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::: usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
::: preclude - make impossible; prevent; exclude; eliminate
::: magnate - person of prominence or influence; powerful or influential person (in business or industry); Ex. oil magnate
::: accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
::: lancet - small surgical tool for making incisions
::: arid - (of land) dry; barren; unproductive
::: dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
::: hermetic - concerning alchemy or magic; obscure and mysterious; occult
::: mutter - utter (complaining words) indistinctly in low tones
::: patrimony - property inherited from a father