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despot
a tyrant or oppressor; or a ruler with absolute power
reactionary
an extreme conservative, or one who favors a movement back to a former or less advanced stage, especially in politics, economics, etc.(usually derogatory)
socialist
a believer in national ownership and operation of principal industries and services on a nonprofit basis
edict
a decree, or an official public proclamation or order
sedition
speech or action that causes discontent or rebellion against a government
(something that stirs up resistence)
martial
warlike, or relating to military life
tribunal
a court of justice or a place of judgment
(also bench judge sits on or any seat of judgment)
barrister
In England, a lawyer who pressent and pleads cases in court (counselor in America, unlike to solicitor/attorney)
filch
to pilfer or steal by snatching small objects
marauder
one who plunders or makes raids for booty or loot
legacy
money or other personal property given to another in a will; or anything handed down to a descendant or to future generations(legatee, synonym-bequest)
remittance
the sending or money to another person or place, or the sum of money so sent (remit)
franchise
a right or privilege granted by a government to an individual or a group
gratis
free or without payment or charge
liquidation
the clearing off or settling of debt, or the process or winding up the affairs of a company
pittance
a small allowance of money that is regarded as insufficient (also small amount or small charitable gift)
1) collateral
1) anything given or pledged as security for payment of a loan
2)collateral
2) secondary, indirect , or related but less important