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seclusionist

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wonk

  • noun an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious
    grind; dweeb; nerd; swot.

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cunctative

Slow; tardy; dilatory; causing delay.

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wonk

  • noun an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious
    grind; dweeb; nerd; swot.

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delibrate

To strip off the bark; to peel. Obs. Ash.

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disfavor

  • noun the state of being out of favor
    disfavour.
    • he is in disfavor with the king
  • noun an inclination to withhold approval from some person or group
    dislike; disapproval; disfavour.

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abstentionist

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isolationistic

  • adjective of or relating to isolationism
    isolationist.

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fiasco

  • noun a sudden and violent collapse
    debacle.

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formulators

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reflationary

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trilemma

(Logic) A syllogism with three conditional propositions, the major premises of which are disjunctively affirmed in the minor. See Dilemma.

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unvalued

  • adjective satellite having value that is not acknowledged
    unappreciated; unsung.

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disfavor

  • noun the state of being out of favor
    disfavour.
    • he is in disfavor with the king
  • noun an inclination to withhold approval from some person or group
    dislike; disapproval; disfavour.

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machiavelian

Of or pertaining to Machiavel, or to his supposed principles; politically cunning; characterized by duplicity or bad faith; crafty.

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guidance

  • noun something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action
    counseling; direction; counsel; counselling.
  • noun the act of guiding or showing the way
    steering.

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antinarcotics

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reappraise

  • verb appraise anew
    • Homes in our town are reappraised every five years and taxes are increased accordingly

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chokehold

  • noun complete power over a person or situation
    stranglehold; throttlehold.
    • corporations have a stranglehold on the media
    • the president applied a chokehold to labor disputes that inconvenienced the public
  • noun a restraining hold; someone loops the arm around the neck of another person in a tight grip, usually from behind
    choke hold.
    • he grabbed the woman in a chokehold, demanded her cash and jewelry, and then fled

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deaccession

  • verb sell (art works) from a collection, especially in order to raise money for the purchase of other art works
    • The museum deaccessioned several important works of this painter

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fiasco

  • noun a sudden and violent collapse
    debacle.

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antilabour

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indemnify

  • verb secure against future loss, damage, or liability; give security for
    • This plan indemnifies workers against wages lost through illness
  • verb make amends for; pay compensation for
    repair; compensate; recompense.
    • One can never fully repair the suffering and losses of the Jews in the Third Reich
    • She was compensated for the loss of her arm in the accident

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noninterventionist

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gridlock

  • noun a traffic jam so bad that no movement is possible

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russify

To Russianize; as, to Russify conquered tribes. Russky Pl. Russkies, a Russian [Colloq.]

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bandwagon

  • noun a popular trend that attracts growing support
    • when they saw how things were going everybody jumped on the bandwagon
  • noun a large ornate wagon for carrying a musical band
    • the gaudy bandwagon led the circus parade

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tariff

  • noun a government tax on imports or exports
    duty.
    • they signed a treaty to lower duties on trade between their countries
  • verb charge a tariff
    • tariff imported goods

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slippage

  • noun a decrease of transmitted power in a mechanical system caused by slipping
  • noun decline from a standard level of performance or achievement

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byob

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applier

  • noun a person who requests or seeks something such as assistance or employment or admission
    applicant.
  • noun a device for applying a substance
    applicator.

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maven

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; virtuoso; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.

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counterterrorist

  • noun someone who attempts to prevent terrorism
  • adjective intended to prevent terrorism
    counterterror.
    • the government took counterterror measures

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stalemate

  • noun a situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible
    dead end; impasse; deadlock; standstill.
    • reached an impasse on the negotiations
  • noun drawing position in chess: any of a player's possible moves would place his king in check

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reconcentration

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debacle

  • noun a sudden and violent collapse
    fiasco.
  • noun flooding caused by a tumultuous breakup of ice in a river during the spring or summer

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deaccession

  • verb sell (art works) from a collection, especially in order to raise money for the purchase of other art works
    • The museum deaccessioned several important works of this painter

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formulator

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reorientation

  • noun a fresh orientation; a changed set of attitudes and beliefs
  • noun the act of changing the direction in which something is oriented
    change of direction.

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adventurist

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misjudgements

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antimonopoly

  • adjective satellite of laws and regulations; designed to protect trade and commerce from unfair business practices
    antitrust.

