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historic - important in history; Ex. historic battle
imperial - like an emperor; related to an empire; CF. imperialism
rhapsodize - speak or write in an exaggeratedly enthusiastic manner; Ex. rhapsodize over the beauty of the scenery
tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
postulate - self-evident truth; something assumed without proof; V: assume the truth of (as a basis of an argument)
enamored - in love; Ex. enamored of his own beauty; V. enamor: inspire with love
prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
misdemeanor - minor crime; misdeed; wrongdoing
wrest - obtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp
atheistic - denying the existence of God; N. atheism