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patriarch - father and ruler of a family or tribe
rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
redress - remedy; compensation; Ex. seek redress for the damage to your car; V: put right; remedy or rectify (a wrong); make amends for
torque - twisting force; force producing rotation
entail - make necessary; require; necessitate; involve; limit the inheritance of (property) to a specified succession of heirs; Ex. entail A on/upon B
slapdash - hasty and careless; haphazard; sloppy(carelessly done)
agape - openmouthed
hideous - repulsive to the sight; ugly; repugnant; Ex. hideous face/scream
desperate - having lost all hope; despairing; reckless and violent because of loss of hope or despair; undertaken as a last resort
droop - bend or hang downward; become weakened; Ex. His shoulders drooped with tiredness; N.