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auspicious - favoring success; giving signs of future success; Cf. auspices
stammer - speak with involuntarily pauses or repetitions
welter - confusion; turmoil; confused mass; bewildering jumble; Ex. welter of data
sever - separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
partiality - state of being partial; inclination; favorable bias; special fondness; preference
stalemate - deadlock; situation in which further action is blocked
despot - tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism
mutinous - unruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer
amenities - convenient features that helps to make life pleasant; social courtesies
flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch