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nonprogressive

  • adjective satellite old-fashioned and out of date
    unprogressive; fusty; standpat.

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vladimir_vladimirovich_putin

  • noun Russian statesman chosen as president of the Russian Federation in 2000; formerly director of the Federal Security Bureau (born in 1952)
    Putin; Vladimir Putin.

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manage

  • verb be successful; achieve a goal
    negociate; bring off; carry off; pull off.
    • She succeeded in persuading us all
    • I managed to carry the box upstairs
    • She pulled it off, even though we never thought her capable of it
    • The pianist negociated the difficult runs
  • verb be in charge of, act on, or dispose of
    handle; deal; care.
    • I can deal with this crew of workers
    • This blender can't handle nuts
    • She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old

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diplomacy

  • noun negotiation between nations
    diplomatic negotiations.
  • noun subtly skillful handling of a situation
    finesse; delicacy; discreetness.

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francois_mitterrand

  • noun French statesman and president of France from 1981 to 1985 (1916-1996)
    Mitterrand; Francois Maurice Marie Mitterrand.

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disraeli

  • noun British statesman who as Prime Minister bought controlling interest in the Suez Canal and made Queen Victoria the empress of India (1804-1881)
    Benjamin Disraeli; First Earl of Beaconsfield.

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charles_de_gaulle

  • noun French general and statesman who became very popular during World War II as the leader of the Free French forces in exile (1890-1970)
    de Gaulle; Charles Andre Joseph Marie de Gaulle; General de Gaulle; General Charles de Gaulle.

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joseph_mccarthy

  • noun United States politician who unscrupulously accused many citizens of being Communists (1908-1957)
    Joseph Raymond McCarthy; McCarthy.

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bolivar

  • noun the basic unit of money in Venezuela; equal to 100 centimos
  • noun Venezuelan statesman who led the revolt of South American colonies against Spanish rule; founded Bolivia in 1825 (1783-1830)
    Simon Bolivar; El Libertador.

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benjamin_disraeli

  • noun British statesman who as Prime Minister bought controlling interest in the Suez Canal and made Queen Victoria the empress of India (1804-1881)
    Disraeli; First Earl of Beaconsfield.

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separatist

  • noun an advocate of secession or separation from a larger group (such as an established church or a national union)
    separationist.
  • adjective satellite having separated or advocating separation from another entity or policy or attitude
    fissiparous; breakaway.
    • a breakaway faction

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caesar

  • noun conqueror of Gaul and master of Italy (100-44 BC)
    Julius Caesar; Gaius Julius Caesar.
  • noun United States comedian who pioneered comedy television shows (born 1922)
    Sid Caesar; Sidney Caesar.

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hindenburg

  • noun German field marshal and statesman; as president of the Weimar Republic he reluctantly appointed Hitler as chancellor in 1933 (1847-1934)
    Paul Ludwig von Beneckendorff und von Hindenburg; Paul von Hindenburg.

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ritualist

  • noun an advocate of strict observance of ritualistic forms
  • noun a social anthropologist who is expert on rites and ceremonies

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welfare

  • noun governmental provision of economic assistance to persons in need
    social welfare; public assistance.
    • she lives on welfare
  • noun something that aids or promotes well-being
    benefit.
    • for the benefit of all

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communist

  • noun a member of the communist party
  • noun a socialist who advocates communism
    commie.

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schmidt

  • noun German statesman who served as chancellor of Germany (born in 1918)
    Helmut Heinrich Waldemar Schmidt; Helmut Schmidt.

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proudhon

  • noun French socialist who argued that property is theft (1809-1865)
    Pierre Joseph Proudhon.

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hidebound

  • adjective satellite stubbornly conservative and narrow-minded
    traditionalist.

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overturn

  • noun the act of upsetting something
    upset; turnover.
    • he was badly bruised by the upset of his sled at a high speed
  • noun an improbable and unexpected victory
    upset.
    • the biggest upset since David beat Goliath

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dewitt_clinton

  • noun United States politician who as governor of New York supported the project to build the Erie Canal (1769-1828)
    Clinton.

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mugwump

  • noun someone who bolted from the Republican Party during the U.S. presidential election of 1884
  • noun a neutral or uncommitted person (especially in politics)
    independent; fencesitter.

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nguyen_tat_thanh

  • noun Vietnamese communist statesman who fought the Japanese in World War II and the French until 1954 and South Vietnam until 1975 (1890-1969)
    Ho Chi Minh.

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meany

  • noun United States labor leader who was the first president of the AFL-CIO (1894-1980)
    George Meany.
  • noun a person of mean disposition
    unkind person; meanie.

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gironde

  • noun the French moderate political party that was in power (1791-1793) during the French Revolution

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first_earl_of_orford

  • noun Englishman and Whig statesman who (under George I) was effectively the first British prime minister (1676-1745)
    Sir Robert Walpole; Walpole; Robert Walpole.

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nelson_mandela

  • noun South African statesman who was released from prison to become the nation's first democratically elected president in 1994 (born in 1918)
    Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela; Mandela.

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burr

  • noun seed vessel having hooks or prickles
    bur.
  • noun rough projection left on a workpiece after drilling or cutting

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rightist

  • noun a member of a right wing political party
    right-winger.
  • adjective satellite believing in or supporting tenets of the political right
    right-wing.

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left-winger

  • noun a person who belongs to the political left
    leftist; collectivist.

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paul_ludwig_von_beneckendorff_und_von_hindenburg

  • noun German field marshal and statesman; as president of the Weimar Republic he reluctantly appointed Hitler as chancellor in 1933 (1847-1934)
    Paul von Hindenburg; Hindenburg.

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federalist

  • noun a member of a former political party in the United States that favored a strong centralized federal government
  • noun an advocate of federalism

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ho_chi_minh

  • noun Vietnamese communist statesman who fought the Japanese in World War II and the French until 1954 and South Vietnam until 1975 (1890-1969)
    Nguyen Tat Thanh.

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far

  • adjective located at a great distance in time or space or degree
    • we come from a far country
    • far corners of the earth
    • the far future
    • a far journey
    • the far side of the road
    • far from the truth
    • far in the future
  • noun a terrorist organization that seeks to overthrow the government dominated by Tutsi and to institute Hutu control again
    Army for the Liberation of Rwanda; Interahamwe; ALIR; Former Armed Forces.
    • in 1999 ALIR guerrillas kidnapped and killed eight foreign tourists

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gaius_flaminius

  • noun Roman statesman and general who built the Flaminian Way; died when he was defeated by Hannibal (died 217 BC)
    Flaminius.

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rise

  • noun a growth in strength or number or importance
  • noun the act of changing location in an upward direction
    ascension; ascent; ascending.

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ultraconservative

  • noun an extreme conservative; an opponent of progress or liberalism
    extreme right-winger; reactionary.
  • adjective satellite extremely conservative

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traitorousness

  • noun disloyalty by virtue of subversive behavior
    subversiveness; treason.

