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opaque - dark; not transparent; N. opacity
quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
improvident - thriftless; not providing for the future
hoard - stockpile; accumulate for future use; N: supply stored for future use
susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
jocose - given to(having a tendency of) joking
scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
imperious - domineering; too commanding; haughty; CF. imperial/emperor
chaotic - in utter disorder
patrimony - property inherited from a father