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::: martial - warlike; of war; Ex. martial art/law
::: prerogative - privilege; unquestionable right; CF. ask before
::: cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
::: machinations - evil schemes or plots; schemes or plots to achieve an evil end; V. machinate
::: scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
::: sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive
::: flourish - grow well; prosper; make sweeping gestures; wave; brandish; Ex. The trees flourished in the sun. N: showy movement or gesture; embellishment or ornamentation (esp. in handwriting)
::: incubus - burden; very worriying problem; mental care; nightmare; male devil; CF. succubus
::: distinctive - clearly different from others of the same kind
::: prostrate - stretch out full on ground; make prostrate; enervate; Ex. prostrating illness; ADJ: lying face down; having lost all strength