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inextricable - from which it is impossible to get free; that cannot be untied; Ex. inextricable troubles; Ex. inextricable two histories
formality - ceremonious quality; ceremonious adherence to rules; something done just for form's sake; Ex. mere formality
acrimonious - stinging; caustic; bitter in words or manner; N. acrimony: bitter ill-natured animosity in speech or behavior
suppress - put an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
traverse - go through or across
martial - warlike; of war; Ex. martial art/law
mutilate - maim; injure lastingly; deprive of a limb or an essential part
autocratic - having absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy
anneal - reduce brittleness and improve toughness by heating and cooling (metal or glass)