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Adjudicate
Settle a dispute in the court of law
Agrarian
Pertaining to farming or agriculture
Allay
To reduce in intensity
Anticlimactic
Less important that expected
Bedevil
To cause distress or utterly onfused
Cession
To give in to someone, to yield to someone
De facto
In reality, in fact; exist without legal authority
Deterrent
Serves to discourage
Doldrums
In a period of inactiveness, stagnant, slump
Egalitarianism
Belief in human equality
Exigency
Urgency
Flagrant
Outrageously noticeable and offensive
Foment
To promote the growth or development of something
Inculcate
To teach by frequent repitition
Manifesto
Written statement that declares someones intentions
Mollify
To reduce in intensity or to soothe
Munificent
Very generous
Nefarious
Evil; wicked
Polity
Political organization or form of government
Precocious
To exhibit exceptional abilities at an early age
Prerogative
A privilege
Secession
To withdraw oneself from a group
Subsidy
A grant or gift of money to assist someone
Treatise
Written argument
Vex
To puzzle; to baffle; to distress