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archaic

characteristic of a much earlier or primitive period; antiquated; out of date

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archaic

characteristic of a much earlier or primitive period; antiquated; out of date

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archetype

an original model or type from which similar forms are copied

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archetype

an original model or type from which similar forms are copied

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archipelago

a group of many islands or the sea containing them; a group of separate entities contained within a defined area

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archipelago

a group of many islands or the sea containing them; a group of separate entities contained within a defined area

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arhive

the collected records o an organisation institution or public person

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arhive

the collected records o an organisation institution or public person

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anarchy

absence of any form of government or political authority lawlessness; disorder and confusion

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anarchy

absence of any form of government or political authority lawlessness; disorder and confusion

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oligarchy

government by the few, especially a faction of persons or families

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oligarchy

government by the few, especially a faction of persons or families

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demagogue

a leader or agitator who appeals to people's passions and prejudices rather than to their reason

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demagogue

a leader or agitator who appeals to people's passions and prejudices rather than to their reason

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dwmographer

one who studies the characteristics of populations and analyzes data such as members births deaths diseases and other vital statistics

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dwmographer

one who studies the characteristics of populations and analyzes data such as members births deaths diseases and other vital statistics

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endemic

commoy found in a particular region or among a particular people

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endemic

commoy found in a particular region or among a particular people

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pandemic

spread throughout a wide geographic area; worldwide

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pandemic

spread throughout a wide geographic area; worldwide

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gregarious

liking companionship; socialble; tending to live or move in groups of one's own kind

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gregarious

liking companionship; socialble; tending to live or move in groups of one's own kind

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aggregation

a large group or collection of people animals or things

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aggregation

a large group or collection of people animals or things

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egregious

extraordinarily bad; flagrant

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egregious

extraordinarily bad; flagrant

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icon

an image representation or symbol; a representation or pic of a sacred personage or event; a person greatly admired for a particular talent quality or service

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icon

an image representation or symbol; a representation or pic of a sacred personage or event; a person greatly admired for a particular talent quality or service

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iconoclastic

breakingiconoclastic reaming or destroying images; attacking or popular ideas institutions or conventions

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iconoclastic

breakingiconoclastic reaming or destroying images; attacking or popular ideas institutions or conventions

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conductive

promoting contributing; helpful

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conductive

promoting contributing; helpful

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induce

to persuade; to influence; to cause; to bring out

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induce

to persuade; to influence; to cause; to bring out

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traduce

to slander to speak falsely or maliciously

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traduce

to slander to speak falsely or maliciously

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redoubt

a small fort defending an Important point; a place of refuge or defense

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redoubt

a small fort defending an Important point; a place of refuge or defense

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hegemony

dominance esp. of one political body over another

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hegemony

dominance esp. of one political body over another

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exegesis

a thorough explanation or interpretation esp. of sacred text

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exegesis

a thorough explanation or interpretation esp. of sacred text

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annunciation

an announcement a proclamation the announcement by the angel gabriel to Mary that she would give birth to the son of God

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annunciation

an announcement a proclamation the announcement by the angel gabriel to Mary that she would give birth to the son of God

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renunciation

an action or statement in which something is given up rejected abandoned or sacrificed

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renunciation

an action or statement in which something is given up rejected abandoned or sacrificed

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polity

an organised society sic as a nation state church or other organisation having a specific form of government

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polity

an organised society sic as a nation state church or other organisation having a specific form of government

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politic

wise prudent sagacious, expedient taking advantage of the moment shrewd

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politic

wise prudent sagacious, expedient taking advantage of the moment shrewd

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potentate

monarch a ruler possessing great power

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potentate

monarch a ruler possessing great power

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regalia

emblems and symbols of royalty rank office or institution finery elaborate attire

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regalia

emblems and symbols of royalty rank office or institution finery elaborate attire

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regency

the office or period of office of a regent one who administers for a monarch ESP. in England and France; a style of dress furniture and architecture characteristic of the regency period in england

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regency

the office or period of office of a regent one who administers for a monarch ESP. in England and France; a style of dress furniture and architecture characteristic of the regency period in england

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viceroy

a governer or ruler exercising authority on behalf of a sovereign in a province or colony

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viceroy

a governer or ruler exercising authority on behalf of a sovereign in a province or colony