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tumid - (of a part of the body) swollen; distended; bombastic; pompous
objective - not influenced by emotions; fair; N: goal; aim
thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall
obloquy - slander; disgrace; infamy
compunction - remorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt
authoritarian - subordinating the individual to the state; completely dominating another's will; Ex. authoritarian regime/father
prong - pointed projecting part
depose - dethrone; remove from office; give a deposition; testify
ichthyology - study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish
declivity - downward slope