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bureaucracy

n. administrative system with many rules

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demagogue

n. political agitator

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diplomatic

adj. tactful (having skill in dealing with difficult/ delicate situations; having keen sense of what is appropriate/ tasteful/ pleasing), political

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egalitarian

adj. promoting equality

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elitist

adj. snobbish

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inferior

adj. lower in rank

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mandate

n. command

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manifesto

n. proclamation, political platform (document stating aims and principles of a political party)

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mercenary

n. hired soldier

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monarch

n. absolute ruler

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nepotism

n. favoritism toward relatives (in business and politics)

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officious

adj. bossy

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pacifist

n. peace-lover

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partisan

adj. biased

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perquisite

n. perk

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propaganda

n. (mis)information, bogus (not genuine) publicity

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relegate

v. downgrade

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sedition

n. rebellion

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autonomous

adj. independent

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sovereign

adj. independent