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despot - tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
pellucid - transparent; limpid(crystal clear); clear in meaning; easy to understand
crust - hard outer covering (as of earth or snow)
potential - expressing possibility; latent; N: capacity for growth
purveyor - furnisher of foodstuffs; caterer; V. purvey: supply (eg. food); furnish; CF. provide
travail - strenuous work; toil; painful labor; labor of childbirth
resumption - taking up again; recommencement; V. resume: begin or take up again; take or occupy again; Ex. Kindly resume your seats.
carapace - shell covering the back (of a turtle, tortoise, crab, etc.)
disarray - state of disorder; a disorderly or untidy state; Ex. with her clothes in disarray