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potentate - monarch; sovereign
elastic - able to spring back into shape; quick to recover (as from disappointment); able to adapt to change; Ex. elastic plans; N: elastic material
antagonism - hostility; active opposition; V. antagonize: cause to become an enemy; N. antagonist: person who is opposed to another; opponent; adversary; principal character in oppostion to the protagonist
humid - damp; N. humidity
ignominy - deep disgrace; shame or dishonor; ADJ. ignominious; Ex. ignominous defeat
chastise - punish as by beating; criticize severely
drab - dull; lacking color; cheerless ; Ex. drab coat/life
reticent - inclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence
presage - foretell; be a warning or sign of; N: presentiment; foreboding; omen
grimace - facial distortion to show feeling such as pain, disgust, etc; V.