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::: authoritarian - subordinating the individual to the state; completely dominating another's will; Ex. authoritarian regime/father
::: retinue - following; attendants
::: prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
::: genuflect - bend the knee as in worship
::: nicety - precision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties
::: adulation - flattery; admiration that is more than is necessary or deserved
::: doctrine - teachings in general; particular principle (religious, legal, etc.) taught; dogma; tenet; ADJ. doctrinal
::: headlong - hasty; rash; headfirst; ADV.
::: embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
::: sap - diminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification); Ex. The element kryptonite sapped his strength.