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reverend - deserving reverence; N: priest
nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
tractable - docile; easily managed; (of something) easily changed or molded; N. tractability
primp - groom oneself with care; adorn oneself
downcast - disheartened; dejected; sad; directed downward
shear - remove (fleece or hair) by cutting; remove the hair or fleece from; cut with or as if with shears; N: shears; pair of scissors
despot - tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism
punitive - punishing; Ex. punitive measures
minuscule - (miniscule) extremely small
unprecedented - having no previous example; novel; unparalleled