10 terms

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aristocracy
n. 1. privileged minority or upper class. 2. government by the upper class
charisma
n. allure; special quality of leardership that inspires devotion
coup
n. overthrow of the government; revolt
elite
n. best or most powerful group. adj. selected as the best
figurehead
n. a person in a position of leadership who has no real power
inflation
n. a price hike spiral causing a decrease in the value of money
infrastructure
n. 1. foundation countries depend on , such as roads and power plants. 2. the basic features of an organization
rampant
adj. spreding uncontrolled; widespread
regime
n. goverment; period of time that a person or political system is in power
revere
v. to look up to; to respect highly