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pyromaniac - person with an insane desire to set things on fire
masochist - person who enjoys his own pain; CF. masochism
polity - (particular form of) political organization; form of government of nation or state; Ex. student polity
downcast - disheartened; dejected; sad; directed downward
topography - physical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place
benign - kindly; favorable; not malignant (disease); Ex. benign tumor
pretext - excuse
aggrandize - make greater; increase in power, wealth, rank, or honor; N. aggrandizement
sequester - isolate; segregate; seclude; retire from public life
disburse - pay out (as from a fund); N. disbursement; CF. purse