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autocratic - having absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy
brook - tolerate; endure; Ex. brook no interference; N: small stream
veer - change in direction; swerve
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
studious - given to diligent study
salacious - lascivious; lustful; Ex. salacious monk
quotidian - daily; commonplace; customary; Ex. quotidian routine
simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey
attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''