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potentate - monarch; sovereign
altruistic - unselfishly generous; concerned for others; N. altiruism: unselfish concern for the welfare of others; unselfishness; OP. egoism
witless - lacking intelligence or wit; foolish; idiotic
amplify - increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
oscillate - vibrate pendulumlike; waver
braggadocio - boasting
effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
bereaved - deprived of (someone beloved through death)
convivial - pleasantly merry; festive; joyous; gay; characterized by joviality; jovial