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Empire
1 a (1) : a major political unit having a territory of great extent or a number of territories or peoples under a single sovereign authority; especially : one having an emperor as chief of state (2) : the territory of such a political unit b : something resembling a political empire; especially : an extensive territory or enterprise under single domination or control
ambition
1 a : an ardent desire for rank, fame, or power
decree
1 : an order usually having the force of law
2 a : a religious ordinance enacted by council or titular head b : a foreordaining will
3 a : a judicial decision of the Roman emperor
exiled
to banish or expel from one's own country or home
campaign
1 : a connected series of military operations forming a distinct phase of a war
toleration
1 a : the act or practice of tolerating something b : a government policy of permitting forms of religious belief and worship not officially established
abolition
1 : the act of abolishing : the state of being abolished
serf
a member of a servile feudal class bound to the soil and subject to the will of his lord
civil
1 a : of or relating to citizens b : of or relating to the state or its citizenry
2 a : CIVILIZED <civil society> b : adequate in courtesy and politeness : MANNERLY