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autocratic - having absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy
emblazon - ornament richly (a shield or flag); N. emblazonment
draught - current of air (through a room or to a fire); act of pulling roads; act of swallowing liquid or amount of liquid swallowed at a time
squalor - condition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story
verve - enthusiasm (as in artistic performance or composition); liveliness; vigor
traduce - expose to slander
unearthly - not earthly; supernatural; weird; ghostly
unique - without an equal; single in kind
rustic - pertaining to country people; unsophisticated; simple; crude; uncouth; (of furniture) rough with the bark left on; N. rural person; rustic person
spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner