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tremulous - trembling; wavering
certitude - certainty
preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
prodigy - highly gifted child; person with exceptional talents; marvel; wonder
prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
strut - pompous walk; V: walk in a self-important manner
domineer - rule over tyrannically
niggardly - meanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person
impeach - charge (a public official) with crime in office; raise doubts about; indict; Ex. impeach a witness's credibility