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historic - important in history; Ex. historic battle
civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society
daunt - intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten
mammoth - gigantic; enormous
abusive - coarsely insulting; physically harmful
benefit - advantage; anything that brings helpl, advantage, or profit; money provided by the government to the people; fund-raising public entertainment; Ex. unemployment benefit; V: receive benefits; be beneficial to; give benefits
delusion - false belief; hallucination; deluding; Ex. delusions of grandeur; Ex. under the delusion that
regent - a person who governs in place of a ruler who is ill, absent, or still a child; ADJ. Ex. the Prince regent
parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.