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::: trenchant - cutting; incisive; keen
::: bugaboo - bugbear; object of baseless terror
::: authoritarian - subordinating the individual to the state; completely dominating another's will; Ex. authoritarian regime/father
::: visceral - felt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate
::: subaltern - subordinate
::: callous - hardened; unfeeling; without sympathy for the sufferings of others; unkind
::: sanction - approve; ratify; N: permission; penalty intended to enforce compliance
::: defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
::: hoodwink - deceive; delude
::: rotunda - circular building or hall covered with a dome