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Authoritarian

Expecting to or requiring people to obey laws or rules

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Avow

Declare or state something in an open and public way

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Baleful

Having or sharing a tendency to argue or fight

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Biennial

Happening every two years

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Bilious

Angry or bad tempered

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Bumptious

Proud or confident in a loud and rude way that annoys other people

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Bureaucracy

Complicated government

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Cabal

Small group of people who work together secretly

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Cadaver

Dead body usually used for science

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Camaraderie

Feeling of good friendship among people in a group

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Captious

Someone who likes to cause trouble for no reason

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Cardiology

Study of the heart and it's actions or diseases

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Caste

Division of society based upon differences of wealth, occupation, and rank

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Churlish

Not polite

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Notorious

Well known or famous in a bad way

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Iniquity

Quality of being unfair or evil

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Scourge

Someone or something that causes a great amount of pain or suffering

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Citadel

Caste or fort that is used to protect people

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Ideology

Study of god and gods relation to the world

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Paradox

Statement that seems to say opposite things

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Injunctions

Order from the court of law that says something that must or mustn't be done

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Faction

Group within a larger group that has different ideas than the rest of the group

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Demonic

Caused or done by a demon or spirit

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Prodigious

Great danger; large in volume

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Defamation

Act of lying in order to harm a persons reputation

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Dionysiac

Of or relating to the human emotions; only enjoying yourself with no morals