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nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
grudging - unwilling; reluctant; stingy(giving reluctantly)
overturn - turn over; capsize; topple
incumbent - obligatory; imposed as an obligation; currently holding an office; N: person who holds an office
dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
indeterminate - uncertain; not clearly fixed; indefinite
punctilious - minutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail
imperious - domineering; too commanding; haughty; CF. imperial/emperor
gracious - kind in a generous way (to someone less important)
sublime - causing deep feelings of wonder, joy, respect, etc.; exalted; noble and uplifting; utter