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preclude - make impossible; prevent; exclude; eliminate
defalcate - embezzle
retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize
sovereign - ruler in a monarchy; ADJ: (of a country) independent and self-governing; having supreme power; supreme; excellent
executor - person designated to execute the terms of a will;
effete - having lost one's original power; barren; worn out; exhausted
ambience - environment; atmosphere; Ex. restraurant with a pleasant ambience; ADJ. ambient: completely surrounding; Ex. ambient temperature
petulant - touchy; peevish; ill-tempered
beeline - direct quick route
burlesque - give an imitation that ridicules; imitate mockingly