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effete - having lost one's original power; barren; worn out; exhausted
clandestine - secret
ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.
decapitate - behead
defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
nascent - incipient; coming into being or existence; Ex. nascent ability in music
didactic - (of speech or writing) intended to teach a moral lesson; teaching; instructional; N. didacticism
bohemian - unconventional (in an artistic way)
bombastic - pompous; using inflated language
glare - shine intensely and blindingly; stare fixedly and angrily; N.