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despot - tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism
affiliation - joining; associating with
rigor - severity; Ex. rigors of the Russian winter
dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
affidavit - written statement made under oath (for use as proof in a court of law)
affable - easily approachable; easy to talk to; warmly friendly
embryonic - undeveloped; rudimentary; N. embryo: organism in the early stage of development
stodgy - dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book
aesthetic - artistic; dealing with or capable of appreciating the beautiful (of a person or building); CF. aesthete; CF. aesthetics
verbose - wordy; N. verbosity