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despot - tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism
prologue - introduction (to a poem or play)
devise - think up; invent; plan; bequeath; N: bequest
sustenance - sustaining; means of livelihood, support, food, nourishment; something that maintains life; food
mason - one who builds or works with stone or brick; N. masonry: work of a mason; stonework or brickwork
mobile - movable; not fixed; N. mobility
inherent - firmly established by nature or habit; intrinsic
censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
sherbet - flavored dessert ice
stagnant - (of water) not flowing (often bad-smelling); motionless; stale; not developing; inactive; dull; Ex. stagnant industrial output