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pierre_joseph_proudhon

  • noun French socialist who argued that property is theft (1809-1865)
    Proudhon.

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minded

  • adjective satellite (used in combination) mentally oriented toward something specified
    • civic-minded
    • career-minded
  • verb be offended or bothered by; take offense with, be bothered by
    mind.
    • I don't mind your behavior

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guild_socialism

  • noun a form of socialist theory advocating state ownership of industry but managements by guilds of workers

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participatory

  • adjective satellite affording the opportunity for individual participation
    • participatory democracy

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chesterfield

  • noun suave and witty English statesman remembered mostly for letters to his son (1694-1773)
    Philip Dormer Stanhope; Fourth Earl of Chesterfield.
  • noun an overstuffed davenport with upright armrests

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peace_advocacy

  • noun any policy that advocates maintaining peaceful international relations

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philosopher

  • noun a specialist in philosophy
  • noun a wise person who is calm and rational; someone who lives a life of reason with equanimity

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pro-lifer

  • noun an advocate of full legal protection for embryos and fetuses; someone opposed to legalized induced abortion
  • adjective advocating full legal protection of embryos and fetuses (especially opposing the legalization of induced abortions)
    pro-life.

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marshal_tito

  • noun Yugoslav statesman who led the resistance to German occupation during World War II and established a communist state after the war (1892-1980)
    Tito; Josip Broz.

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totalism

  • noun the principle of complete and unrestricted power in government
    absolutism; totalitarianism.

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dictatorship

  • noun a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
    tyranny; absolutism; monocracy; Stalinism; shogunate; authoritarianism; despotism; one-man rule; Caesarism; totalitarianism.

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first_earl_of_chatham

  • noun English statesman who brought the Seven Years' War to an end (1708-1778)
    Pitt the Elder; Pitt; William Pitt.

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bacon

  • noun back and sides of a hog salted and dried or smoked; usually sliced thin and fried
  • noun English scientist and Franciscan monk who stressed the importance of experimentation; first showed that air is required for combustion and first used lenses to correct vision (1220-1292)
    Roger Bacon.

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democrat

  • noun an advocate of democratic principles
    populist.
  • noun a member of the Democratic Party

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machiavellianism

  • noun the political doctrine of Machiavelli: any means (however unscrupulous) can be used by a ruler in order to create and maintain his autocratic government

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presenter

  • noun someone who presents a message of some sort (as a petition or an address or a check or a memorial etc.)
  • noun an advocate who presents a person (as for an award or a degree or an introduction etc.)
    sponsor.

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cosimo_the_elder

  • noun Italian financier and statesman and friend of the papal court (1389-1464)
    Cosimo de Medici.

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themistocles

  • noun Athenian statesman who persuaded Athens to build a navy and then led it to victory over the Persians (527-460 BC)

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counterrevolutionary

  • noun a revolutionary whose aim is to reverse the changes introduced by an earlier revolution
    counter-revolutionist; counterrevolutionist.
  • adjective relating to or being a counterrevolution

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freedom_fighter

  • noun a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
    insurgent; rebel; insurrectionist.

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leveler

  • noun a radical who advocates the abolition of social distinctions
    leveller.

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socialist

  • noun a political advocate of socialism
  • adjective advocating or following the socialist principles
    socialistic.
    • socialistic government

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chase

  • noun the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture
    following; pursual; pursuit.
    • the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit
  • noun United States politician and jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1808-1873)
    Salmon Portland Chase; Salmon P. Chase.

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system

  • noun instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity
    • he bought a new stereo system
    • the system consists of a motor and a small computer
  • noun a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
    scheme.
    • a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going

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1st_earl_attlee

  • noun British statesman and leader of the Labour Party who instituted the welfare state in Britain (1883-1967)
    Clement Attlee; Attlee; Clement Richard Attlee.

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paderewski

  • noun Polish pianist who in 1919 served as the first Prime Minister of independent Poland (1860-1941)
    Ignace Jan Paderewski; Ignace Paderewski.

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menshevik

  • noun a Russian member of the liberal minority group that advocated gradual reform and opposed the Bolsheviks before and during the Russian Revolution

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richelieu

  • noun French prelate and statesman; principal minister to Louis XIII (1585-1642)
    Cardinal Richelieu; Armand Jean du Plessis; Duc de Richelieu.

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chiang_kai-shek

  • noun Chinese military and political figure; in the Chinese civil war that followed World War II he was defeated by the Chinese communists and in 1949 was forced to withdraw to Taiwan where he served as president of Nationalist China until his death (1897-1975)
    Chiang Chung-cheng.

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hack

  • noun one who works hard at boring tasks
    hacker; drudge.
  • noun a politician who belongs to a small clique that controls a political party for private rather than public ends
    political hack; machine politician; ward-heeler.

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kerensky

  • noun Russian revolutionary who was head of state after Nicholas II abdicated but was overthrown by the Bolsheviks (1881-1970)
    Aleksandr Feodorovich Kerensky.

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revolutionism

  • noun a belief in the spread of revolutionary principles

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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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john_major

  • noun British statesman who was prime minister from 1990 until 1997 (born in 1943)
    John Roy Major; Major; John R. Major.

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warmonger

  • noun a person who advocates war or warlike policies
    militarist.

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ian_douglas_smith

  • noun Rhodesian statesman who declared independence of Zimbabwe from Great Britain (born in 1919)
    Ian Smith; Smith.

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sir_sarvepalli_radhakrishnan

  • noun Indian philosopher and statesman who introduced Indian philosophy to the West (1888-1975)
    Radhakrishnan; Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.

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sarvepalli_radhakrishnan

  • noun Indian philosopher and statesman who introduced Indian philosophy to the West (1888-1975)
    Radhakrishnan; Sir Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.

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crockett

  • noun United States frontiersman and Tennessee politician who died at the siege of the Alamo (1786-1836)
    Davy Crockett; David Crockett.

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liberty

  • noun immunity from arbitrary exercise of authority: political independence
    autonomy.
  • noun freedom of choice
    • liberty of opinion
    • liberty of worship
    • liberty--perfect liberty--to think or feel or do just as one pleases
    • at liberty to choose whatever occupation one wishes

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powell

  • noun United States general who was the first African American to serve as chief of staff; later served as Secretary of State under President George W. Bush (born 1937)
    Colin Powell; Colin luther Powell.
  • noun English physicist who discovered the pion (the first known meson) which is a subatomic particle involved in holding the nucleus together (1903-1969)
    Cecil Frank Powell.

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warmongering

  • noun a policy of advocating war
    war advocacy.

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boethius

  • noun a Roman who was an early Christian philosopher and statesman who was executed for treason; Boethius had a decisive influence on medieval logic (circa 480-524)
    Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius.

