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bugaboo - bugbear; object of baseless terror
cabal - small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests
subdue - less intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger
apothecary - druggist; pharmacist
prognosticate - predict (according to present indications)
carafe - glass water bottle; decanter
exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
horticultural - pertaining to cultivation of gardens; N. horticulture: science or art of cultivating fruits, vegetables, or ornamental plants; CF. agriculture: science or art of farming or growing crops
despise - look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible
despot - tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism