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DUCO
(L) to lead
conductive
adj. promoting; contributing(used with to); helpful
induce
v. 1. to persuade; to influence

2. to cause; to bring about
traduce
v. to slander; to speak falsely or maliciously of
redoubt
n. 1. a small fort defending an important point

2. a place of refuge or defense
HEGAISTHAI
(G) to lead
hegemony
n. dominance, especially of one political body over another
exegesis
n. a thorough explanation or interpretation, especially of a sacred text
NUNCIO
(L) to announce
annunciation
n. 1. an announcement; a proclamation

2. (ofted capitalized) the announcement of the Incarnation made to the Virgin Mary by the angel Gabriel
renunciation
n. an action or statement in which something is given up, rejected, abandoned, or sacrificed
POLIS
(G) city
POLITIKOS
(G) citizen
polity
n. an organized society, such as a nation, state, church, or other organization, having a specific form of government
politic
adj. 1. wise; prudent; sagacious

2. expident; taking advantage of the moment; shrewd
POSSUM
(L) to be able, to have power
potentate
n. monarch; a ruler possessing great power
puissant
adj. mighty; powerful; forceful
REX
(L) king
regalia
n. 1. emblems and symbols of royalty, rank, office, or institution

2. finery; elaborate attire
regency
n. the office or period of office of a regent; one who administers for a monarch, especially in England and in France

adj. & n. a style of dress, furniture, and architecture characteristic of the the regency period in England
viceroy
n. a governor or ruler exercising authority on behalf of a sovereign in a province or colony