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imperial - like an emperor; related to an empire; CF. imperialism
guise - outward appearance; costume; Ex. in a new guise
frantic - wild; distraught as from fear or worry; Ex. frantic with fear
artifacts - object made by human beings, either hand-made or mass-produced
assert - state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence
bristling - rising like bristles; showing irritation
motley - multi-colored (as of a garment worn by a jester); mixed; heterogeneous; CF. jester: one who jests (as a paid fool at medieval courts)
functionary - official (who performs a particular function)
wastrel - waster; profligate
explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable