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sycophant - servile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man; ADJ. sycophantic
scenario - plot outline; screenplay(script for a movie); opera libretto; outline of possible future events
retrograde - go backwards; recede; degenerate; deteriorate; ADJ.
buttress - support; prop up; N. stationary structure to support wall; Ex. flying buttress
sectarian - of a sect; narrow-minded; parochial; N: member of a sect; narrow-minded person
labile - likely to change; unstable; Ex. emotionally labile; N. lability
uxorious - excessively submissive or devoted to one's wife; CF. uxor: wife
metamorphosis - change of form; Ex. metamorphosis of caterpillar to butterfly; V. metamorphose: change by metamorphosis
topography - physical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place
refractory - unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse