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mandate - order; charge; authoritative command; power to govern another country; power to given to a government; region under administration; V: give a mandate to; place under a mandate; Ex. mandated territory
concede - admit; acknowledge as being true (often reluctantly); yield; grant; Ex. concede a goal
abusive - coarsely insulting; physically harmful
irreproachable - beyond reproach; blameless; impeccable; Ex. irreproachable conduct
untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
sidereal - relating to stars; Ex. sidereal day
caption - title; chapter heading; text under illustration
repertoire - list of works of music, drama, etc., a performer is prepared to present; CF. repertory
pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill
requiem - mass for the dead; dirge