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magnate - person of prominence or influence; powerful or influential person (in business or industry); Ex. oil magnate
distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
hew - cut to pieces with ax or sword; chop; N.
pervasive - spread throughout; V. pervade: (of smells, ideas, feelings) spread throughout; charge; permeate
misanthrope - one who hates mankind; misanthropist
cower - shrink quivering as from fear; cringe
dialectical - relating to the art of debate; mutual or reciprocal; Ex. dialectical situation; N. dialectic: art of arriving at the truth by the exchange of logical arguments
docile - obedient; easily managed; submissive
maritime - bordering on(adjacent to) the sea; nautical; of the ships or the sea; Ex. Maritime Provinces
dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation