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::: pander - cater to (the low desires of others)
::: repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
::: dogmatic - opinionated; holding stubbornly to one's opinion; arbitrary; doctrinal
::: flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
::: evanescent - fleeting; vanishing; soon disappearing; V. evanesce
::: ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
::: exorbitant - (of costs or demands) excessive; exceeding reasonable bounds
::: retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize
::: archaic - antiquated; no longer used; belonging to the past; N.
::: swelter - (of a person) suffer from oppressive heat; be oppressed by heat