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abolish
to do away completly with something; put an end to
appeal
~a sincere or strong request for something that is needed; a quality or ability that attracts or interests people; a request to a high court for review of a legal decision
~to ask strongly for help, understanding, or something else needed; to be attractive or interesting; to request review of a legal decision
brittle
easily broken, snapped, or cracked; not flexible
condemn
to criticize a person or action as wrong, guilty or evil; to judge as guilty and to punish
descent
to move to a lower place from a high one; to come or be handed down from the past
dictator
a ruler or leader who has total power
expand
to open up, make or grow larger; to develope
famine
a severe shortage of food over a large area
portable
easily moved or carried
prey
~an animal hunted as food by another; someone or something that is helpless against attack
~(used with on or upon) to hunt for food; to harm rob, or take advantage of
thrifty
careful about spending money; tending to save money; managing money well
visual
having to do with sight or seeing