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autocratic - having absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy
surmount - overcome
headstrong - willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
mandate - order; charge; authoritative command; power to govern another country; power to given to a government; region under administration; V: give a mandate to; place under a mandate; Ex. mandated territory
accost - approach and speak first to a person
paroxysm - fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst
gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
heyday - time of greatest success or power; prime
cavalcade - procession of riders or horse-drawn carriages; parade; CF. cavalry
invalid - one incapacitated(disabled) by a chronic illness; ADJ: incapacitated by illness; not valid; null; V: allow to leave (a military force) because of ill-health