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implementors

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exterminatory

Of or pertaining to extermination; tending to exterminate. "Exterminatory war." Burke.

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liberalization

  • noun the act of making less strict
    liberalisation; relaxation.

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guestworker

  • noun a person with temporary permission to work in another country
    guest worker.
    • a Moroccan guestworker in Canada was accused of aiding terrorists

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advocacy

  • noun active support of an idea or cause etc.; especially the act of pleading or arguing for something
    protagonism.

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neocolonialist

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implement

  • noun instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end
  • verb apply in a manner consistent with its purpose or design
    • implement a procedure

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exclusionist

One who would exclude another from some right or privilege; esp., one of the anti-popish politicians of the time of Charles .

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temporise

  • verb draw out a discussion or process in order to gain time
    temporize.
    • The speaker temporized in order to delay the vote

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wording

  • noun the manner in which something is expressed in words
    diction; phrasing; choice of words; verbiage; phraseology.
    • use concise military verbiage"- G.S.Patton
  • verb put into words or an expression
    phrase; articulate; word; formulate; give voice.
    • He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees

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noncancellable

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backgrounder

  • noun a press conference or interview in which a government official explains to reporters the background of an action or policy
    • the secretary gave us a backgrounder on public health issues

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unborrowed

Not borrowed; being one's own; native; original.

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vacuum

  • noun the absence of matter
    vacuity.
  • noun an empty area or space
    vacancy; void; emptiness.
    • the huge desert voids
    • the emptiness of outer space
    • without their support he'll be ruling in a vacuum

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restrictionist

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machinery

  • noun machines or machine systems collectively
  • noun a system of means and activities whereby a social institution functions
    • the complex machinery of negotiation
    • the machinery of command labored and brought forth an order

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partitionist

  • noun an advocate of partitioning a country

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agenda

  • noun a temporally organized plan for matters to be attended to
    docket; schedule.
  • noun a list of matters to be taken up (as at a meeting)
    order of business; agendum.

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overbooking

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zig

  • noun an angular shape characterized by sharp turns in alternating directions
    zigzag; zag.

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etatist

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maker

  • noun a person who makes things
    shaper.
  • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; Creator; God Almighty; Almighty; Lord; Divine; Godhead.

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urban

  • adjective relating to or concerned with a city or densely populated area
    • urban sociology
    • urban development
  • adjective located in or characteristic of a city or city life
    • urban property owners
    • urban affairs
    • urban manners

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shaper

  • noun a person who makes things
    maker.
  • noun a machine tool for shaping metal or wood
    shaping machine.

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antipoverty

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enforcer

  • noun one whose job it is to execute unpleasant tasks for a superior
    hatchet man.

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cheeseparing

  • adjective satellite giving or spending with reluctance
    close; near; skinny; penny-pinching.
    • our cheeseparing administration
    • very close (or near) with his money
    • a penny-pinching miserly old man

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roundtable

  • noun a meeting of peers for discussion and exchange of views
    round-table conference; round table.
    • a roundtable on the future of computing

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turnabout

  • noun a decision to reverse an earlier decision
    turnaround; flip-flop; change of mind; reversal.
  • noun turning in the opposite direction
    reversion; turnaround; reverse; reversal.

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inflationist

One who favors an increased or very large issue of paper money. U.S.

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arena

  • noun a particular environment or walk of life
    domain; sphere; area; orbit; field.
    • his social sphere is limited
    • it was a closed area of employment
    • he's out of my orbit
  • noun the central area of an ancient Roman amphitheater where contests and spectacles were held; especially an area that was strewn with sand

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francophil

  • noun an admirer of France and everything French
    Francophile.

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stance

  • noun standing posture
  • noun a rationalized mental attitude
    position; posture.

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counterterrorism

  • noun a strategy intended to prevent or counter terrorism

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misstep

  • noun an unintentional but embarrassing blunder
    trip-up; trip; stumble.
    • he recited the whole poem without a single trip
    • he arranged his robes to avoid a trip-up later
    • confusion caused his unfortunate misstep

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mercantilistic

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prescription

  • noun directions prescribed beforehand; the action of prescribing authoritative rules or directions
    • I tried to follow her prescription for success
  • noun a drug that is available only with written instructions from a doctor or dentist to a pharmacist
    prescription medicine; prescription drug; ethical drug.
    • he told the doctor that he had been taking his prescription regularly

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hardline

  • adjective satellite firm and uncompromising
    hard-line.
    • a hard-line policy

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anglicise

  • verb make English in appearance
    anglicize.
    • She anglicised her name after moving from Paris to London

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reimburse

  • verb pay back for some expense incurred
    • Can the company reimburse me for my professional travel?
  • verb reimburse or compensate (someone), as for a loss
    recoup.

