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advocate - speak in favor of; support (an idea or plan); urge; plead for
despot - tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism
distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
bifurcated - divided into two branches; forked
pinnacle - peak; highest point; acme; Ex. pinnacle of fame
sanctimonious - displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety
fundamental - basic; primary; essential
prosody - art of versification; study of the metrical structure of verse
ciliated - having minute hairs; CF. cilium; CF. cilia: eyelash