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bleak - cold or cheerless; frigid; unlikely to be favorable; depressing
cohere - stick together
monumental - massive; impressively large; built as a monument
mandate - order; charge; authoritative command; power to govern another country; power to given to a government; region under administration; V: give a mandate to; place under a mandate; Ex. mandated territory
formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
stoop - bend forward and down; lower or debase oneself; fall to a lower standard of behavior by doing something; condescend; Ex. stoop to lying
rally - come or bring together; call up or summon (forces, vital powers, etc.); revive or recuperate (after illness or difficulty); N: act of rallying; mass gathering
glower - scowl; glare; look or stare angrily
credential - evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.
arbitrary - unreasonable or capricious; random; tyrannical; Ex. arbitrary ruler