SSDS LA-8 List 10

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anarchy

n, a state of lawlessness and disorder (usually resulting from a failure of government)

authoritarian

adj, , characteristic of an absolute ruler or absolute rule

conservative

adj, unimaginatively conventional, a person who believes government power, particularly in the economy, should be limited in order to maximize individual freedom

delegate

n, v,, a person appointed or elected to represent others, give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)

dominion

n, control; rule; area of influence

impeach

v, to formally charge a public official with misconduct in office

inaugurate

v, to install in office with a formal ceremony

liberal

adj, n, showing or characterized by broad-mindedness, a person who favors a political philosophy of progress and reform and the protection of civil liberties

Spartan

adj , unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment

tyrant

n, a cruel and oppressive dictator

dramatis personae

n, cast of characters in a drama, or more generally, participants in an event.

aside

n, a line spoken by an actor to the audience but not intended for others on the stage

exit / exuent

v, s/he leaves; everyone leaves

soliloquy

n, a (usually long) dramatic speech intended to give the illusion of unspoken reflections, a speech in which the speaker is alone on stage and directly addresses the audience with his/her true thoughts/feelings

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