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embitter - make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.
aristocracy - hereditary nobility; privileged class; government by nobility; N. aristocrat
adjoin - be next to
disquisition - formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
rescind - repeal; annul; cancel (a law, decision, or agreement)
acumen - mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen
duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
impertinent - insolent; rude; not pertinent; N. impertinence
oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
commonwealth - nation governed by the people; republic; people of a nation