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2014-04-10 06:29:17

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  1. tyranny
    arbitrary, unreasonable, or despotic behaviour or use of authority
  2. eccentric
    a person who has an unusual, peculiar, or odd personality, set of beliefs, or behavior pattern.
  3. existing, occurring, or living at the same time; belonging to the same time
  4. peril
    exposure to injury, loss, or destruction; grave risk; jeopardy; danger
  5. ecclesiastical
    of or pertaining to the church or the clergy; churchly; clerical; not secular
  6. chameleon
    a changeable, fickle, or inconstant person.
  7. quibbling
    to argue or complain about small, unimportant things
  8. cantankerous
    often angry and annoyed
  9. sustain
    to provide what is needed for (something or someone) to exist, continue, etc.
  10. encumbered
    to cause problems or difficulties for (someone or something)
  11. acquiescence
    to accept, agree, or allow something to happen by staying silent or by not arguing
  12. begrudge
    to think that someone does not deserve something : to regard (something) as not being earned or deserved
  13. amiably
    being friendly, sociable, and congenial
  14. malevolent
    having or showing a desire to cause harm to another person
  15. irked
    to bother or annoy (someone)
  16. indigenous
    produced, living, or existing naturally in a particular region or environment
  17. fanatical
    marked by excessive enthusiasm and often intense uncritical devotion
  18. pensive
    quietly sad or thoughtful
  19. teetered
    to move in an unsteady way back and forth or from side to side
  20. malignant
    very serious and dangerous : tending or likely to grow and spread in a rapid and uncontrolled way that can cause death
  21. unanimous
    agreed to by everyone
  22. ethnocentrism
    having or based on the idea that your own group or culture is better or more important than others
  23. stealthy
    quiet and secret in order to avoid being noticed
  24. indulge
    to allow (yourself) to have or do something as a special pleasure
  25. amiably
    friendly and pleasant
  26. consented
    to agree to do or allow something : to give permission for something to happen or be done
  27. entrusted
    to give someone the responsibility of doing something or of caring for someone or something
  28. pronouncements
    an official public statement
  29. debating
    a discussion between people in which they express different opinions about something
  30. inconspicuous
    not very easy to see or notice : not conspicuous
  31. infallible
    not capable of being wrong or making mistakes : not fallible