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clapper - striker (tongue) of a bell
patriarch - father and ruler of a family or tribe
formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
statutory - created by statute or legislative action; regulated by statute; Ex. statutory age limit
vagary - capricious happening; caprice; whim; CF. wander
cartographer - map-maker
doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
oligarchy - government by a privileged few
propagate - increase in number by producing young; multiply; spread; Ex. Most plants propagate by seed; Ex. newspaper propagating their ideas
complement - complete; consummate; make perfect; N.