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premeditate - plan in advance; Ex. premeditated murder
imperial - like an emperor; related to an empire; CF. imperialism
sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
inscrutable - difficult to understand; impenetrable; not readily understood; mysterious
tact - skill or sensitivity in dealing with people without causing offence
inculcate - teach (ideas or principles); instill
calculated - deliberately planned; likely
pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
narcissist - conceited person; N. narcissism; CF. narcissus
vivid - (of light or color) bright and distinct; evoking lifelike mental images; Ex. vivid red hair/description