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Word: authoritarian

Definition: subordinating the individual to the state; completely dominating another's will; Ex. authoritarian regime/father

More Vocab Words

::: sidereal - relating to stars; Ex. sidereal day
::: posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
::: convert - one who has adopted a different religion or opinion; V: change into another form; (persuade to) adopt a particular religion or belief
::: serrated - having a sawtoothed edge; Ex. serrated leaf
::: flotsam - drifting wreckage
::: trepidation - fear; nervous apprehension
::: polarize - split into opposite extremes or camps
::: disquietude - uneasiness; anxiety; V. disquiet: make anxious
::: begrudge - envy; give or allow unwillingly; grudge; Ex. We shouldn't begrudge him his success.
::: snicker - half-stifled(suppressed) laugh; V.