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brandish - wave around (a weapon); flourish
impinge - infringe; encroach; influence; touch; collide with; Ex. The effects are impinging on every aspect of our lives.
inviolable - secure from corruption, attack, or violation(or profanation); unassailable; Ex. inviolable oath/rights; N. inviolability
decrepit - weak and in bad condition from old age or hard use; Ex. decrepit old chair/man
opulence - extreme wealth; luxuriousness; abundance; ADJ. opulent: possessing great wealth; abundant
defrock - strip a priest or minister of church authority; unfrock
thespian - pertaining to drama; N: actor or actress
rivet - metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross
foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
ineffectual - not effective; not having a desired effect; weak