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overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate
burgeon - grow rapidly; grow forth; send out buds; Ex. burgeoning computer industry; CF. bludgeon
unfetter - liberate; free from chains; V. unfetter
dissemble - disguise; hide the real nature of; pretend
recapitulate - summarize
concordat - formal agreement
subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
sportive - playful; frolicsome; merry; CF. sport: play or frolic; CF. sportsmanlike
aplomb - poise; composure in difficult situations; assurance; self-confidence
retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize