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::: taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
::: fickle - changeable (in affections or friendship); faithless
::: precursor - forerunner; predecessor
::: disenfranchise - disfranchise; deprive of a civil right; OP. enfranchise
::: transcendent - exceeding ordinary limits; superior; surpassing; V. transcend: go beyond; exceed; surpass; N. transcendancy
::: calamity - disaster; misery
::: mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
::: leniency - mildness; permissiveness; ADJ. lenient: not severe in judgment or punishment
::: tatter - torn piece of cloth; ADJ. tattered: (of clothes) old and torn; (of a person) dressed in old torn clothes
::: anarchist - person who seeks to overturn the established government; advocate of abolishing authority