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hindmost - furthest behind; farthest to the rear
verdigris - green coating or patina on copper which has been exposed to the weather
insolence - impudent disrespect; haughtiness; ADJ. insolent; CF. haughty + rude
entourage - group of attendants; retinue; CF. surround
wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
grandiose - affectedly grand; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated; impressive; great in size or scope; grand; Ex. grandiose ideas
sovereign - ruler in a monarchy; ADJ: (of a country) independent and self-governing; having supreme power; supreme; excellent
interloper - intruder; one who interferes
incentive - spur; motive; something which encourages one to greater activity
oligarchy - government by a privileged few