everywhere