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countermand - cancel; revoke (an order)
vendetta - blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams
venerate - revere; treat with great respect
torrid - (of weather) hot or scorching; passionate; Ex. torrid love affairs
unassuming - modest; Ex. the champion's unassuming manner
authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
stumble - trip and almost fall; proceed unsteadily; act falteringly; N.
incapacitate - disable; N. incapacity: lack of capacity
gullible - easily deceived
impediment - hindrance; stumbling-block; speech defect preventing clear articulation; Ex. speech impediment