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sinister - evil; ominous
aviary - enclosure for birds; large cage
gloat - express evil satisfaction; look at or think about with evil satisfaction; view malevolently; Ex. The thief gloated over the stolen jewels.
provincial - pertaining to a province; limited in outlook; narrow; unsophisticated
anesthetic - substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness; N. anesthesia
authoritarian - subordinating the individual to the state; completely dominating another's will; Ex. authoritarian regime/father
renown - fame; ADJ. renowned
volatile - changeable; of a quickly changing nature (as of temper); mercurial; tending to violence; evaporating rapidly; Ex. volatile character/situation in the street
heinous - atrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime
totem - animal, plant, or natural object serving as a symbol of a clan or family; representation of this; Ex. totem pole