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dominate - control; rule; enjoy a commanding position in; overlook from a height;
untenable - (of a position, esp. in an argument) indefensible; not able to be maintained
poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
enfranchise - admit to the rights of citizenship (especially the right to vote); CF. franchise
foment - stir up; incite; instigate; promote the growth of (something evil or unpleasant)
phoenix - symbol of immortality or rebirth; Ex. phoenix rising from its ashes
misgivings - doubts
imprudent - lacking caution; not prudent; injudicious
provision - act of providing; something provided; preparatory measure; provisions: necessary supplies (esp. food); stipulation; condition in an agreement; Ex. According to the provisions of the agreement
gazette - official periodical publication; newspaper