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nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
imperious - domineering; too commanding; haughty; CF. imperial/emperor
suffocate - die or kill from lack of air; suppress
incur - bring upon oneself
tribune - official of ancient Rome elected by the plebians to protect their rights; protector of the people
connivance - pretense of ignorance of something wrong; assistance; permission to offend; V. connive: feign ignorance (of a wrong); cooperate secretly in an illegal action; conspire
unsightly - ugly; unpleasant to look at
doctrine - teachings in general; particular principle (religious, legal, etc.) taught; dogma; tenet; ADJ. doctrinal
obeisance - bow (to show respect and obedience)
chastise - punish as by beating; criticize severely