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circumscribe - limit; confine; draw a line around
knave - untrustworthy person; rogue; scoundrel; jack; N. knavery
arbiter - person with power to decide a matter in dispute; judge who is in a position ot make influential judgments; Ex. supreme arbiter of fashion in beachware
reprisal - retaliation
piecemeal - one part at a time; gradually; in stages; Ex. read a novel piecemeal
Occident - the West
docile - obedient; easily managed; submissive
iconoclastic - attacking cherished traditions; N. iconoclast: one who attacks traditional ideas; one who destroys sacred images
expostulation - protest; remonstrance; reasoning with someone to correct or dissuade; V. expostulate
unilateral - one-sided; involving or affecting only one side; Ex. unilateral declaration