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Julius Caesar

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replication
(n) the process of repeating, duplicating, or reproducing something
concave
(adj) curved inward like the inner surface of a bowl or sphere
base
(adj) lacking proper social values or moral principles
servile
(adj) too willing to agree with somebody or to do whatever demeaning thing somebody wants
intermit
(v) to discontinue doing something temporarily
throng
(n) a large crowd of people or objects
countenance
(n) somebody's face or the expression on it
vex
(v) to make somebody annoyed or upset
construe
(v) to interpret or understand the meaning of a word, gesture, or action in a particular way
cogitation
(n) deep thought or consideration that somebody gives to a particular problem or subject
lamentation
(n) an act or expression of grief or sorrow
yoke
(n) a wooden frame for harnessing two draft animals; an archway made of crossed spears under which defeated enemies of the ancient Romans were forced to march
accoutrement
(n) a piece of military equipment carried by soldiers in addition to standard uniform and weapons
buffet
(v) to proceed under difficult conditions
sinew
(n) a muscle or tendon
underling
(n) a servant or subordinate of somebody else, especially someone regarded as of little worth or importance
conjure
(v) to call upon or order a supposed supernatural force or being
brook
(v) to put up with something
chide
(v) to reproach or scold someone gently
rout
(n) a noisy and disorganized group of people
controversy
(n) disagreement on a contentious topic
entreat
(v) to beg somebody for something, often repeatedly
repute
(v) to establish oneself as having good character or standing
liable
(adj) likely to experience or do something, often something unpleasant or hazardous
fain
(adj) willing or eager; forced by obligation or circumstance
rabblement
(n) a noisy, unruly situation or crowd
amiss
(adj) incorrect, inappropriate, or not as it should be
infirmity
(n) a weakness or failing in somebody's character; any medical condition that causes a lack of strength and viatlity
enterprise
(n) a new, often risky venture that involves confidence and initiative
obscurely
(adv) in a way that is not clear, definite, or easy to understand
exalt
(v) to praise of worship somebody or something
incense
(v) to make somebody extremely angry
portentous
(adj) ominous, prophetic, foreshadowing something unpleasant
herald
(n) someone or something that brings or announces important news
ordinance
(n) a law or rule made by authority
tyrant
(n) an absolute ruler who exercises power cruelly and unjustly
factious
(adj) liable to cause, taking part in, or typical of conflict within a group
redress
(n) compensation or reparation for a loss or a wrong a party has experienced
consequence
(n) something that follows as a result;importance or significance
gait
(n) a way of walking, running, or moving along on foot
praetor
(n) in ancient Rome, any of several magistrates ranking immediately below the consuls andacting as chief law officers of the state
bestow
(v) to present something to somebody