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collectivized

  • adjective satellite characterized by the principle of ownership by the state or the people of the means of production
    collectivised.
  • verb bring under collective control; of farms and industrial enterprises
    collectivize; collectivise.

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socialised

  • adjective satellite under group or government control
    socialized.
    • socialized ownership
    • socialized medicine
  • verb take part in social activities; interact with others
    socialize; socialise.
    • He never socializes with his colleagues
    • The old man hates to socialize

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american_war_of_independence

  • noun the revolution of the American Colonies against Great Britain; 1775-1783
    War of American Independence; American Revolution; American Revolutionary War.

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neoliberal

  • noun a liberal who subscribes to neoliberalism
  • adjective satellite having or showing belief in the need for economic growth in addition to traditional liberalistic values

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cosimo_de_medici

  • noun Italian financier and statesman and friend of the papal court (1389-1464)
    Cosimo the Elder.

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william_henry_seward

  • noun United States politician who as Secretary of State in 1867 arranged for the purchase of Alaska from Russia (known at the time as Seward's Folly) (1801-1872)
    Seward.

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toe

  • noun one of the digits of the foot
  • noun the part of footwear that provides a covering for the toes

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oom_paul_kruger

  • noun Boer statesman (1825-1904)
    Kruger; Stephanus Johannes Paulus Kruger.

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jesse_louis_jackson

  • noun United States civil rights leader who led a national campaign against racial discrimination and ran for presidential nomination (born in 1941)
    Jackson; Jesse Jackson.

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cassius

  • noun prime mover in the conspiracy against Julius Caesar (died in 42 BC)
    Cassius Longinus; Gaius Cassius Longinus.

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ironsides

  • noun English general and statesman who led the parliamentary army in the English Civil War (1599-1658)
    Cromwell; Oliver Cromwell.
  • noun a man of great strength or bravery
    ironside.

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marti

  • noun Cuban poet and revolutionary who fought for Cuban independence from Spain (1853-1895)
    Jose Julian Marti.

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radhakrishnan

  • noun Indian philosopher and statesman who introduced Indian philosophy to the West (1888-1975)
    Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan; Sir Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.

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revisionism

  • noun any dangerous departure from the teachings of Marx
  • noun a moderate evolutionary form of Marxism

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green

  • noun green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass
    viridity; greenness.
  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    park; commons; common.
    • they went for a walk in the park

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hendrik_verwoerd

  • noun South African statesman who instituted the policy of apartheid (1901-1966)
    Verwoerd; Hendrik Frensch Verwoerd.

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clay

  • noun a very fine-grained soil that is plastic when moist but hard when fired
  • noun water soaked soil; soft wet earth
    mud.

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ortega

  • noun Nicaraguan statesman (born in 1945)
    Daniel Ortega Saavedra; Daniel Ortega.

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de_valera

  • noun Irish statesman (born in the United States); as president of the Irish Free State he was responsible for the new constitution of 1937 that created the state of Eire (1882-1975)
    Eamon de Valera.

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comte_de_mirabeau

  • noun French revolutionary who was prominent in the early days of the French Revolution (1749-1791)
    Mirabeau; Honore-Gabriel Victor Riqueti.

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change

  • noun an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
    modification; alteration.
    • the change was intended to increase sales
    • this storm is certainly a change for the worse
    • the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago
  • noun a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event
    • he attributed the change to their marriage

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extreme

  • noun the furthest or highest degree of something
    • he carried it to extremes
  • noun the point located farthest from the middle of something
    extremum; extreme point.

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nikita_sergeyevich_khrushchev

  • noun Soviet statesman and premier who denounced Stalin (1894-1971)
    Khrushchev; Nikita Khrushchev.

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anarchism

  • noun a political theory favoring the abolition of governments

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vladimir_lenin

  • noun Russian founder of the Bolsheviks and leader of the Russian Revolution and first head of the USSR (1870-1924)
    Lenin; Vladimir Ilich Lenin; Vladimir Ilich Ulyanov; Vladimir Ilyich Lenin; Nikolai Lenin; Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov.

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peel

  • noun British politician (1788-1850)
    Sir Robert Peel; Robert Peel.
  • noun the rind of a fruit or vegetable
    skin.

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clark

  • noun United States explorer who (with Meriwether Lewis) led an expedition from St. Louis to the mouth of the Columbia River; Clark was responsible for making maps of the area (1770-1838)
    William Clark.
  • noun United States general who was Allied commander in Africa and Italy in World War II and was commander of the United Nations forces in Korea (1896-1984)
    Mark Wayne Clark; Mark Clark.

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gaius_julius_caesar

  • noun conqueror of Gaul and master of Italy (100-44 BC)
    Caesar; Julius Caesar.

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protagonist

  • noun a person who backs a politician or a team etc.
    champion; admirer; supporter; friend; booster.
    • all their supporters came out for the game
    • they are friends of the library
  • noun the principal character in a work of fiction
    agonist.

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nikolai_lenin

  • noun Russian founder of the Bolsheviks and leader of the Russian Revolution and first head of the USSR (1870-1924)
    Lenin; Vladimir Ilich Lenin; Vladimir Ilich Ulyanov; Vladimir Ilyich Lenin; Vladimir Lenin; Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov.

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social

  • noun a party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity
    mixer; sociable.
  • adjective relating to human society and its members
    societal.
    • social institutions
    • societal evolution
    • societal forces
    • social legislation

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communisation

  • noun a change from private property to public property owned by the community
    communization.
  • noun the organization of a nation of the basis of communism
    communization.

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anarchist

  • noun an advocate of anarchism
    syndicalist; nihilist.

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george_meany

  • noun United States labor leader who was the first president of the AFL-CIO (1894-1980)
    Meany.

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baldwin

  • noun United States author who was an outspoken critic of racism (1924-1987)
    James Arthur Baldwin; James Baldwin.
  • noun English statesman; member of the Conservative Party (1867-1947)
    1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley; Stanley Baldwin.

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mary_harris_jones

  • noun United States labor leader (born in Ireland) who helped to found the Industrial Workers of the World (1830-1930)
    Jones; Mother Jones.

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rebel

  • noun a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
    insurgent; freedom fighter; insurrectionist.
  • noun `Johnny' was applied as a nickname for Confederate soldiers by the Federal soldiers in the American Civil War; `greyback' derived from their grey Confederate uniforms
    Reb; Johnny Reb; greyback; Johnny.

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nullifier

  • noun an advocate of nullification; someone who believes that a state can resist federal laws
  • noun an official who can invalidate or nullify
    voider; invalidator.
    • my bank check was voided and I wanted to know who the invalidator was

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campaign

  • noun a race between candidates for elective office
    run; political campaign.
    • I managed his campaign for governor
    • he is raising money for a Senate run
  • noun a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end
    cause; drive; crusade; effort; movement.
    • he supported populist campaigns
    • they worked in the cause of world peace
    • the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant
    • the movement to end slavery
    • contributed to the war effort

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ignace_paderewski

  • noun Polish pianist who in 1919 served as the first Prime Minister of independent Poland (1860-1941)
    Ignace Jan Paderewski; Paderewski.

