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mangy - shabby; wretched; suffering from mange; of bad appearance
factious - inclined to form factions; causing dissension
chuckle - laugh quietly
overthrow - topple; N.
formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
dispense - distribute; prepare and give out (medicines); N. dispensation: dispensing; religious system; official exemption from an obligation or a rule
aggrandize - make greater; increase in power, wealth, rank, or honor; N. aggrandizement
flourish - grow well; prosper; make sweeping gestures; wave; brandish; Ex. The trees flourished in the sun. N: showy movement or gesture; embellishment or ornamentation (esp. in handwriting)
boorish - rude; insensitive
hypnosis - induced sleeping state; ADJ. hypnotic; V. hypnotize