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Cannon fodder

People considered readily available and of little value.

2

Fodder

Raw material.

Food.

3

Abdicate

Surrender

Relinquish

4

Doctrine

A particular body of teachings

5

Liberty

Freedom from arbitrary or despotic rule.

Freedom from foreign rule.

6

Unalienable

Not capable of being sold or transferred.

7

Subjective

Biased.

The nature of an object as it exists in the mind, rather than the object itself.

8

Objective

Not influenced by personal feelings.

Unbiased.

9

Deliverance

Liberation, Salvation

Theology: Salvation from sin.

10

Moratorium

A suspension of activity.

11

Proxy

Substitute.
Agent of.

12

Tender

To offer.

Make a formal offer of.

13

Parse

To analyze.

To analyze one part of a sentence.

14

Headwind

A wind opposed to the course of a moving object.

15

Rebar

A steel bar used to reinforce concrete.

16

Bode

To be an omen of.

Example: The news bodes evil days for him.

17

Salubrious

Beneficial.
Healthy

18

Proverbial

Having become the object of a proverb (a short popular saying) or of common mention.
Example: the proverbial barn door which is closed too late.

19

Querulous

Full of complaints

20

Unilateral

Undertaken by one side only.
Not mutual.

21

Interventionism

The policy or doctrine of intervening, especially government interference in the affairs of another state.

22

Firmament

Sky.

Lid.

23

Dominion

Power of control (or governing authority) over.

To have dominion over something.

24

Discretionary

For any use or purpose one chooses.

25

(adj.) Derivative

Not original.
Secondary.

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Consolidate

To bring together separate parts into a unified whole.