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dinghy - small boat (often ship's boat)
venerable - deserving high respect; commanding respect; CF. command: deserve and get
draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
problematic - causing a problem; open to doubt; doubtful; unsettled; questionable; Ex. Whether the arena will ever be completed is problematic.
coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
revoke - cancel; retract; CF. irrevocable
omnipotent - all-powerful; having unlimited power
dotage - senility; feeblemindedness of old age; Ex. In one's dotage
circlet - small ring; band of gold, silver, jewel, etc. (worn on the head, arms, or neck as decoration)
hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule