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interplanetary
something occurring between planets
supernatural
above nature or unexplainable by natural law
villainy
outrageous wickedness
vaudeville
a form of popular entertainment in the U.S. from the late 1800s to the early 1900s.
chiseled
to have been tricked or cheated
beckoning
to summon by a not or gesture
parchment
a thick writing material made from the skins of sheep, goats, and other animals
incumbent
one who currently holds a political office
anecdote
short, amusing or interesting stories about real persons or events
capitol
the building in which a legislative body meets
annexation
adding or joining of territory into an existing governmental unit
dark horse
an unexpected candidate
alderman
the leader of a political district for a city or town government
appropriate
to set aside for a special purpose
fascism
political philosophy, movement, or regime that exalts nation and often race above the individual
ebullition
an outburst of spontaneous, wild energy
stile
a set of steps leading over a fence or wall
nettles
shrubs with coarse, stinging hairs
degradation
decline to a low, destitute, or demoralized state
nubulous
any of numerous clouds of gas or dust in interstellar space