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dispense - distribute; prepare and give out (medicines); N. dispensation: dispensing; religious system; official exemption from an obligation or a rule
complicity - participation; involvement (in a questionable act or a crime)
effectual - able to produce a desired effect; valid
disparage - belittle
restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
authoritarian - subordinating the individual to the state; completely dominating another's will; Ex. authoritarian regime/father
repeal - revoke; annul
cadet - student at a military school
anodyne - drug that relieves pain or trouble;
jettison - throw overboard (from a ship or plane)