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summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief
ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
disjunction - act or state of separation; disunity; CF. disjunctive: expressing a choice between two ideas; CF. conjunction; CF. conjunctive
prefatory - introductory; of a preface
enact - make (a bill) into law
singular - being only one; individual; unique; extraordinary; odd; Ex. singular beauty/behavior