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::: obligatory - binding; required; compulsory; V. oblige: constrain; make grateful; do a favor; accommodate
::: credential - evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.
::: hubris - arrogance; excessive self-conceit
::: inadvertently - unintentionally; by oversight; carelessly
::: prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
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::: emblazon - ornament richly (a shield or flag); N. emblazonment
::: reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
::: indignity - treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.
::: wreak - inflict; Ex. wreak one's vengeance on