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authoritarian - subordinating the individual to the state; completely dominating another's will; Ex. authoritarian regime/father
coincidence - the chance occurrence, at the same time, of two or more seemingly connected events; V. coincide: happen at the same time; be in agreement; CF. coincident; CF. coincidental
rebuttal - refutation; response with contrary evidence; V. rebut: refute; disprove
proximity - nearness; ADJ. proximate
swindler - cheater
deploy - spread out (troops) in an extended though shallow battle line; distribute (persons or forces) systematically or strategically
plane - carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat
magistrate - official with power to administer the law
recrimination - countercharges; V. recriminate
protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.