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overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate
commonwealth - nation governed by the people; republic; people of a nation
pivotal - of a pivot; central; critical; crucial
reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
repulsion - distaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse')
mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
replicate - reproduce; duplicate
guise - outward appearance; costume; Ex. in a new guise
abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
slavish - of or like a slave; servile; showing no originality; copied very closely; Ex. slavish devotion/copy of the original