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::: prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
::: sanction - approve; ratify; N: permission; penalty intended to enforce compliance
::: rebuff - reject bluntly; snub; beat back; Ex. She rebuffed his invitation; N.
::: ambience - environment; atmosphere; Ex. restraurant with a pleasant ambience; ADJ. ambient: completely surrounding; Ex. ambient temperature
::: infringe - violate (a law); encroach (the right of another person)
::: gratify - please; satisfy; Ex. gratify a desire
::: bestow - confer
::: foppish - vain about dress and appearance; N. fop: man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance
::: mutinous - unruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer
::: culmination - highest point; climax; V. culminate in: reach the highest point in; end in; Ex. a series of minor clashes culminating in war