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McMaster Power Words list 6

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despot
a cruel and oppressive dictator
hegemony
the domination of one state over its allies
qualm
uneasiness about the fitness of an action
perspicacious
acutely insightful and wise
pungent
sharp biting or acrid especially in taste or smell
callow
lacking experience of life
chary
characterized by great cautious and wariness
fallacy
a misconception resulting from incorrect reasoning
furtive
secret and sly or sordid
insipid
lacking interest or significance
oscillate
move or swing from side to side regularly
acquiesce
to agree or express agreement
vigilant
carefully observant or attentive
impugn
attack as false or wrong
uniformity
the quality of lacking diversity or variation
anecdote
short account of an incident (especially a biographical one)
conspicuous
obvious to the eye or mind
savvy
the cognitive condition of someone who understands; smart
linger
leave slowly and hesitantly
lofty
very high; noble
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