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usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
putative - supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child
didactic - (of speech or writing) intended to teach a moral lesson; teaching; instructional; N. didacticism
maneuver - (manoeuver) strategic military or naval movement (done for training purposes); carefully planned process; stratagem; V: carry out a military maneuver; use maneuvers in gaining an end
mesmerize - hypnotize; N. mesmerism; CF. Franz Mesmer
benison - blessing
stipulate - state as a necessary condition (of an agreement); make express conditions; specify; Ex. He stipulated payment in advance
rife - (of something bad) widespread; abundant; current
prosperity - good fortune and financial success; physical well-being
discerning - mentally quick and observant; having insight; perceptive; able to make good judgments; V. discern: perceive