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::: hegemony - dominance especially of one nation over others
::: exceptionable - objectionable; likely to cause dislike; offensive; CF. unexceptionable: entirely acceptable
::: censorious - severely critical
::: prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
::: composure - mental calmness
::: humanitarian - one devoted to the promotion of human welfare; CF. humanism
::: connotation - suggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote
::: apathy - lack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic
::: disproportion - lack of proportion (between the parts); ADJ. disproportionate
::: pare - cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses