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Words from the week of 8/10/2018
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'government by the worst people'
'a morally repulsive or odious person'
'arousing or appealing to sexual desire'
'a member of a small group which exercises control of government'
'insincere to the point of being deceitful'
'to take testimony from especially by deposition'
'containing or including many items'
'anger and bitterness'
'to criticize very harshly'
'the systematic use of terror especially as a means of coercion'
'the quality of being open, sincere, and honest'
'the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes'
'a lie about a small or unimportant matter'
'not knowing' or 'not intended'
'reflecting English and American jurisprudence'
'of or relating to clothes'
'to beset or victimize in two opposite ways at once'
'the crime of trying to overthrow your country's government'
'removing sensitive information'
'false' or 'of a deceitful nature'
'wrongdoing or misconduct'
'an insignificant person or thing'
"a period of time when an employee is told not to come to work and is not paid"
'a strutting supercilious person'
'a written defamatory statement'
excessive admiration or flattery
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