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canon
a basis for judgement
hegemony
leadership
oligarchy
form of gov. in which the rulling power lies in the hands of a select few
peonage
a system by which debtors are bound in servitude to their creditorsintil debts are paid
plebiscite
a direct vote of the qualified electors of a stae in regard to some important publi question
plenary
full
plenipotentiary
invested with or conferring full power
proxy
an agent or substitute
recession
the act of withdrawing or going back
regicide
the killing of a king
renascent
coming into being again
reprisal
the practice of using political or military foce without actully resorting to war
subversion
ruination or complete distruction
surrogate
a substitute
votary
a person bound by vows to live a life o freligious worship and service, as a monk or nun