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::: malfeasance - wrongdoing; misconduct (by a public official)
::: arrogance - pride; haughtiness; ADJ. arrogant: unpleasantly self-important (with a strong confidence in one's own importance and a lack of respect for other people)
::: calamity - disaster; misery
::: meditation - reflection; thought; V. meditate
::: incandescent - strikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting visible light when heated; Ex. incandescent light bulb; CF. candle
::: repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
::: stampede - sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises
::: prance - move about in a spirited manner (proudly and confidently)
::: broil - cook by direct heat; N.
::: tycoon - wealthy and powerful businessperson; wealthy leader; magnate; Ex. business tycoon