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::: frolicsome - prankish; gay; playful; merry; frisky
::: authoritarian - subordinating the individual to the state; completely dominating another's will; Ex. authoritarian regime/father
::: quandary - dilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.
::: deify - turn into a god; make a god of; idolize; Ex. Kings were deified; CF. deity
::: pivotal - of a pivot; central; critical; crucial
::: brunt - main impact or shock (of an attack or blow); Ex. brunt of the argument
::: cloying - distasteful (because excessive); excessively sweet or sentimental; V. cloy: become unpleasant through too much sweetness or excess
::: institutionalize - make into an institution; put or confine in an institution
::: inscrutable - difficult to understand; impenetrable; not readily understood; mysterious
::: bludgeon - club; heavy-headed weapon; V.