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confidant - (confidante) trusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)
authoritarian - subordinating the individual to the state; completely dominating another's will; Ex. authoritarian regime/father
tremulous - trembling; wavering
predicament - difficult situation; tricky or dangerous situation; dilemma
optimum - most favorable; optimal; N: most favorable condition
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
collation - a light meal; collating
purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
vile - despicable; unpleasant; disgusting; Ex. vile slander
canvass - determine or seek opinions, votes, etc.; go through (a region) to solicit votes or orders; conduct a survey; N.