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domineer - rule over tyrannically
verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
inanimate - lifeless; not animate
ferocious - fierce; violent; N. ferocity
posterity - descendants; future generations; Ex. go down to posterity; CF. posterior, anterior
cherubic - angelic; innocent-looking; N. cherub; CF. seraph: winged angel of the highest order
graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound
affront - insult; offense; intentional act of disrespect; V: insult or hurt the feelings of intentionally
draft - first rough form; conscription; draught; V: make a draft of; conscript
nicety - precision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties