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capricious - unpredictable; fickle
apocalyptic - prophetic; pertaining to revelations especially of disaster; N. apocalypse
patrician - noble; aristocratic; N: person of high rank; aristocrat; CF. member of the governing classes in ancient Rome; CF. plebian
dehydrate - remove water from; dry out
environ - enclose; surround; N. environs: surrounding area (as of a city)
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
optimist - person who looks on the bright side; N. optimism
castrate - remove the sex organs (of a male animal or person)