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laborious - demanding much work or care; tedious
veer - change in direction; swerve
supernumerary - person or thing excess of what is necessary; extra; ADJ: additional to the usual or necessary number
iniquitous - wicked; immoral; unrighteous; N. iniquity; Ex. den of iniquity
tempestuous - stormy; violent; impassioned; N. tempest: violent storm
slake - satisfy (thirst); quench; sate
rancor - long-lasting hatred; bitterness; Ex. negotiation without rancor; ADJ. rancorous
initiate - begin; originate; receive into a group; introduce to a new field or activity; Ex. initiate someone into the mysteries of a secret religion; N: one who has been initiated
egotistical - egotistic; excessively self-centered(egocentric); self-important; conceited
imperial - like an emperor; related to an empire; CF. imperialism