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infringe - violate (a law); encroach (the right of another person)
premonitory - serving to warn
compulsive - resulting from compulsion
narcissist - conceited person; N. narcissism; CF. narcissus
liability - drawback; handicap; debts; obligation; responsibility; condition of being liable; ADJ. liable: likely; responsible (for paying)
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
vicissitude - change (esp. from good to bad); change of fortune; CF. the last emperor of China
ratify - approve formally; confirm; verify
catholic - (of likings and interests) universal; general; broad; including many different parts; wide-ranging liberal; Ex. catholic opinions/tastes
distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted