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autocratic - having absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy
herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
supersede - replace; cause to be set aside; make obsolete; N. supersession
menagerie - collection of wild animals on exhibition; zoo
obituary - death notice (esp. in a newspaper); ADJ.
nuptial - related to marriage or the wedding ceremony; N. nuptials: wedding ceremony
polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
tarry - linger; delay in starting or going; dawdle
autonomous - self-governing; N. autonomy