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deign - condescend; stoop
wily - crafty; cunning; artful; N. wile: deceitful stratagem
overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief
nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
conveyance - vehicle; transfer; act of conveying; Ex. public conveyance
temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
ruthless - pitiless; merciless; cruel
outcast - one that has been excluded from a society; ADJ.
conclave - private secret meeting