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balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
outcast - one that has been excluded from a society; ADJ.
transcendent - exceeding ordinary limits; superior; surpassing; V. transcend: go beyond; exceed; surpass; N. transcendancy
megalomania - mania for doing grandiose things; mental disorder characterized by delusions of wealth, power, or importance
cadence - rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat; regular beat of sound; rhythm
cohere - stick together
bereavement - state of being deprived of something valuable or beloved; state of being bereaved or bereft
anachronism - an error involving time in a story; something or someone misplaced in time; ADJ. anachronistic
arcane - esoteric; secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated; Ex. arcane ritual; Ex. arcane process closed to the uninitiated listener