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ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
miscellaneous - made up of a variety of parts
bereavement - state of being deprived of something valuable or beloved; state of being bereaved or bereft
squalor - condition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story
brood - sit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time
distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
mundane - worldly as opposed to spiritual; everyday; of the ordinary; Ex. mundane existence; CF. world
cynosure - object of general attention; person or thing that is a center of attention; CF. Ursa Minor
hurtle - crash; rush; move with great speed; Ex. hurtling runaway train
titular - of a title; in name only; nominal; having the title of an office without the obligations; Ex. titular head of the company