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despot - tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism
forensic - suitable to debate or courts of law; of or used in legal proceedings and the tracking of criminals; Ex. forensic science/medicine
superimpose - place over something else
abscond - depart secretly and hide
sap - diminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification); Ex. The element kryptonite sapped his strength.
condign - adequate; (of punishment) severe and well deserved
animosity - active enmity
hone - sharpen (a tool); N: whetstone for sharpening a tool
ramshackle - (of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart
adept - expert at; very skilled