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Amalgamation
Consolidation, merger.
Amnesty
Pardon granted by a government, especially for political offenses
Ascendancy
Superiority or decisive advantage; domination.
assimilation
Process in which a minority group gradually adopts the customs of the prevailing culture.
Cognizance
Awareness
Compulsory
Required; obligatory.
Conciliation
The overcoming of distrust; re-establishment of good will and trust.
Contraband
Goods prohibited by law.
Defalcation
The misuse of funds.
Demagogy
The character or practices of a leader who obtains power through appeals to the emotions of common people.
Deprecate
To express disapproval
Despotism
Absolute power or authority.
Effectually
In a way that produces a desired effect.
Emasculate
To deprive of strength and vigor; to weaken
Exhortation
Speech that encourages or advises.
Exigency
Pressing or urgent situation
Exonerate
To free from blame.
Gaunt
Thin and bony
Guise
False appearance; pretense
Incongruous
Incompatible; lacking in harmony