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pretext - excuse
authoritarian - subordinating the individual to the state; completely dominating another's will; Ex. authoritarian regime/father
amicable - peaceful; politely friendly; not quarrelsome; Ex. amicable settlement
herbivorous - grain-eating; CF. herbivore
ostentatious - showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display
outrage - act of extreme violence or viciousness; resentful anger; V: commit an outrage on; produce anger in; ADJ. outrageous: offensive
reprehensible - deserving blame; blameworthy; V. reprehend: blame
impuissance - powerlessness; feebleness
panache - flair; manner of doing things without any difficulty (causing admiration); flamboyance; bunch of feathers (on a helmet); Ex. with great panache; CF.
mirth - merriment; laughter