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anarchist - person who seeks to overturn the established government; advocate of abolishing authority
impotent - weak; ineffective; lacking in physical strength or power
comeuppance - deserts; well-deserved punishment or misfortune; rebuke
forerunner - predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
surmount - overcome
actuarial - calculating; pertaining to insurance statistics
austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate
ennui - boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
incantation - singing or chanting of magic spells; magical formula; (the saying of) words used in magic; CF. enchant