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executive - person having administrative authority; one branch of government executing laws; ADJ: relating to executing
argot - slang; speech spoken by only a small group of people
sleazy - shabby and dirty; flimsy; insubstantial; Ex. sleazy back-street hotel/fabric
annex - attach; add to a large thing; take possession of; incorporate (territory) into a larger existing political unit (by force); N: building added to a large one
overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate
skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
compulsory - obligatory; that must be done
relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division
mesmerize - hypnotize; N. mesmerism; CF. Franz Mesmer