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suffocate - die or kill from lack of air; suppress
unmitigated - (of something bad) not moderated; unrelieved or immoderate; without qualification; absolute; Ex. unmitigated disaster
sycophant - servile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man; ADJ. sycophantic
ruddy - reddish; (of the face) reddish and healthy-looking
sovereignty - complete independence and self-government (of a country); supremacy of authority; power to govern
adjuration - solemn urging; V. adjure: entreat earnestly; enjoin solemnly
mandatory - obligatory; compulsory; of a mandate
destitute - extremely poor; lacking means of subsistence; utterly lacking; devoid; Ex. destitute of any experience
mollify - soothe an angry person
dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food