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::: unprecedented - having no previous example; novel; unparalleled
::: patronize - support; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
::: deputize - work or appoint as a deputy; N. deputy: person who has the power to take charge when the leading person is away
::: magnate - person of prominence or influence; powerful or influential person (in business or industry); Ex. oil magnate
::: credential - evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.
::: whit - small amount; smallest speck; Ex. not a whit of
::: formality - ceremonious quality; ceremonious adherence to rules; something done just for form's sake; Ex. mere formality
::: surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
::: kernel - central or vital part; core; whole seed (as of corn)
::: dominant - exercising the most influence; high and easily seen; stronger than the other part of a system; not recessive