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Beleaguered

Pestered

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Entrepreneur

A person who organizes and manages any enterprise, especially a business, usually with considerable initiative and risk

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Aristocratic

Government by those considered to be the best or most able people in the state

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Vagrancy

Homelessness, wanderer

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Debacle

A general breakup or dispersion. Sudden downfall.

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Avarice

Greed for extreme wealth

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Vice

An immoral or evil habit or practice

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Husbandry

The cultivation and production of edible crops or of foods for animals.

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Demographics

A social statistic of human population.

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Misogynistic

Reflecting or exhibiting hatred towards women.

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Dispersed

To scatter, or to cause to vanish.

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Mortality rate

The number of deaths per years as a percentage

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Benign

Having a kindly disposition.

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Latent

Present but not visible or apparent.

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Catalyst

Something that causes activity between two or more persons or forces without itself being affected.

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Conspicuously

Easily seen or noticed

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Orthodoxy

Adherence to accepted norms, especially in religion.

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Enumerated

To mention separately as if in counting, name one by one.

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Unicameral

Consisting of one single chamber, as a legislative assembly.

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Habeas Corpus

A law requiring a person to be brought to court or before a judge. Used as a protection against illegal imprisonment.

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Dissident

Disagreeing or dissenting, as in opinion or attitude.

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Proprietorship

The owner of a business establishment.

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Homogenous

Corresponding in structure because of a common origin.

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Imbedded

Fix (an object) firmly and deeply in a surrounding mass.

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Incurred

Become subject to (something unpleasant) as a result of ones own behavior or actions.

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Proxy

The agency, function, or power of a person authorized to act as the substitute for another.