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condescend - (derog.) bestow courtesies with a superior air; descend to the level of one considered inferior
glower - scowl; glare; look or stare angrily
dolt - slow-thinking stupid person; CF. dull
marshal - put in order; guide ceremoniously to the correct place; Ex. marshal the children into the museum; N: military officer; official
philology - study of language or words
sovereign - ruler in a monarchy; ADJ: (of a country) independent and self-governing; having supreme power; supreme; excellent
compound - combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex
optional - not compulsory; left to one's choice; N. option: act of choosing; choice; freedom or power to choose; something available as a choice; Ex. have no option; Ex. two options
clairvoyant - having foresight; fortuneteller; N. clairvoyance
scenario - plot outline; screenplay(script for a movie); opera libretto; outline of possible future events