26 terms

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abolish
formally put to an end
abdicate
renounce ones throne
absolve
set or declare someone free from blame, guilt, or responsibility
acquiesce
accept something reluctantly but without protest
amend
make minor changes in order to make it more fair or more accurate/up to date
arbitrary
based on rndom choices or personal choice rather than any reason or system
ascertain
find something out for certain
assent
expression of approval or agreement
compulsory
required by law or a rule
derive
obtain something; to get
disparage
regard or represent as being of little worth
ideology
The system of ideas and ideals especially one that forms the basis of economic or political theory and policy
inalienable
unable to be take away from or given away by the possessor
infamous
well known for some bad deed/quality
prerequisite
thing that is required as a prior condition for something else to happen or exist
prohibit
formally forbid by law, rule, or other authority
proscribe
forbid, especially by law
ramification
a consequence of an action or event especially when complex or unwelcome
rectitude
morally correct behavior or thinking
redress
remedy or set right
relinquish
voluntarily cease to keep or claim
sovereign
king or queen who is supreme ruler or a country
transient
lasting only for a short time
ubiquitous
present, appearing, or found everywhere. (Iphones)
pervasive
spreading widely throughout an area or a group of people
usurp
take a position of power or importance illegally or by force