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civil-libertarian

  • adjective satellite having or showing active concern for protection of civil liberties protected by law

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girondin

  • noun a member of the moderate republican party that was in power during the French Revolution; the Girondists were overthrown by their more radical rivals the Jacobins
    Girondist.

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dean_acheson

  • noun United States statesman who promoted the Marshall Plan and helped establish NATO (1893-1971)
    Acheson; Dean Gooderham Acheson.

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young

  • noun any immature animal
    offspring.
  • noun United States film and television actress (1913-2000)
    Loretta Young.

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sam_houston

  • noun United States politician and military leader who fought to gain independence for Texas from Mexico and to make it a part of the United States (1793-1863)
    Samuel Houston; Houston.

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waldheim

  • noun Austrian diplomat who was Secretary General of the United Nations from 1972 to 1981; in 1986 he was elected president of Austria in spite of worldwide allegations that he had direct knowledge of Nazi atrocities during World War II (born in 1918)
    Kurt Waldheim.

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corday

  • noun French revolutionary heroine (a Girondist) who assassinated Marat (1768-1793)
    Charlotte Corday; Marie Anne Charlotte Corday d'Armont.

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subversiveness

  • noun disloyalty by virtue of subversive behavior
    traitorousness; treason.

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mullah_mohammed_omar

  • noun reclusive Afghanistani politician and leader of the Taliban who imposed a strict interpretation of shariah law on Afghanistan (born in 1960)
    Mullah Omar.

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orientation

  • noun the act of orienting
  • noun an integrated set of attitudes and beliefs

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mikhail_kalinin

  • noun soviet statesman and head of state of the USSR (1875-1946)
    Mikhail Ivanovich Kalinin; Kalinin.

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fidel_castro_ruz

  • noun Cuban socialist leader who overthrew a dictator in 1959 and established a Marxist socialist state in Cuba (born in 1927)
    Fidel Castro; Castro.

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anicius_manlius_severinus_boethius

  • noun a Roman who was an early Christian philosopher and statesman who was executed for treason; Boethius had a decisive influence on medieval logic (circa 480-524)
    Boethius.

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salmon_portland_chase

  • noun United States politician and jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1808-1873)
    Salmon P. Chase; Chase.

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mustafa_kemal

  • noun Turkish statesman who abolished the caliphate and founded Turkey as a modern secular state (1881-1938)
    Kemal Pasha; Ataturk; Kemal Ataturk.

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pinko

  • noun a person with mildly leftist political views
    pink.

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bolshie

  • noun emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionaries
    bolshy; Marxist; red; Bolshevik.

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hoffa

  • noun United States labor leader who was president of the Teamsters Union; he was jailed for trying to bribe a judge and later disappeared and is assumed to have been murdered (1913-1975)
    Jimmy Hoffa; James Riddle Hoffa.

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statesmanship

  • noun wisdom in the management of public affairs
    diplomacy; statecraft.

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separatism

  • noun a social system that provides separate facilities for minority groups
    segregation.
  • noun a disposition toward schism and secession from a larger group; the principles and practices of separatists
    • separatism is a serious problem in Quebec
    • demands for some form of separatism on grounds of religion have been perceived as a threat to mainstream education

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mother_jones

  • noun United States labor leader (born in Ireland) who helped to found the Industrial Workers of the World (1830-1930)
    Jones; Mary Harris Jones.

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astor

  • noun British politician (born in the United States) who was the first woman to sit in the British House of Commons (1879-1964)
    Viscountess Astor; Nancy Witcher Astor.
  • noun United States capitalist (born in Germany) who made a fortune in fur trading (1763-1848)
    John Jacob Astor.

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counter-revolutionist

  • noun a revolutionary whose aim is to reverse the changes introduced by an earlier revolution
    counterrevolutionist; counterrevolutionary.

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segregationist

  • noun someone who believes the races should be kept apart
    segregator.

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pitt

  • noun a British playwright who created the fictional character Sweeney Todd (1799-1855)
    George Dibdin Pitt; George Dibdin-Pitt; George Pitt.
  • noun English statesman and son of Pitt the Elder (1759-1806)
    Pitt the Younger; Second Earl of Chatham; William Pitt.

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armand_jean_du_plessis

  • noun French prelate and statesman; principal minister to Louis XIII (1585-1642)
    Richelieu; Cardinal Richelieu; Duc de Richelieu.

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nationalization

  • noun the action of forming or becoming a nation
    nationalisation.
  • noun the action of rendering national in character
    nationalisation.

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baron_clive_of_plassey

  • noun British general and statesman whose victory at Plassey in 1757 strengthened British control of India (1725-1774)
    Robert Clive; Baron Clive; Clive.

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adult

  • noun a fully developed person from maturity onward
    grownup.
  • noun any mature animal

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georges_clemenceau

  • noun French statesman who played a key role in negotiating the Treaty of Versailles (1841-1929)
    Clemenceau; Georges Eugene Benjamin Clemenceau.

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ward

  • noun a person who is under the protection or in the custody of another
  • noun a district into which a city or town is divided for the purpose of administration and elections

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revisionist

  • noun a Communist who tries to rewrite Marxism to justify a retreat from the revolutionary position

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girondist

  • noun a member of the moderate republican party that was in power during the French Revolution; the Girondists were overthrown by their more radical rivals the Jacobins
    Girondin.

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left-wing

  • adjective satellite believing in or supporting tenets of the political left
    leftist; left-of-center.

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salmon_p._chase

  • noun United States politician and jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1808-1873)
    Salmon Portland Chase; Chase.

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mullah_omar

  • noun reclusive Afghanistani politician and leader of the Taliban who imposed a strict interpretation of shariah law on Afghanistan (born in 1960)
    Mullah Mohammed Omar.

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khrushchev

  • noun Soviet statesman and premier who denounced Stalin (1894-1971)
    Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev; Nikita Khrushchev.

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soul

  • noun the immaterial part of a person; the actuating cause of an individual life
    psyche.
  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; person; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do

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clement_richard_attlee

  • noun British statesman and leader of the Labour Party who instituted the welfare state in Britain (1883-1967)
    Clement Attlee; Attlee; 1st Earl Attlee.

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jose_julian_marti

  • noun Cuban poet and revolutionary who fought for Cuban independence from Spain (1853-1895)
    Marti.

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progressivity

  • noun advancement toward better conditions or policies or methods
    progressiveness.

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square_toes

  • noun a formal and conservative person with old-fashioned views
    square.

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freedom

  • noun the condition of being free; the power to act or speak or think without externally imposed restraints
  • noun immunity from an obligation or duty
    exemption.

