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autocratic - having absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy
regal - royal; of a monarch; Ex. regal manner
assuage - mak less severe; ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)
scrupulous - conscientious; extremely thorough; Ex. scrupulous worker
smolder - smoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger
inconsistency - state of being self-contradictory; lack of uniformity or steadiness; ADJ. inconsistent: displaying a lack of consistency; erratic; contradictory; incompatible
gerontocracy - government ruled by old people
propitious - favorable; auspicious; advantageous; fortunate; Ex. propitious day/sign
allay - calm; pacify
taciturn - habitually silent; talking little