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flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
autocratic - having absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy
impenetrable - not able to be pierced or entered; beyond understanding; impossible to understand; Ex. impenetrable mystery
nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
abusive - coarsely insulting; physically harmful
sedition - conduct or language inciting rebellion; rebellion; resistance to authority; insubordination; ADJ. seditious
abbreviate - shorten
ambivalence - the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes or opinions
portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
stickler - perfectionist; person who insists things be exactly right