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authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
exemplify - show by example; furnish an example; serve as an example of; Ex. His pictures exemplify that sort of painting.
foment - stir up; incite; instigate; promote the growth of (something evil or unpleasant)
machinations - evil schemes or plots; schemes or plots to achieve an evil end; V. machinate
inevitable - unavoidable
militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
affable - easily approachable; easy to talk to; warmly friendly
frock - long loose garment (worn by monks)
serpentine - winding; twisting; of or like a serpent; Ex. serpentine course of the river; N. serpent: snake
assuage - mak less severe; ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)