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overthrow - topple; N.
conceit - vanity or self-love; too high opinion of one's own value; extravagant metaphor (in poetry)
unfetter - liberate; free from chains; V. unfetter
pejorative - (of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.
dolt - slow-thinking stupid person; CF. dull
sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
precise - exact
incinerate - burn to ashes
amble - walking at an easy unhurried pace; V: walk slowly and aimlessly
deplete - reduce; exhaust