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malcontent - person dissatisfied with existing state of affairs; discontented person; ADJ: discontented
sovereign - ruler in a monarchy; ADJ: (of a country) independent and self-governing; having supreme power; supreme; excellent
avocation - secondary or minor occupation
bogus - counterfeit; not authentic; intentionally false; Ex. bogus interview
optometrist - one who fits glasses to remedy visual defects
stricture - severe and adverse criticism; critical comments; limit or restriction
servile - slavish; cringing; N. servility
belabor - harp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically
chant - tune(melody) in which a number of words are sung on the same note; V: sing (a chant); utter (a slogan) in the manner of a chant
amplify - increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph