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domineer - rule over tyrannically
attest - testify; bear witness
abdicate - renounce; give up (position, right, or responsibility)
befuddle - confuse thoroughly
rationalize - make rational; devise false reasons for (one's behavior); offer an excuse; give a plausible reason for an action in place of a true, less admirable ones; N. rationalization
initiate - begin; originate; receive into a group; introduce to a new field or activity; Ex. initiate someone into the mysteries of a secret religion; N: one who has been initiated
flout - reject; mock; show contempt for; scorn; Ex. flout the rules
posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
abet - assist usually in doing something wrong; encourage
slipshod - slovenly; careless; sloppy; untidy; shabby; Ex. slipshod work