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first_earl_of_beaconsfield

  • noun British statesman who as Prime Minister bought controlling interest in the Suez Canal and made Queen Victoria the empress of India (1804-1881)
    Disraeli; Benjamin Disraeli.

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chiang_chung-cheng

  • noun Chinese military and political figure; in the Chinese civil war that followed World War II he was defeated by the Chinese communists and in 1949 was forced to withdraw to Taiwan where he served as president of Nationalist China until his death (1897-1975)
    Chiang Kai-shek.

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isolationist

  • noun an advocate of isolationism in international affairs
  • adjective of or relating to isolationism
    isolationistic.

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marxist

  • noun an advocate of Marxism
  • noun emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionaries
    bolshy; red; Bolshevik; bolshie.

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write-in_candidate

  • noun a candidate for public office whose name does not appear on the ballot and so must be written on the ballot by the voters
    write-in.

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fourth_earl_of_chesterfield

  • noun suave and witty English statesman remembered mostly for letters to his son (1694-1773)
    Philip Dormer Stanhope; Chesterfield.

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vyacheslav_mikhailovich_molotov

  • noun Soviet statesman (1890-1986)
    Molotov.

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nikita_khrushchev

  • noun Soviet statesman and premier who denounced Stalin (1894-1971)
    Khrushchev; Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev.

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friedrich_engels

  • noun socialist who wrote the Communist Manifesto with Karl Marx in 1848 (1820-1895)
    Engels.

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john_mitchell

  • noun United States labor leader; president of the United Mine Workers of America from 1898 to 1908 (1870-1919)
    Mitchell.

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balfour

  • noun English statesman; member of the Conservative Party (1848-1930)
    Arthur James Balfour; 1st Earl of Balfour.

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ataturk

  • noun Turkish statesman who abolished the caliphate and founded Turkey as a modern secular state (1881-1938)
    Kemal Pasha; Mustafa Kemal; Kemal Ataturk.

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admirer

  • noun a person who backs a politician or a team etc.
    champion; protagonist; supporter; friend; booster.
    • all their supporters came out for the game
    • they are friends of the library
  • noun a person who admires; someone who esteems or respects or approves

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libertarian

  • noun an advocate of libertarianism
  • noun someone who believes the doctrine of free will

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marxism

  • noun the economic and political theories of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels that hold that human actions and institutions are economically determined and that class struggle is needed to create historical change and that capitalism will ultimately be superseded by communism

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drumbeater

  • noun a fervent and even militant proponent of something
    partisan; zealot.

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thomas_bradley

  • noun United States politician who was elected the first black mayor of Los Angeles (1917-1998)
    Bradley; Tom Bradley.

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second_marquis_of_rockingham

  • noun English statesman who served as prime minister and who opposed the war with the American colonies (1730-1782)
    Rockingham; Charles Watson-Wentworth.

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parliamentary

  • adjective relating to or having the nature of a parliament
    • parliamentary reform
    • a parliamentary body
  • adjective satellite having the supreme legislative power resting with a body of cabinet ministers chosen from and responsible to the legislature or parliament
    • parliamentary government

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haywood

  • noun United States labor leader and militant socialist who was one of the founders of the Industrial Workers of the World (1869-1928)
    William Dudley Haywood; Big Bill Haywood.

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putin

  • noun Russian statesman chosen as president of the Russian Federation in 2000; formerly director of the Federal Security Bureau (born in 1952)
    Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin; Vladimir Putin.

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viscountess_astor

  • noun British politician (born in the United States) who was the first woman to sit in the British House of Commons (1879-1964)
    Astor; Nancy Witcher Astor.

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democracy

  • noun the political orientation of those who favor government by the people or by their elected representatives
  • noun a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them
    commonwealth; republic.

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clemenceau

  • noun French statesman who played a key role in negotiating the Treaty of Versailles (1841-1929)
    Georges Eugene Benjamin Clemenceau; Georges Clemenceau.

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buttoned-up

  • adjective satellite (British colloquial) not inclined to conversation
  • adjective satellite conservative in professional manner
    • employers are looking for buttoned-up types

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write-in

  • noun a candidate for public office whose name does not appear on the ballot and so must be written on the ballot by the voters
    write-in candidate.
  • noun a vote cast by writing in the name of a candidate who is not listed on the ballot

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gamal_abdel_nasser

  • noun Egyptian statesman who nationalized the Suez Canal (1918-1970)
    Nasser.

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stephanus_johannes_paulus_kruger

  • noun Boer statesman (1825-1904)
    Kruger; Oom Paul Kruger.

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nihilist

  • noun someone who rejects all theories of morality or religious belief
  • noun an advocate of anarchism
    syndicalist; anarchist.

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dayan

  • noun Israeli general and statesman (1915-1981)
    Moshe Dayan.

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pericles

  • noun Athenian statesman whose leadership contributed to Athens' political and cultural supremacy in Greece; he ordered the construction of the Parthenon (died in 429 BC)

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economy

  • noun the system of production and distribution and consumption
    economic system.
  • noun the efficient use of resources
    • economy of effort

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adenauer

  • noun German statesman; chancellor of West Germany (1876-1967)
    Konrad Adenauer.

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vladimir_ilyich_lenin

  • noun Russian founder of the Bolsheviks and leader of the Russian Revolution and first head of the USSR (1870-1924)
    Lenin; Vladimir Ilich Lenin; Vladimir Ilich Ulyanov; Vladimir Lenin; Nikolai Lenin; Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov.

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leon_trotsky

  • noun Russian revolutionary and Communist theorist who helped Lenin and built up the army; he was ousted from the Communist Party by Stalin and eventually assassinated in Mexico (1879-1940)
    Trotsky; Lev Davidovich Bronstein.

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nelson_rolihlahla_mandela

  • noun South African statesman who was released from prison to become the nation's first democratically elected president in 1994 (born in 1918)
    Nelson Mandela; Mandela.

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hendrik_frensch_verwoerd

  • noun South African statesman who instituted the policy of apartheid (1901-1966)
    Hendrik Verwoerd; Verwoerd.

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honore-gabriel_victor_riqueti

  • noun French revolutionary who was prominent in the early days of the French Revolution (1749-1791)
    Mirabeau; Comte de Mirabeau.

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fascist

  • noun an adherent of fascism or other right-wing authoritarian views
  • adjective relating to or characteristic of fascism
    fascistic.
    • fascist propaganda

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uprising

  • noun organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another
    rising; insurrection; revolt; rebellion.
  • verb come into existence; take on form or shape
    originate; develop; rise; uprise; spring up; arise; grow.
    • A new religious movement originated in that country
    • a love that sprang up from friendship
    • the idea for the book grew out of a short story
    • An interesting phenomenon uprose

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cicero

  • noun a linear unit of the size of type slightly larger than an em
  • noun a Roman statesman and orator remembered for his mastery of Latin prose (106-43 BC)
    Tully; Marcus Tullius Cicero.

