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inhibit - restrain; prohibit; retard or prevent; N. inhibition
zenith - point directly overhead in the sky; summit; acme; highest point
privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
seminal - related to seed or semen; germinal; creative; providing a basis for further development; influencing future developments; Ex. seminal research in a new field
impotent - weak; ineffective; lacking in physical strength or power
wrongheaded - stubbornly wrong
conspire - take part in a conspiracy; (of events) work together; combine; Ex. Events conspired to produce great difficulties.
patrician - noble; aristocratic; N: person of high rank; aristocrat; CF. member of the governing classes in ancient Rome; CF. plebian
malefactor - evildoer; criminal