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::: sovereignty - complete independence and self-government (of a country); supremacy of authority; power to govern
::: posterity - descendants; future generations; Ex. go down to posterity; CF. posterior, anterior
::: obscure - dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
::: fractious - unruly; peevish; cranky; bad-tempered; Ex. fractious horse
::: surge - powerful movement of or like a wave; V.
::: nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
::: preponderance - superiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant
::: penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation
::: forsake - desert; abandon; renounce
::: ephemeral - short-lived; fleeting