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::: historic - important in history; Ex. historic battle
::: autocratic - having absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy
::: prophylactic - used to prevent disease; N: something prophylactic; condom; N. prophylaxis: prevention of disease
::: chaff - worthless products of an endeavor; husk(outer seed cover) separated from grain; Ex. separate the wheat from the chaff
::: pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
::: transitory - transient; impermanent; fleeting; N. transitoriness
::: sequester - isolate; segregate; seclude; retire from public life
::: fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
::: disclose - reveal; N. disclosure
::: subside - sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate