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autocratic - having absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy
edifice - building (of imposing size)
comity - courtesy; civility; Ex. comity of nations
Occident - the West
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
collation - a light meal; collating
requisite - necessary requirement; something required; ADJ: required; necessary
prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
puerile - childish; immature; CF. puer: boy
generate - cause; produce; create