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misogynist - hater of woman; CF. misogyny
devolve - deputize; pass or be passed to others (power, work, or property); Ex. devolve on/upon/to
pomposity - self-important behavior; acting like a stuffed shirt(pompous person); ADJ. pompous: self-important
sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
lionize - treat (a person) as a celebrity
crabbed - sour; bad-tempered; peevish; difficult to read as handwriting
sedition - conduct or language inciting rebellion; rebellion; resistance to authority; insubordination; ADJ. seditious
fervor - glowing ardor; intensity of feeling; quality of being fervent or fervid; zeal; intense heat
graduate - arrange into categories or grades; divide into marked intervals (for use in measurement); Ex. graduated ruler
florid - ruddy; (of a complexion) reddish; flowery; very ornate; CF. rose