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ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
conception - beginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception
illimitable - infinite; limitless
indomitable - unconquerable; unyielding
impel - drive or force onward; drive to take action; urge to action
repugnance - disgust; strong dislike; loathing; ADJ. repugnant: arousing disgust; repulsive
badger - pester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking again and again; Ex. The children badgered me into taking them into the cinema; N: a kind of mountain animal
sentimental - swayed by sentiment; appealing to the sentiments
subpoena - writ(written command issued by a court) summoning a witness to appear in court; V: summon with a subpoena
decry - express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films