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proverbial
widely referred to
orchestrate
to coordinate
faze
to bother
altercation
noisy disputes
lavish
spending liberally or abundantly
ameliorate
to improve
intractable
not easily managed
profligate
recklessly wasteful
disaffected
no longer contented
bourgeoisie
middle class
apologist
person who defends or justifies a cause, a program, and so on
extravagant
excessive; beyond reasonable limits
liberal
person favoring civil liberties and the use of government to promote social programs
polar
occupying opposite extremes
consortium
association formed for joint ventures
federal
constituting the central government of a nation as opposed to states or other smaller governing units
premonition
forewarning
bureaucracy
government administration
lobbyist
private person who tries to influence in favor of a special interest
faction
group of people within a larger group