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great_proletarian_cultural_revolution

  • noun a radical reform in China initiated by Mao Zedong in 1965 and carried out largely by the Red Guard; intended to eliminate counterrevolutionary elements in the government it resulted in purges of the intellectuals and socioeconomic chaos
    Cultural Revolution.

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noncandidate

  • noun someone who has announced they are not a candidate; especially a politician who has announced that he or she is not a candidate for some political office

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fascism

  • noun a political theory advocating an authoritarian hierarchical government (as opposed to democracy or liberalism)

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militarism

  • noun a political orientation of a people or a government to maintain a strong military force and to be prepared to use it aggressively to defend or promote national interests

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lucius_annaeus_seneca

  • noun Roman statesman and philosopher who was an advisor to Nero; his nine extant tragedies are modeled on Greek tragedies (circa 4 BC - 65 AD)
    Seneca.

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jawaharlal_nehru

  • noun Indian statesman and leader with Gandhi in the struggle for home rule; was the first prime minister of the Republic of India from 1947 to 1964 (1889-1964)
    Nehru.

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sadat

  • noun Egyptian statesman who (as president of Egypt) negotiated a peace treaty with Menachem Begin (then prime minister of Israel) (1918-1981)
    Anwar Sadat; Anwar el-Sadat.

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man

  • noun an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    adult male.
    • there were two women and six men on the bus
  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    military man; serviceman; military personnel.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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marcus_junius_brutus

  • noun statesman of ancient Rome who (with Cassius) led a conspiracy to assassinate Julius Caesar (85-42 BC)
    Brutus.

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passivism

  • noun the doctrine that all violence is unjustifiable
    pacificism; pacifism.

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churchill

  • noun English general considered one of the greatest generals in history (1650-1722)
    Duke of Marlborough; John Churchill; First Duke of Marlborough.
  • noun British statesman and leader during World War II; received Nobel prize for literature in 1953 (1874-1965)
    Sir Winston Leonard Spenser Churchill; Winston Churchill; Winston S. Churchill.

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solon

  • noun a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs
    statesman; national leader.

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stanley_baldwin

  • noun English statesman; member of the Conservative Party (1867-1947)
    1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley; Baldwin.

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counter

  • noun table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted
  • noun game equipment (as a piece of wood, plastic, or ivory) used for keeping a count or reserving a space in various card or board games

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revolt

  • noun organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another
    rising; uprising; insurrection; rebellion.
  • verb make revolution
    • The people revolted when bread prices tripled again

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liner

  • noun (baseball) a hit that flies straight out from the batter
    line drive.
    • the batter hit a liner to the shortstop
  • noun a protective covering that protects an inside surface
    lining.

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ben_gurion

  • noun Israeli statesman (born in Poland) and active Zionist who organized resistance against the British after World War II; prime minister of Israel (1886-1973)
    David Grun; David Ben Gurion.

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green

  • noun green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass
    viridity; greenness.
  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    park; commons; common.
    • they went for a walk in the park

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nazify

  • verb cause or force to adopt Nazism or a Nazi character
    • Hitler nazified Germany in the 1930's
    • The arts were nazified everywhere in Germany

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capitalist

  • noun a conservative advocate of capitalism
  • noun a person who invests capital in a business (especially a large business)

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communistic

  • adjective relating to or marked by communism
    communist.
    • Communist Party
    • communist governments
    • communistic propaganda

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democratic

  • adjective characterized by or advocating or based upon the principles of democracy or social equality
    • democratic government
    • a democratic country
    • a democratic scorn for bloated dukes and lords"- George du Maurier
  • adjective belong to or relating to the Democratic Party
    • Democratic senator

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wing

  • noun a movable organ for flying (one of a pair)
  • noun one of the horizontal airfoils on either side of the fuselage of an airplane

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robert_peel

  • noun British politician (1788-1850)
    Sir Robert Peel; Peel.

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insurgency

  • noun an organized rebellion aimed at overthrowing a constituted government through the use of subversion and armed conflict
    insurgence.

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willy_brandt

  • noun German statesman who as chancellor of West Germany worked to reduce tensions with eastern Europe (1913-1992)
    Brandt.

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kemal_pasha

  • noun Turkish statesman who abolished the caliphate and founded Turkey as a modern secular state (1881-1938)
    Ataturk; Mustafa Kemal; Kemal Ataturk.

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smith

  • noun Rhodesian statesman who declared independence of Zimbabwe from Great Britain (born in 1919)
    Ian Smith; Ian Douglas Smith.
  • noun United States sculptor (1906-1965)
    David Smith; David Roland Smith.

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sun_yixian

  • noun Chinese statesman who organized the Kuomintang and led the revolution that overthrew the Manchu dynasty in 1911 and 1912 (1866-1925)
    Sun Yat-sen.

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walpole

  • noun English writer and historian; son of Sir Robert Walpole (1717-1797)
    Horatio Walpole; Fourth Earl of Orford; Horace Walpole.
  • noun Englishman and Whig statesman who (under George I) was effectively the first British prime minister (1676-1745)
    Sir Robert Walpole; First Earl of Orford; Robert Walpole.

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ernesto_guevara

  • noun an Argentine revolutionary leader who was Fidel Castro's chief lieutenant in the Cuban revolution; active in other Latin American countries; was captured and executed by the Bolivian army (1928-1967)
    Guevara; Che Guevara.

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daniel_patrick_moynihan

  • noun United States politician and educator (1927-2003)
    Moynihan.

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green_revolution

  • noun the introduction of pesticides and high-yield grains and better management during the 1960s and 1970s which greatly increased agricultural productivity

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warwick

  • noun English statesman; during the War of the Roses he fought first for the house of York and secured the throne for Edward IV and then changed sides to fight for the house of Lancaster and secured the throne for Henry VI (1428-1471)
    Earl of Warwick; Kingmaker; Richard Neville.

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ignace_jan_paderewski

  • noun Polish pianist who in 1919 served as the first Prime Minister of independent Poland (1860-1941)
    Ignace Paderewski; Paderewski.

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interpreter

  • noun someone who mediates between speakers of different languages
    translator.
  • noun someone who uses art to represent something
    • his paintings reveal a sensitive interpreter of nature
    • she was famous as an interpreter of Shakespearean roles

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cromwell

  • noun English general and statesman who led the parliamentary army in the English Civil War (1599-1658)
    Oliver Cromwell; Ironsides.

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fridtjof_nansen

  • noun Norwegian explorer of the Arctic and director of the League of Nations relief program for refugees of World War I (1861-1930)
    Nansen.

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mandela

  • noun South African statesman who was released from prison to become the nation's first democratically elected president in 1994 (born in 1918)
    Nelson Mandela; Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela.

