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::: despot - tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism
::: dispel - scatter; drive away; cause to vanish
::: luxuriant - abundant; growing healthily and in large amounts; excessively ornate; rich and splendid; fertile; Ex. luxuriant forests/prose; CF. luxurious, luxuriate
::: embark - commence; go on board a boat; begin a journey
::: consign - send to a person or place for sale; deliver officially; entrust; put into the care of another; set apart (for a special purpose); N. consignment; CF. consignor, consignee
::: anticlimax - letdown in thought or emotion; something unexciting, ordinary, or disappointing coming after something important or exciting
::: bantering - joking talk; good-naturedly ridiculing; N.V. banter
::: torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
::: dank - damp; unpleasantly wet
::: impiety - irreverence; lack of respect for God or piety