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authoritarian - subordinating the individual to the state; completely dominating another's will; Ex. authoritarian regime/father
devise - think up; invent; plan; bequeath; N: bequest
quiescent - dormant; temporarily inactive; at rest; N. quiescence
hibernate - sleep throughout the winter; N. hibernation
voluptuous - sensual; of or giving sensual pleasure; indulging in sensual pleasures; Ex. voluptuous lines; Ex. voluptuous life of the Romans; N. voluptuary: voluptuous person
sacrosanct - invioably sacred; most sacred; inviolable
quench - assuage or satisfy (thrust); slake; douse or extinguish; put out; suppress
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
capacity - mental or physical ability; role; position or duty; ability to accommodate; Ex. in my capacity as president
venerable - deserving high respect; commanding respect; CF. command: deserve and get