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autocratic - having absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy
verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
reticent - inclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence
plasticity - ability to be molded; ADJ. plastic: capable of being shaped or molded; Ex. plastic material such as clay
disavowal - denial; disclaiming; repudiating; disowning; V. disavow; CF. disclaim
plagiarize - steal another's ideas or writings and pass them off as one's own; Ex. ideas plagiarized from my article; N. plagiarism; CF. kidnap
perversion - corruption; turning from right to wrong
decree - authoritative order; edict; judgment of a court of law; V: order or judge by decree
climactic - relating to the highest point; N. climax; CF. climatic
somatic - pertaining to the body; bodily; physical