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condone - overlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse
calumny - malicious misrepresentation; slander
subjugate - conquer; bring under control
headstrong - willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
adulation - flattery; admiration that is more than is necessary or deserved
dearth - scarcity
polemic - attack or defense of an opinion; controversy or refutation; argument in support of point of view; N. polemics: art of debate or controversy
recital - act of reciting publicly; detailed account; performance of music or dance (by a solo performer)
arbitrary - unreasonable or capricious; random; tyrannical; Ex. arbitrary ruler
filigree - delicate ornamental lacelike metalwork