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Hegemony

-n. leadership or dominance, especially by one country or social group over others


-EX: "Germany was united under Prussian hegemony after 1871"


-syn: leadership, dominion, sovereignty

Entrepôt

a port, city or other centre to which goods are brought for import and export, and for collection and distribution

Insidious

-adj. proceeding in a gradual, subtle way, but with harmful effects


-EX: sexually transmitted diseases can be insidious and sometimes without symptoms


-syn: stealthy, surreptitious, cunning




-treacherous; crafty


-EX: tangible proof of an insidious alliance