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hamper - obstruct; prevent the free movement of; N:
abbreviate - shorten
ordeal - severe trial or affliction; difficult experience; trial(test of patience or endurance); affliction
hubris - arrogance; excessive self-conceit
protagonist - leader or noticeable supporter of an idea; chief character in a play or story
authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
livid - lead-colored; black and blue (as from a bruise); ashen; enraged; extremely angry
reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
fusion - union; coalition; V. fuse
postulate - self-evident truth; something assumed without proof; V: assume the truth of (as a basis of an argument)