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blimpish

  • adjective satellite pompously ultraconservative and nationalistic

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machine

  • noun any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
  • noun an efficient person
    • the boxer was a magnificent fighting machine

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philip_dormer_stanhope

  • noun suave and witty English statesman remembered mostly for letters to his son (1694-1773)
    Chesterfield; Fourth Earl of Chesterfield.

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maxmillien_marie_isidore_de_robespierre

  • noun French revolutionary; leader of the Jacobins and architect of the Reign of Terror; was himself executed in a coup d'etat (1758-1794)
    Robespierre.

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machine_politician

  • noun a politician who belongs to a small clique that controls a political party for private rather than public ends
    hack; political hack; ward-heeler.

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labor

  • noun a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages
    working class; labour; proletariat.
    • there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field
  • noun productive work (especially physical work done for wages)
    toil; labour.
    • his labor did not require a great deal of skill

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neocon

  • noun a conservative who subscribes to neoconservatism
    neoconservative.

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walesa

  • noun Polish labor leader and statesman (born in 1943)
    Lech Walesa.

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caesarism

  • noun a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
    tyranny; absolutism; dictatorship; monocracy; Stalinism; shogunate; authoritarianism; despotism; one-man rule; totalitarianism.

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conformist

  • noun someone who conforms to established standards of conduct (especially in religious matters)
  • adjective marked by convention and conformity to customs or rules or styles
    • underneath the radical image teenagers are surprisingly conformist

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helmut_schmidt

  • noun German statesman who served as chancellor of Germany (born in 1918)
    Helmut Heinrich Waldemar Schmidt; Schmidt.

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brutus

  • noun statesman of ancient Rome who (with Cassius) led a conspiracy to assassinate Julius Caesar (85-42 BC)
    Marcus Junius Brutus.

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havel

  • noun Czech dramatist and statesman whose plays opposed totalitarianism and who served as president of Czechoslovakia from 1989 to 1992 and president of the Czech Republic since 1993 (born in 1936)
    Vaclav Havel.

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gnaeus_pompeius_magnus

  • noun Roman general and statesman who quarrelled with Caesar and fled to Egypt where he was murdered (106-48 BC)
    Pompey; Pompey the Great.

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absolutism

  • noun dominance through threat of punishment and violence
    tyranny; despotism.
  • noun a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
    tyranny; dictatorship; monocracy; Stalinism; shogunate; authoritarianism; despotism; one-man rule; Caesarism; totalitarianism.

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someone

  • noun a human being
    somebody; soul; person; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do

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che_guevara

  • noun an Argentine revolutionary leader who was Fidel Castro's chief lieutenant in the Cuban revolution; active in other Latin American countries; was captured and executed by the Bolivian army (1928-1967)
    Ernesto Guevara; Guevara.

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liberalistic

  • adjective satellite having or demonstrating belief in the essential goodness of man and the autonomy of the individual; favoring civil and political liberties, government by law with the consent of the governed, and protection from arbitrary authority

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doroteo_arango

  • noun Mexican revolutionary leader (1877-1923)
    Pancho Villa; Francisco Villa; Villa.

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shogunate

  • noun a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
    tyranny; absolutism; dictatorship; monocracy; Stalinism; authoritarianism; despotism; one-man rule; Caesarism; totalitarianism.

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supporter

  • noun a person who backs a politician or a team etc.
    champion; protagonist; admirer; friend; booster.
    • all their supporters came out for the game
    • they are friends of the library
  • noun someone who supports or champions something
    sponsor; patron.

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thomas

  • noun United States clockmaker who introduced mass production (1785-1859)
    Seth Thomas.
  • noun United States socialist who was a candidate for president six times (1884-1968)
    Norman Mattoon Thomas; Norman Thomas.

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liberality

  • noun an inclination to favor progress and individual freedom
    liberalness.
  • noun the trait of being generous in behavior and temperament
    liberalness.

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nansen

  • noun Norwegian explorer of the Arctic and director of the League of Nations relief program for refugees of World War I (1861-1930)
    Fridtjof Nansen.

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campaigner

  • noun a politician who is running for public office
    nominee; candidate.

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bolshevik

  • noun emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionaries
    bolshy; Marxist; red; bolshie.
  • noun a Russian member of the left-wing majority group that followed Lenin and eventually became the Russian communist party
    Bolshevist.

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republicanism

  • noun the political orientation of those who hold that a republic is the best form of government

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absolutist

  • noun one who advocates absolutism
  • adjective pertaining to the principle of totalitarianism
    absolutistic.

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cesar_estrada_chavez

  • noun United States labor leader who organized farm workers (born 1927)
    Chavez; Cesar Chavez.

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colin_powell

  • noun United States general who was the first African American to serve as chief of staff; later served as Secretary of State under President George W. Bush (born 1937)
    Powell; Colin luther Powell.

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one

  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; 1; single.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one
  • noun a single person or thing
    • he is the best one
    • this is the one I ordered

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seward

  • noun United States politician who as Secretary of State in 1867 arranged for the purchase of Alaska from Russia (known at the time as Seward's Folly) (1801-1872)
    William Henry Seward.

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kalinin

  • noun soviet statesman and head of state of the USSR (1875-1946)
    Mikhail Ivanovich Kalinin; Mikhail Kalinin.

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ian_smith

  • noun Rhodesian statesman who declared independence of Zimbabwe from Great Britain (born in 1919)
    Smith; Ian Douglas Smith.

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alcibiades

  • noun ancient Athenian statesman and general in the Peloponnesian War (circa 450-404 BC)

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marcus_tullius_cicero

  • noun a Roman statesman and orator remembered for his mastery of Latin prose (106-43 BC)
    Cicero; Tully.

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rabble-rouser

  • noun a political leader who seeks support by appealing to popular passions and prejudices
    demagogue; demagog.

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constitutionalism

  • noun a constitutional system of government (usually with a written constitution)
  • noun advocacy of a system of government according to constitutional principles

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john_r._major

  • noun British statesman who was prime minister from 1990 until 1997 (born in 1943)
    John Roy Major; Major; John Major.

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gnostic

  • noun an advocate of Gnosticism
  • adjective of or relating to Gnosticism
    • Gnostic writings

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collectivised

  • adjective satellite characterized by the principle of ownership by the state or the people of the means of production
    collectivized.
  • verb bring under collective control; of farms and industrial enterprises
    collectivize; collectivise.

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bloodless_revolution

  • noun the revolution against James II; there was little armed resistance to William and Mary in England although battles were fought in Scotland and Ireland (1688-1689)
    English Revolution; Glorious Revolution.

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bolshevistic

  • adjective of or relating to Bolshevism
    Bolshevist; Bolshevik.
    • Bolshevik Revolution

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falange

  • noun the Spanish Nazi party under Franco

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conservatism

  • noun a political or theological orientation advocating the preservation of the best in society and opposing radical changes
    conservativism.

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bevin

  • noun British labor leader and statesman who played an important role in diplomacy after World War II (1884-1951)
    Ernest Bevin.

