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Vocabulary 6.1-6.3

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authentic
genuine, real, reliable, trustworthy
autobiography
story of a person's life written by the person himself or herself
autocrat
rule exercising self-derived, absolute power, despot, dictator
autograph
person's signature written by himself or herself
automatic
acting by itself, self regulating
automation
technique of making a process self-operating by means of built-in electronic controls
automaton
purely mechanical person following a routine; robot
autonomy
right of self-government; independent; sovereign
autopsy
medical examination of a dead body to determine the cause of death; postmortem examination
aristocracy
government or country governed by a small privileged upper class, ruling class of nobles; nobility; privileged
bureaucracy
government or country governed by one individual with self-derived unlimited power
democracy
government by bureaus or groups of officials; administration characterized by excessive red tape and routine
democracy
government or country governed by the people; rule by majority
plutocracy
government or country governed by the rich
technocracy
government or country governed by technical experts
aristocrat
advocate of aristocracy, member of the aristocracy, noble, patrician
democrat
member of the Democratic party
bureaucrat
member of the Bureaucracy
plutocrat
member of the Plutocracy
technocrat
member of a technocracy
demagogue
political leader who stirs up the people for personal atvantage; rabble-rouser
democratic
based on the principles of democracy, or government by the people
democratize
make democratic
epidemic
affecting many people in an area at the same time; widespread
Epidemic
outbreak of a rapidly spreading, contagious disease affecting many people at the same time; plague; rash