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::: diadem - crown
::: reminiscence - recollection; V. reminisce: recollect the past
::: adherent - supporter; follower
::: cohorts - group of people who share some common quality; armed band; a group of between 300 and 600 soldiers under one commander (in the ancient Rome)
::: pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
::: eclipse - darken; extinguish; outshine; surpass; cause an eclipse
::: macerate - soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper
::: contaminate - pollute
::: impolitic - not wise; not expedient; not politic
::: overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate