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subjugate - conquer; bring under control
impotent - weak; ineffective; lacking in physical strength or power
matriarch - woman who rules a family or larger social group
superannuated - retired or disqualified because of age; outmoded; obsolete
alias - an assumed name esp. by a criminal (usually to mislead people); ADV. alias
wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
saturnine - morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
cornucopia - horn (or horn-shaped container) overflowing with fruit and grain; symbol of abundance; horn of plenty
proselytize - (induce someone to) convert to a religion or belief; N. proselyte: new convert to a doctrine or religion
waver - move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing