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hapless - unfortunate; luckless
fulminate - thunder; explode; issue a severe denunciation
oligarchy - government by a privileged few
vitriolic - causing sharp pain to the mind; caustic; corrosive; sarcastic; of vitriol; N. vitriol: sulphuric acid (which burns flesh deeply); bitterly abusive expression; caustic expression; CF. glass
efficacy - power to produce desired effect; ADJ. efficacious: effectual
bluster - blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully; speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale
berate - scold strongly
derelict - negligent; (of someone) neglectful of duty; (of something) deserted by an owner; abandoned; N: abandoned property; homeless or vagrant person
dissertation - formal essay; treatise
mollify - soothe an angry person