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portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
autocratic - having absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy
perspicacious - (of someone) having insight; penetrating; astute
redress - remedy; compensation; Ex. seek redress for the damage to your car; V: put right; remedy or rectify (a wrong); make amends for
licentious - amoral; lewd and lascivious; unrestrained
extradition - surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite
unassuaged - unsatisfied; not soothed
rationale - fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action
physiognomy - face (as showing the character and the mind); art of judging human character from facial features
centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)