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despot - tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism
cognitive - having to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing
pluck - courage; V: pull off or out; pull out the hair or feathers of; ADJ. plucky: courageous; brave
fallow - (of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated
peccadillo - slight offense or fault; CF. sin
solicitous - anxious; worried; concerned; eager; Ex. solicitous to do something; N. solicitude
obsequious - slavishly attentive; servile; full of servile compliance; sycophantic
disingenuous - not naive; not candid; sophisticated; worldly wise; OP. ingenuous
apprise - inform
escapade - prank; flighty conduct; reckless adventure that disobeys rules