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Flashcards in Ivy Global Deck 9 Deck (30):
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Plead

V.
To humbly request help

2

Pardon

V.
To forgive
N.
Formal forgiveness

3

Condone

V.
To forgive or excuse

4

Thwart

V.
To prevent someone from doing something

5

Mediate

V.
To resolve differences between sides

6

Righteous

Adj.
Following just and moral principles

7

Virtuous

Adj.
Morally excellent

8

Notorious

Adj.
Having a bad reputation

9

Repress

V.
Go put down by force or intimidation

10

Oppression

N.
Keeping down by force

11

Authoritarian

Adj.
Requiring absolute obedience, enforcing strong politics

12

Tyrant

N.
A cruel and oppressive ruler

13

Lax

Adj.
Loose, not strict

14

Resign

V.
To accept a hopeless situation, to step down from a position of power

15

Endorse

V.
To give support or approval

16

Novice

N.
A beginner

17

Naïve

Adj.
Inexperienced, lacking knowledge

18

Diplomacy

N.
Negotiations between nations or groups

19

Allegiance

N.
Loyalty, commitment

20

Intervene

V.
To come between or get involved

21

Autonomous

Adj.
Independent, self-ruling

22

Sovereign

N.
A ruler or head of government
Adj.
Independent

23

Convene

V.
To gather to hold a meeting

24

Converge

V.
To come together

25

Consensus

N.
General agreement

26

Dissent

V.
To protest or disagree

27

Transgress

V.
To violate a law or boundary

28

Explicit

Adj.
Very specifically and clearly stated

29

Overt

Adj.
Open and observable, not secret

30

Negligent

Adj.
Neglectful, careless, irresponsible