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overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate
quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
rile - irritate; vex; muddy
edict - decree (especially one issued by a sovereign); official command
droop - bend or hang downward; become weakened; Ex. His shoulders drooped with tiredness; N.
latent - present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential
uninhibited - having no inhibitions; free in behavior and feelings
laggard - slow; sluggish; N: one who lags; straggler
welter - confusion; turmoil; confused mass; bewildering jumble; Ex. welter of data