to grow by rapid production of new parts, cells, buds, or offspring
to lower in rank or reputation
an excess in expenditure over revenue
to push or drive (someone or something) forward or in a particular direction
division among the members of a group that occurs because they disagree on
of or relating to the government of a city or town
the power or right of a country to govern itself
military weapons that are used to fight in a war
to buy off by concessions usually at a sacrifice of principles
the feelings and beliefs of people who think that their country is always right and who are in favor of aggressive acts against other countries
a council or committee for political or governmental purposes
of, relating to, or characterized, by learning
a characteristic of an isolated people; having or reflecting a narrow point of view
an act or process of serving as guardian or protector
a decision that a group of people will not be punished or that a group of prisoners will be allowed to go free.
(of a person) unable to keep still or silent and becoming increasingly difficult to control, esp. because of impatience, dissatisfaction, or boredom.
Causing annoyance or difficulty
incapable of being taken by assault
Something (such as a problem or type of behavior) that is unusual or unexpected
a group of business people working together
someone who protects or is responsible for money, property, etc, a person whose job is to manage the land and property of another person
a small amount of something; an amount that is less than what is needed
to muddle through; to mix up in a confused way
expressing opinions or criticism in a very forceful and often annoying or unpleasant way
to corrupt, debase, or make impure by the addition of a foreign or inferior substance or element
a process of settling an argument or disagreement in which the people or groups on both sides present their opinions and ideas to a third person or group
containing or made up of fundamentally different and often incongruous elements
a view that ethical truths depend on the individuals and groups holding them
characterized by warmth of feeling typically expressed in eager zealous support or activity; having or showing very strong feelings
the use of laborers bound in servitude because of debt
Market situation in which producers are so few that the actions of each of them have an impact on price and on competitors.
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