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fallible - liable to err
reprisal - retaliation
quagmire - bog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself
mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
assert - state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence
rightful - legally correct; Ex. rightful owner
traverse - go through or across
oligarchy - government by a privileged few
ingenue - ing\'enue; young innocent girl
ecliptic - path of the sun and the planets