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DUCO, DUCERE, DUXI, DUCTUM
<L. "to lead"
conducive
promoting; contributing (used with to); helpful
induce
1. to persuade; to influence
2. to cause; to bring about
traduce
to slander; to speak falsely or maliciously of
redoubt
1. a small fort defending an important point
2. a place of refuge or defense
HEGAISTHAI
<G. "to lead"
hegemony
dominance, esp. of one political bodyover another
exegesis
a thorough explanation or interpretation, esp. of a sacred test
NUNCIO, NUNCIARE, NUNCIAVI, NUNCIATUM
<L. "to announce"
annunciation
1. an announcement; a proclamation
2. (often capitalized) in Christian though, the announcement by the angel Gabriel to Mary that she would give birth to the son of God
renunciation
an action or statement in which something is given up, rejected, abandoned, or sacrificed
POLIS
POLITIKOS
<G. "city"
<G. "citizen"
polity
an organized society, such as a nation, state, church, or other organization, having a specific form of government
politic
1. wise; prudent; sagacious
2. expedient; taking advantage of the moment; shrewd
POSSUM, POSSE, POTUI
<L. "to be able" "to have power"
potentate
monarch; a ruler possesing great power
puissant
mighty; powerful; forceful
REX, REGIS
<L. "king"
regalia
1. emblems and symbols of royalty, rank, office, or institution
2. finery; elaborate attire
regency
1. the office or period of office of a regent; one who administers for a monarch, esp (sometimes capitalized) in England (1811-1820) and in France (1715-1723)
2. a style of dress, furniture, and architecture characteristic of the regency period in England
viceroy
a governor or ruler exercising authority on behalf of a sovereign in a province or colony