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instigate - start; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel
motley - multi-colored (as of a garment worn by a jester); mixed; heterogeneous; CF. jester: one who jests (as a paid fool at medieval courts)
narrative - related to telling a story; N: narrated account; story; V. narrate: tell (a story); CF. narration
hegemony - dominance especially of one nation over others
parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
magniloquent - boastful; pompous
slapdash - hasty and careless; haphazard; sloppy(carelessly done)
primogeniture - seniority by birth; state of being the first-born child; right of the eldest child (to inherit the entire property of one or both parents)
warranted - justified; authorized
abscond - depart secretly and hide