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tycoon - wealthy and powerful businessperson; wealthy leader; magnate; Ex. business tycoon
pitfall - hidden danger; concealed trap
nuance - shade of slight difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction
forswear - renounce under oath; abandon; make a solemn promise to give up; CF. abjure
crave - desire; want intensely
chronicle - report; record (in chronological order)
subsume - include (as a member of a group); encompass
tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
capacity - mental or physical ability; role; position or duty; ability to accommodate; Ex. in my capacity as president
trident - three-pronged spear