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Section 1

Question Answer
autocraticabsolute in power or authority
blasphemyan act, utterance, or writing showing contempt for something sacred
concertedplanned or performed in cooperation with others
intolerableunbearable
irreverentdisrespectful
laboriousnot easy, requiring hard work, hardworking
maltreatto abuse, use roughly or crudely
ponderto consider carefully, reflect on
subversiveintended to undermine or overthrow, one who advocates or attempts to undermine a political system
syntheticmade or put together by people, something artificial
appreciablesufficient to be noticed or measured
blanchto remove the color from, to make or turn pale, to parboil
brawnystrong, muscular
contendto fight, struggle, to compete, to argue
humanekind, merciful
illustriousvery famous, distinguished
lithebending easily, limber
temperatemild, moderate
venomouspoisonous, spiteful, mean
wilysly, shrewd, cunning
apportionto divide and give out in shares
buoyantable to float easily
cliquea small, exclusive group of people
congenialgetting on well with others, agreeable, pleasant
migrationa movement from one country or region to another
perverseinclined to go against what is expected, stubborn, turned away from what is good and proper
rancidstale, spoiled
severto separate, divide into parts
untenablenot capable of being held or defended , impossible to maintain
versatileable to do many things well, capable of many uses
ad infinitumendlessly
bona fidegenuine, sincere
concedeto admit as true, to yield submit
loftyvery high, noble
perceiveto be aware of through the senses, observe, to grasp mentally
preludean introduction, that which comes before or leads off
rusticcountry like, simple, plain, awkward
sordidwretchedly poor, run down, mean or selfish
vindicateto clear from hint or change wrongdoing, to defend
waneto lose size, strength, or power
annexto add to, attach, to incorporate, an attachment or addition
cordialin a friendly manner, nearly, cheery, a liqueur
debaclean overwhelming defeat, rout, a complete collapse or failure
embroilto involve in a conflict or difficulty, to throw into confusion
haphazardby chance, not planned, lacking order
improviseto compose or perform without preparation, to construct from available materials
palloran extreme or unnatural paleness
profusevery abundant, given or flowing freely
reconcileto restore to friendship, to settle, to resign (oneself)
shackleto put into chains, a chain, fetter
cleaveto cut or split open, to cling to
cornerstonethe starting point of a building, a fundamental principle or element
devitalizeto make weak or lifeless
exonerateto clear from a change or accusation
glibready and fluent in speech, thoughtless, insincere
inciteto rouse, stir up, urge on
influxa coming in, inflow
pedigreea list of ancestors, family tree, the history or origins of something
precipitousvery steep
threadbareshabby, old and worn
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Section 2

Question Answer
sacrilegeblasphemy
supplelithe
battlecontend
jointconcerned
huskybrawny
perceptibleappreciable
flippantirreverent
mistreatedmaltreat
cleverwily
mellowtemperate
unendurableintolerable
treasonoussubversive
prominentillustrious
think overponder
go paleblanch
break offsever
coterieclique
mass movementmigration
dwindlewarrie
ruralrustic
waywardperverse
groundlessvindicated
blitheuntenable
friendlybuoyant
parcel outversatile
lead in
sour
towering
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Section 3

Question Answer
dictatorialautocratic
naturalsynthetic
easylaborious
cruelhumane
benevolentVenomous s
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