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stifle - suppress; extinguish; inhibit; smother or suffocate
secession - withdrawal; V. secede: withdraw formally from membership
inordinate - beyond reasonable limits; unrestrained; excessive; Ex. inordinate demands
scabbard - case for a sword blade; sheath
oligarchy - government by a privileged few
bane - posion; cause of ruin; ADJ. baneful: harmful; poisonous
knack - special talent; art
censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
ingenuous - naive and trusting; young; unsophisticated; candid
ignominy - deep disgrace; shame or dishonor; ADJ. ignominious; Ex. ignominous defeat