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thwart - block or hinder; baffle; frustrate
multiplicity - state of being numerous or multiple; large number; Ex. multiplicity of details; ADJ. multiple: of more than one element
supplicate - petition humbly; pray to grant a favor
effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing
carafe - glass water bottle; decanter
carnage - destruction of life; slaughter; killing of large numbers of people or animals
precedent - preceding (in time, rank, etc.)
chagrin - annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)
derivation - deriving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word
autocratic - having absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy