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provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation
cavalcade - procession of riders or horse-drawn carriages; parade; CF. cavalry
snicker - half-stifled(suppressed) laugh; V.
inordinate - beyond reasonable limits; unrestrained; excessive; Ex. inordinate demands
authenticate - prove genuine
authoritarian - subordinating the individual to the state; completely dominating another's will; Ex. authoritarian regime/father
discount - disregard; regard (a story or news) as unimportant; deduct from a cost
barrister - counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar
solemnity - seriousness; gravity
prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone