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domineer - rule over tyrannically
palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
egotism - tendency to speak or write of oneself excessively; conceit; self-importance
pitfall - hidden danger; concealed trap
whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
dissuade - persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion
alias - an assumed name esp. by a criminal (usually to mislead people); ADV. alias
inductive - pertaining to induction or proceeding from the specific to the general
capitulate - surrender; give up all resistance
spectrum - colored band produced when a beam of light passes through a prism; broad and continuous range; Ex. whole spectrum of modern thoughts