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stalemate - deadlock; situation in which further action is blocked
cataclysm - deluge; upheaval; earthquake; violent and sudden event or change
facetious - joking (often inappropriately); unserious; humorous
glitter - shine brightly with flashing points of light; Ex. glittering diamond ring; N: sparkling light; attractiveness; glamor; Ex. glitter of the sun on the waves
emasculate - weaken; castrate
inveterate - deep-rooted; habitual; CF. grow old
nemesis - someone seeking revenge; source of downfall or ruin; CF. Nemesis
usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
integral - complete; necessary for completeness; Ex. integral part
supercilious - haughty; arrogant; condescending; patronizing; CF. eyebrow, cilium