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anoint - consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)
franchise - right or privilege granted by authority; right to vote; license to sell a product in a particular territory
presume - take for granted; assume; act overconfidently; take liberties; presume on/upon: take unfair advantage of (someone's kindness or connection); N. presumption
bromide - platitude; chemical compound used to calm excitement
aptitude - fitness; talent
pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
friction - clash or conflict in opinion; rubbing against
tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
deposition - testimony under oath; deposing; dethroning
vixen - female fox; ill-tempered woman; CF. shrew