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rancor - long-lasting hatred; bitterness; Ex. negotiation without rancor; ADJ. rancorous
monograph - scholarly article
cabal - small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests
elliptical - elliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis; ambiguous either purposely or because key words have been left out
despot - tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism
impair - injure; hurt; damage
aberrant - abnormal or deviant
indemnify - make secure against damage or loss; compensate for damage or loss; CF. make uninjured
frivolous - lacking in seriousness; flippant; self-indulgently carefree; unworthy of serious attention; relatively unimportant; trivial
forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture