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titular - of a title; in name only; nominal; having the title of an office without the obligations; Ex. titular head of the company
quixotic - idealistic but impractical; CF. Don Quixote
hierarchy - arrangement by rank or standing; authoritarian body divided into ranks; body of persons having authority
peddle - travel about selling (wares); CF. foot
matriarch - woman who rules a family or larger social group
repine - fret; complain; be annoyed; Ex. repine over the undone work
leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
procurement - obtaining; V. procure: obtain by effort; obtain (a prostitute) for another
rift - narrow opening in a large mass; break in a friendly relation; Ex. through a rift in the clouds; OP. reconcilation
upshot - outcome; final result