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cataclysm - deluge; upheaval; earthquake; violent and sudden event or change
reprove - censure; rebuke; N. reproof
despot - tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism
pare - cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses
incredulous - withholding belief; skeptical; showing disbelief
economy - efficiency or conciseness in using something; thrifty management of resources
magisterial - authoritative; imperious; commanding; of a magistrate; Ex. magisterial study of Roman law; Ex. magisterial manner
groom - man employed to take care of horses; V: make neat and trim; clean and brush (an animal)
solemnity - seriousness; gravity
puerile - childish; immature; CF. puer: boy