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permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society
aegis - shield; protection; defense
mischance - ill luck
burgeon - grow rapidly; grow forth; send out buds; Ex. burgeoning computer industry; CF. bludgeon
mandatory - obligatory; compulsory; of a mandate
deadlock - standstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces; stalemate
flutter - (of a bird with large wings) wave (the wings) lightly, rapidly, and irregularly; vibrate rapidly or erratically; fly by waving quickly; flitter; N.
thwart - block or hinder; baffle; frustrate
servile - slavish; cringing; N. servility
chase - ornament a metal surface by indenting; follow rapidly to catch