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evenhandedly

  • adverb without favoring one party, in a fair evenhanded manner
    fairly; fair.
    • deal fairly with one another

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nonproliferation

  • noun the prevention of something increasing or spreading (especially the prevention of an increase in the number of countries possessing nuclear weapons)
    non-proliferation.
    • they protested that the nonproliferation treaty was just a plot to maintain the hegemony of those who already had nuclear weapons
    • nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation are closely related goals

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initiative

  • noun readiness to embark on bold new ventures
    enterprisingness; go-ahead; enterprise.
  • noun the first of a series of actions
    opening move; first step; opening.

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buyback

  • noun the act of purchasing back something previously sold
    repurchase; redemption.

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harmonisation

  • noun a piece of harmonized music
    harmonization.
  • noun singing in harmony
    harmonization.

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counterterror

  • adjective intended to prevent terrorism
    counterterrorist.
    • the government took counterterror measures

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reversal

  • noun a change from one state to the opposite state
    • there was a reversal of autonomic function
  • noun an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating
    blow; setback; reverse; black eye.

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expansionary

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ineffectiveness

  • noun lacking the power to be effective
    ineffectuality; ineffectualness.

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bullionist

An advocate for a metallic currency, or a paper currency always convertible into gold.

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reinsure

  • verb provide additional insurance for
  • verb insure again by transferring to another insurance company all or a part of a liability assumed

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markdown

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feedback

  • noun the process in which part of the output of a system is returned to its input in order to regulate its further output
  • noun response to an inquiry or experiment

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neocon

  • noun a conservative who subscribes to neoconservatism
    neoconservative.

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backfire

  • noun the backward escape of gases and unburned gunpowder after a gun is fired
    blowback.
  • noun a loud noise made by the explosion of fuel in the manifold or exhaust of an internal combustion engine

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nondiscrimination

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framework

  • noun a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process
    model; theoretical account.
    • the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems
  • noun the underlying structure
    fabric.
    • providing a factual framework for future research
    • it is part of the fabric of society

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licence

  • noun excessive freedom; lack of due restraint
    license.
    • when liberty becomes license dictatorship is near"- Will Durant
    • the intolerable license with which the newspapers break...the rules of decorum"- Edmund Burke
  • noun freedom to deviate deliberately from normally applicable rules or practices (especially in behavior or speech)
    license.

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mandate

  • noun a document giving an official instruction or command
    authorisation; authorization.
  • noun a territory surrendered by Turkey or Germany after World War I and put under the tutelage of some other European power until they are able to stand by themselves
    mandatory.

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bopeep

  • noun a game played with young children; you hide your face and suddenly reveal it as you say boo!
    peekaboo.

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prioritize

  • verb assign a priority to
    prioritise.
    • we have too many things to do and must prioritize

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harmonization

  • noun a piece of harmonized music
    harmonisation.
  • noun singing in harmony
    harmonisation.

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trickish

Given to tricks; artful in making bargains; given to deception and cheating; knavish. -- Trick"ish*ly, adv. -- Trick"ish*ness, n.

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analyst

  • noun someone who is skilled at analyzing data
  • noun an expert who studies financial data (on credit or securities or sales or financial patterns etc.) and recommends appropriate business actions

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philhellenic

  • adjective characterized by a love of Greece and Grecian things
    Graecophilic; Graecophile; philhellene.
    • the Philhellenic Society

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rationale

  • noun (law) an explanation of the fundamental reasons (especially an explanation of the working of some device in terms of laws of nature)
    principle.
    • the rationale for capital punishment
    • the principles of internal-combustion engines

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deflationary

  • adjective associated with or tending to cause decreases in consumer prices or increases in the purchasing power of money
    • deflationary measures

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surrender

  • noun acceptance of despair
    resignation.
  • noun a verbal act of admitting defeat
    yielding; giving up.

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