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frivolous

lack of seriousness; self-indulgently care free

ideological

pertaining to the study of ideas

flout

to treat with disdain, scorn, or contempt; scoff at; mock:

brandish

flourish or wave (show off?)

arbitrary

seems chosen at random rather than following a rule

pithy

concise and forcefully expressive; brief

immured

enclose or confine

revolting

disgusting, repulsive; rebellious

fascism

government system lead by dictator

ecumenical

general, universal

entropy

inevitable social decline and degeneration

cerebration

use the mind; think about

vassals

a person holding similar relation to a superior

fulminating

issuing denunciations

opining

express an opinion

inveigle

entice, lure, acquire

lurid

horrible in fierceness or savagery

circumspect

to think carefully about pote

analogous

comparable

detrimental

harmful

extol

praise

palisade

fence made of posts

prescient

having fore-knowledge



undermined

damaged; attacked

anarchy

chaos; lack of government

cavalcade

procession of vehicles

extradite

deport from one country back to the home country

magnate

powerful businessman

palliative

remedy that improves but doesn't cure; alleviate