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paranoia - psychosis marked by delusions of grandeur or persecution; N: ADJ: paranoid, paranoiac
usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
pecuniary - pertaining to money
glare - shine intensely and blindingly; stare fixedly and angrily; N.
grapple - wrestle; come to grips with; take hold of and struggle with; Ex. grapple with the burglar
madrigal - pastoral song; song for several singers without instruments
unilateral - one-sided; involving or affecting only one side; Ex. unilateral declaration
saboteur - one who commits sabotage; destroyer of property; N. sabotage: destruction of property (usually carried out secretly)
solace - comfort in sorrow or trouble; consolation; V: comfort or console in time of sorrow or trouble
abate - subside or moderate