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insolence - impudent disrespect; haughtiness; ADJ. insolent; CF. haughty + rude
incarcerate - imprison
garish - overbright in color; unpleasantly bright; gaudy
gerrymander - change voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander
soothsayer - one who foretells the future
subsidy - direct financial aid by government, etc.; V. subsidize: assist with a subsidy
apogee - highest point; the point farthest from the earth; OP. perigee
lethal - deadly
authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
artisan - a manually skilled worker