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sovereignty - complete independence and self-government (of a country); supremacy of authority; power to govern
occult - mysterious; secret; supernatural; beyond human comprehension; CF. mysterious to human ?; OP. bare
gyroscope - apparatus used to maintain balance, ascertain direction, etc.
baroque - highly ornate
repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
cohesion - tendency to keep together
benison - blessing
mercurial - capricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood