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::: overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate
::: brittle - hard but easily broken; difficult; unstable; Ex. brittle situation
::: lexicographer - compiler of a dictionary; CF. lexicography: work of compiling a dictionary
::: anathema - solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse; V. anathematize
::: precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
::: offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
::: magisterial - authoritative; imperious; commanding; of a magistrate; Ex. magisterial study of Roman law; Ex. magisterial manner
::: chant - tune(melody) in which a number of words are sung on the same note; V: sing (a chant); utter (a slogan) in the manner of a chant
::: fruitful - producing results; profitable; prolific; producing in abundance
::: provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come