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  1. autocratic
    dictatorial
  2. caustic
    capable of destroying tissue by chemical action
  3. debilitate
    to impair the strength of
  4. duplicitous
    marked by deception
  5. emissary
    a representative sent on a special errand
  6. felicitous
    happily suited to an occasion, charming
  7. forthright
    direct
  8. impecunious
    poor
  9. jaundiced
    of an unhealthy yellow appearance, affected by jealousy
  10. mercenary
    greedy, a soldier who fights for whoever pays him
  11. notorious
    well known for a particular trait
  12. oust
    to eject from a position
  13. parsimonious
    excessively frugal
  14. pejorative
    having negative associations
  15. precept
    a general principle
  16. bereft
    lacking something that is wanted or needed
  17. criterion
    standard by which something is judged
  18. deride
    to ridicule
  19. effrontery
    audacity
  20. espouse
    to embrace
  21. hypocrisy
    practice of pretending to believe things that one does not
  22. impending
    about to occur
  23. incensed
    enraged
  24. pertinent
    relevant
  25. promulgate
    to make known
  26. proscribe
    to prohibit
  27. redress
    to correct or compensate for a wrong
  28. regime
    a form of rule or government
  29. retribution
    something given in repayment
  30. substantiate
    to confirm by presenting evidence

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