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despot - tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism
compulsory - obligatory; that must be done
explicit - totally clear; definite; outspoken
prolixity - tedious wordiness; verbosity; ADJ. prolix: wordy; verbose; diffuse
impeach - charge (a public official) with crime in office; raise doubts about; indict; Ex. impeach a witness's credibility
resumption - taking up again; recommencement; V. resume: begin or take up again; take or occupy again; Ex. Kindly resume your seats.
alliteration - repetition of beginning sound in poetry
mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive
diligence - steadiness of effort; persistent hard work
gingerly - very carefully; ADJ.