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Word: autocratic

Definition: having absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy


More Vocab Words

::: fortuitous - accidental; by chance; N. fortuity
::: squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
::: contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
::: coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
::: acute - (of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain
::: putrescent - becoming putrid; putrefying
::: smother - kill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers
::: equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
::: ruddy - reddish; (of the face) reddish and healthy-looking
::: fleet - fast; rapid; N. ADJ. fleeting: passing quickly; ephemeral