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retrospective - looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect
autocratic - having absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy
squabble - minor quarrel; bickering; V: engage in a minor quarrel; Ex. squabbling children
condign - adequate; (of punishment) severe and well deserved
filial - pertaining to or befitting a son or daughter; Ex. filial respect
ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
extrapolation - projection; conjecture; V. extrapolate: infer (unknown information) from known information
effervescence - inner excitement or exuberance; showing high spirits; emitting bubbles forming inside; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation; ADJ. effervescent; V. effervesce
victuals - food; provisions; V. victual: provide with food
nonchalance - indifference; lack of concern; composure; ADJ. nonchalant: unconcerned; cool; indifferent; Ex. nonchalant attitude to his debts