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peremptory - demanding and leaving no choice; imperative; Ex. peremptory decree/knock
pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
regicide - murder of a king or queen
countermand - cancel; revoke (an order)
fulsome - disgustingly excessive; offensively flattering; Ex. fulsome praise/expressions of admire
flagrant - conspicuously wicked, bad, or offensive; blatant; outrageous
sarcasm - cutting ironic remark; scornful remarks; stinging rebuke; ADJ. sarcastic
orifice - mouthlike opening; small opening (esp. to a cavern or passage of the body); CF. mouth
phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.