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cognizance - knowledge; ADJ. cognizant; having knowledge; aware
grandeur - impressiveness; stateliness; majesty
slink - move furtively; ADJ. slinky: stealthy; furtive; sneaky (as in ambush)
subaltern - subordinate
rider - amendment or clause added to a legislative bill
scoff - laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats
stampede - sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises
quail - cower; shrink back in fear; lose heart
coercion - use of force to get someone to object; compelling; V. coerce
smolder - smoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger