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to cause constant or repeated trouble

Beleaguered

a person who starts a business and is willing to risk loss in order to make money

Entrepreneurs

belonging to, having the qualities of, or favoring aristocracy

aristocratic

a state of being a wanderer

vagrancy

a great disaster or complete failure

debacle

a strong desire to have or get money

avarice

bad or immoral behavior or habits

vice

the activity of raising plants or animals for food

husbandry

of or relating to the study of changes that occur in large groups of people over a period of time

demographics

hater of women

misogynistic

to go or move in different directions, to spread apart

dispersed

a number that shows how many people died in a particular place or during a particular time

mortality rate

not causing harm or damage

benign

used to describe something that exists but is not active or cannot be seen

latent

a person or event that quickly causes change or action

catalyst

very easy to see or notice

conspicuously

a belief or a way of thinking that is accepted as true or correct

orthodoxy

to name (things) one after another in a list

enumerated

having only one part

unicameral

an order to bring a jailed person before a judge or court to find out if that person should really be in jail

habeas corpus

disagreeing especially with an established religious or political system, organization, or belief

dissident

a person who owns a business or property

proprietorship

made up of the same kind of people or things

homogeneous

to place or set (something) firmly in something else

imbedded

to become liable or subject to

incurred

power or authority that is given to allow a person to act for someone else

proxy

not having or showing complete trust in someone or something that could be dangerous or cause trouble

wary

of or relating to growing crops

arable

to drive away by or as if by scattering

dispelled

made up of parts that are different

heterogeneous

someone who lives in a building or on land without the permission of the owner and without paying

squatters

not safe, strong, or steady

precarious

to gradually move or go into an area that is beyond the usual or desired limits

encroach

to strive to equal or excel

emulate

to increase the size or amount of (something)

augment

formed by adding together two or more amounts

aggregate

able to pay debts

solvent

traveling from place to place

itinerant

to grow or develop quickly

burgeoning

a bad quality in something or someone

demerit

a form of government in which a country is ruled by a person or group with total power

autocratic

actions or statements that trick people into believing something that is not true

chicanery

to keep something out or away

repel

not liking to work or be active

indolent

to agree to a request or a demand

accede

land of a particular kind

terrain

the art or skill of speaking or writing formally and effectively especially as a way to persuade or influence people

rhetoric

a stopping of some action

cessation

wrongly harming or using others for pleasure or profit

predatory

a self-appointed doer of justice

vigilantes

to make (someone) more friendly or less angry

conciliatory

a crude figure representing a hated person

burned in effigy

to officially end something

rescind

someone who very strongly supports and is guided by the ideology of a particular group

ideologue

feeling no fear

intrepid

a soldier who is paid by a foreign country to fight in its army

mercenaries

causing a strong feeling of sadness

poignant

not capable of being defended against attack or criticism

untenable

done in a private place or way

clandestine

a person who engages in irregular warfare

guerilla

a firm adherent to a party, faction, cause, or person

partisan

immoral or offensive

licentiousness

a state of lawlessness or political disorder due to the absence of governmental authority

anarchy

to cause (someone who is angry or upset) to become calm or quiet

pacify

to move back

recede

left in peace

unmolested

to cause someone to be loved or admired

enamored

to make something weak

debilitate

to decrease in value

depreciate

to describe something as unimportant

belittle

bringing thoughts, memories, or feelings into the mind

evocative

an active and persistent searcher

ferreted

to be in a state of agitation or intense activity

ferment

having or showing the proud and unpleasant attitude of someone who gives orders and expects other people to obey them

imperious

capable of being done or used

viable

belonging to the basic nature of someone or something

inherent

expressing feelings or opinions in a very loud or forceful way

vociferous

of or relating to money and especially to the money a government, business, or organization earns, spends, and owes

fiscal

a country's independent authority and the right to govern itself

sovereignty

the smallest number of people who must be present at a meeting in order for decisions to be made

quorum

a troublesome or intractable situation

mired

happy and confident

buoyant

a person who revolts against civil authority

insurgents

a situation in which no progress seems possible

impasse

something that shows what is coming

harbinger

stubbornly refusing to obey rules or orders

recalcitrant

to calm someone down

mollify

to separate something into smaller parts

dismember

polite and confident

urbanity

very difficult

arduous

ruled by a tyrant

despotism

people in the future

posterity

of or relating to farms and farming

agrarian

intruding where you are not wanted or welcome

intrusive

having or showing no understanding of what is proper or acceptable

crass

a method of examining and discussing opposing ideas in order to find the truth

dialectic

the power to give jobs or provide other help to people as a reward for their support

patronage

a large group of people who are involved in running a government but who are not elected

bureaucracy

hard to understand

abstruse

feeling or showing readiness to fight

belligerents

to be rude or impolite

insolence

a group within a larger group that has different ideas and opinions than the rest of the group

faction

excessively eager

voracious

to say or write very harsh and critical things someone or something

vilify

causing no injury, harmless

innocuous

to disperse throughout

disseminate

to cause something to lose its value or to have no effect

nullify

a situation in which no progress seems possible

logjam

to cause a bad situation to continue

perpetuate

prior in time, order, arrangement, or significance

precedent

the act of getting a title or right after the person who had that title or right before you has died or is no longer able or allowed to have it

succession

the crime of saying, writing, or doing something that encourages people to disobey their government

sedition

not truly honest or sincere

disingenuous

a practical approach to problems and affairs

pragmatism

a person who praises powerful people in order to get their approval

sycophant

causing hatred or strong dislike

odious

animals and plants especially a particular region

flora and fauna

to criticize (someone) in a loud and angry way

berate

used to describe something that is done without energy or enthusiasm because of habit or because it is expected

perfunctory

to divide the new house

reapportionment

a government order that limits trade in some way

embargo

keeping something out or away

repellant

to repeatedly change your opinions or desires

vacillate

to refuse to accept or support

repudiate

the crime of getting money from someone by the use of force or threats

extortion

not wise or sensible

imprudent

disagreement that causes the people in a group to argue about something that is important to them

dissension

of or relating to sailing on the sea

maritime

aiming for equal wealth, status, etc., for all people

egalitarian

very confident and daring

audacious

the use of tricks especially to hide, avoid, or get something

subterfuge

causing a strong feeling of dislike or disgust

repugnant

to make (something) illegal

proscribed

to cause (someone) to act in an angry, harmful, or violent way

incite

to describe (someone or something) as unimportant, weak, bad, etc.

disparaging

the power or right of a country, group, etc., to govern itself

autonomy

of, relating to, or used for a specific plan that is created to achieve a particular goal in war, politics, etc

tactical

of or relating to the government of a city or town

municipal

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