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comprehend - include; understand
pusillanimous - cowardly; lacking courage; fainthearted
gargantuan - huge; enormous; gigantic; CF. the hero of Gargantua and Pantagruel
nether - lower; Ex. nether garments/regions
denigrate - blacken; defame
prank - mischievous trick
exchequer - treasury; Ex. Chancellor of the exchequer
drudgery - hard unpleasant work; menial work
usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive