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authoritarian - subordinating the individual to the state; completely dominating another's will; Ex. authoritarian regime/father
orthography - correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics
mottled - blotched in coloring; spotted; Ex. mottled face; V. mottle: mark with blotches of different colors
forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture
lucre - money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre
vicar - parish priest; representative
babble - chatter idly or foolishly; make continuous sounds like water running gently over rounded stone; N.
prestige - respect or admiration; impression produced by achievements or reputation; ADJ: causing admiration; ADJ. prestigious: having prestige
irate - angry; CF. ire: anger; wrath
galvanic - of the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani