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::: ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
::: harping - tiresome dwelling on a subject; V. harp: dwell on(think or speak a lot about) tediously
::: import - significance; importance; meaning
::: insolence - impudent disrespect; haughtiness; ADJ. insolent; CF. haughty + rude
::: inflated - exaggerated; pompous; enlarged (with air or gas)
::: abet - assist usually in doing something wrong; encourage
::: caprice - whim; sudden change of mind without any real cause
::: artless - without guile; open and honest
::: phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
::: tatter - torn piece of cloth; ADJ. tattered: (of clothes) old and torn; (of a person) dressed in old torn clothes