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usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
strew - spread randomly; sprinkle; scatter; Ex. flower girl strewing rose petals
tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
maleficient - doing evil; N. maleficience
foppish - vain about dress and appearance; N. fop: man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance
requisite - necessary requirement; something required; ADJ: required; necessary
gorge - stuff oneself (with food); glut; CF. gorgeous: dazzlingly beautiful
monogram - design composed of one or more initials of a name; V.
authenticate - prove genuine
array - marshal; draw up in order; arrange in order; clothe splendidly; adorn; N: fine clothes; ordered group; Ex. in battle array