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restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
indisputable - too certain to be disputed; beyond doubt
swagger - walk or behave with an over-confident manner
carcinogenic - causing cancer; N. carcinogen
cameo - shell or jewel carved in relief; star's special appearance in a minor role in a film
autocratic - having absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy
squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.
centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)
propitious - favorable; auspicious; advantageous; fortunate; Ex. propitious day/sign