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to acknowledge as true or read, often unwillingly
concede
no longer living; dead
deceased
a path or means of going out; an exit
egress
a degree or stage in a series of gradual changes
gradation
the degree to which something inclines; slope
gradient
someone or something that comes before another in time, especially in an office or position
predecessor
to go back; to return to a previous condition
regress
the act or withdrawing formally from membership in an organization
secession
to go beyond or over a limit or boundary
transgress
not having occured before; novel
unprecendented
similar in certain qualities, circumstances, or uses
analogous
direct contrast; opposition
antithesis
having like traits; similar
comparable
to differ or move away from a specified course or prescribed mode of behavior
deviate
to serve as the distinctio between
differentiate
the condition or fact of being unequal in age, rank, or degree
disparity
consisting of dissimilar elements or parts; miscellaneous
heterogeneous
consisting of elements of a similar or related nature; uniform in structure
homogeneous
a subtle or slight degree of difference
nuance
equivalent in significance, effect, or value
tantamount
independence; the quality of being self-governing
autonomy
a ruler having absolute power or authority; a tyrant
despot
characteristic of a social and economic system of governmentused in Europe
feudal
dominion or control, particularly of one country over others
hegemony
an order of persons or entities classified according to authority, rank, or importance
hierarchy
a right or privilage, particularly a hereditary or official one
prerogative
a government or any other administrative organ in power
regime
the chief of state, usually in a monarchy
sovereign
referring to a government that exercises control over all aspects or life
totalitarian
to seizr and retain the rights, power, property, or position of another without legal authority
usurp