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authoritarian - subordinating the individual to the state; completely dominating another's will; Ex. authoritarian regime/father
distant - reserved or aloof; cold in manner; Ex. distant greeting; ADV. distantly
irremediable - incurable; uncorrectable; impossible to remedy
seemly - (of behavior) proper; appropriate
protract - prolong; lengthen in time; draw out
debar - bar; forbid; exclude; Ex. debarred from jury services
tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
perfidious - treacherous; disloyal; N. perfidy: treachery
queue - line (of waiting people or vehicles)
insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible