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v
1. to consent; to agree (used w/ to)
2. to take office; to become a ruler(used w/ to)
accede
n
1. a rhythmic flow of sound, as in poetry or oratory, or of movement, as in marching or dancing
cadence
n
1. the use of moral principles to reason what is right or wrong in everyday situations (usually associated w/ a morality that emph. adherence to laws)
2.subtle but misleading or false application of reasoning; a quibbling or evasive way of making difficult decisions
casuistry
v
1. to yield or surrender rights or possessions usually officially
cede
n
1. uneasiness caused by guilt; remorse; scruples
compunction
n
1. the act of granting/ yielding
2. permission by authority for special use, esp the privilege of setting up a business in a certain place or the place itself
concession
adj
1. declining/decaying (applied to a condition, things,people)
n
1. a person who is decaying mentally/morally
2.(capitalized)a member of a group of 19th cent French or Eng artists who were aspired by artificial&morbid things
decadent
n
1. destruction; plunder
depredation
v
1. to omit; to delete; to obliterate
expunge
v
1. to act on another's behalf
2. to mediate in a dispute; to seek to reconcile differences
intercede
n
1. (capitalized) the parts of the world that lie west of Asia, esp the countries of Europe& west hemisphere
Occident
adj
1. preying on other animals
2. plundering; exploiting or victimizing others
predatory
adj
1. precise; scrupulous; attentive to details, esp. of etiquette
punctilious
adj.
1. having a strong, biting taste or smell
pungent
n
1. a relapse into a former habit, esp. criminal or antisocial behavior
recidivism