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william_green

  • noun United States labor leader who was president of the American Federation of Labor from 1924 to 1952 and who led the struggle with the Congress of Industrial Organizations (1873-1952)
    Green.

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andre_maginot

  • noun French politician who proposed the Maginot Line (1877-1932)
    Maginot.

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blackshirt

  • noun a member of the Italian fascist party before World War II

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emiliano_zapata

  • noun Mexican revolutionary who led a revolt for agrarian reforms (1879-1919)
    Zapata.

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commonwealth

  • noun the official name of some states in the United States (Massachusetts and Pennsylvania and Virginia and Kentucky) and associated territories (Puerto Rico)
  • noun a politically organized body of people under a single government
    land; res publica; country; nation; state; body politic.
    • the state has elected a new president
    • African nations
    • students who had come to the nation's capitol
    • the country's largest manufacturer
    • an industrialized land

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william_pitt

  • noun English statesman and son of Pitt the Elder (1759-1806)
    Pitt the Younger; Pitt; Second Earl of Chatham.
  • noun English statesman who brought the Seven Years' War to an end (1708-1778)
    Pitt the Elder; First Earl of Chatham; Pitt.

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square

  • noun (geometry) a plane rectangle with four equal sides and four right angles; a four-sided regular polygon
    foursquare.
    • you can compute the area of a square if you know the length of its sides
  • noun the product of two equal terms
    second power.
    • nine is the second power of three
    • gravity is inversely proportional to the square of the distance

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castroism

  • noun a form of communism developed in Cuba by Fidel Castro

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william_dudley_haywood

  • noun United States labor leader and militant socialist who was one of the founders of the Industrial Workers of the World (1869-1928)
    Haywood; Big Bill Haywood.

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bolshy

  • noun emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionaries
    Marxist; red; Bolshevik; bolshie.
  • adjective satellite obstreperous
    stroppy.

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pacificism

  • noun the doctrine that all violence is unjustifiable
    passivism; pacifism.
  • noun the belief that all international disputes can be settled by arbitration
    pacifism.

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falangist

  • noun a Spanish member of General Franco's political party
    phalangist.

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second_earl_of_guilford

  • noun British statesman under George III whose policies led to rebellion in the American colonies (1732-1792)
    North; Frederick North.

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alben_william_barkley

  • noun United States politician and lawyer; vice president of the United States (1877-1956)
    Alben Barkley; Barkley.

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bernard_baruch

  • noun economic advisor to United States Presidents (1870-1965)
    Bernard Mannes Baruch; Baruch.

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gaius_cassius_longinus

  • noun prime mover in the conspiracy against Julius Caesar (died in 42 BC)
    Cassius Longinus; Cassius.

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duke_of_wellington

  • noun British general and statesman; he defeated Napoleon at Waterloo; subsequently served as Prime Minister (1769-1852)
    First Duke of Wellington; Iron Duke; Wellington; Arthur Wellesley.

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prince_otto_eduard_leopold_von_bismarck

  • noun German statesman under whose leadership Germany was united (1815-1898)
    Iron Chancellor; Otto von Bismarck; Bismarck; von Bismarck; Prince Otto von Bismarck.

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hardliner

  • noun a conservative who is uncompromising
  • adjective satellite firm and uncompromising
    hardline; hard-line.
    • a hard-line policy

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kemal_ataturk

  • noun Turkish statesman who abolished the caliphate and founded Turkey as a modern secular state (1881-1938)
    Kemal Pasha; Ataturk; Mustafa Kemal.

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party_man

  • noun a member of a political party who follows strictly the party line
    party liner.

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seditious

  • adjective satellite arousing to action or rebellion
    rabble-rousing; inflammatory; incitive; incendiary; instigative.
  • adjective satellite in opposition to a civil authority or government
    subversive; insurgent.

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more

  • noun English statesman who opposed Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon and was imprisoned and beheaded; recalled for his concept of Utopia, the ideal state
    Sir Thomas More; Thomas More.
  • adjective (comparative of `much' used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning greater in size or amount or extent or degree
    more than.
    • more land
    • more support
    • more rain fell
    • more than a gallon

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kruger

  • noun Boer statesman (1825-1904)
    Stephanus Johannes Paulus Kruger; Oom Paul Kruger.

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collectivistic

  • adjective satellite subscribing to the socialistic doctrine of ownership by the people collectively
    collectivised; collectivized; collectivist; state-controlled.

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robert_walpole

  • noun Englishman and Whig statesman who (under George I) was effectively the first British prime minister (1676-1745)
    Sir Robert Walpole; Walpole; First Earl of Orford.

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kenneth_kaunda

  • noun statesman who led Northern Rhodesia to full independence as Zambia in 1964 and served as Zambia's first president (1924-1999)
    Kenneth David Kaunda; Kaunda.

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technocrat

  • noun an expert who is a member of a highly skilled elite group
  • noun an advocate of technocracy

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daniel_ortega

  • noun Nicaraguan statesman (born in 1945)
    Ortega; Daniel Ortega Saavedra.

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robert_clive

  • noun British general and statesman whose victory at Plassey in 1757 strengthened British control of India (1725-1774)
    Baron Clive; Clive; Baron Clive of Plassey.

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broad-minded

  • adjective incapable of being shocked
    unshockable.
    • he was warmhearted, sensible and unshockable
  • adjective inclined to respect views and beliefs that differ from your own
    • a judge who is broad-minded but even-handed

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mate

  • noun the officer below the master on a commercial ship
    first mate.
  • noun a fellow member of a team
    teammate.
    • it was his first start against his former teammates

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first_duke_of_wellington

  • noun British general and statesman; he defeated Napoleon at Waterloo; subsequently served as Prime Minister (1769-1852)
    Iron Duke; Duke of Wellington; Wellington; Arthur Wellesley.

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wykeham

  • noun English prelate and statesman; founded a college at Oxford and Winchester College in Winchester; served as chancellor of England and bishop of Winchester (1324-1404)
    William of Wykeham.

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rankin

  • noun leader in the women's suffrage movement in Montana; the first woman to serve in the United States House of Representatives (1880-1973)
    Jeannette Rankin.

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political_boss

  • noun a leader in a political party who controls votes and dictates appointments
    party boss; boss.
    • party bosses have a reputation for corruption

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reformist

  • noun a disputant who advocates reform
    reformer; meliorist; social reformer; crusader.
  • adjective satellite favoring or promoting reform (often by government action)
    reform-minded; progressive.

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smuts

  • noun South African statesman and soldier (1870-1950)
    Jan Christian Smuts.
  • noun a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink
    smut; soot; crock; lampblack; carbon black.

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general_charles_de_gaulle

  • noun French general and statesman who became very popular during World War II as the leader of the Free French forces in exile (1890-1970)
    Charles de Gaulle; de Gaulle; Charles Andre Joseph Marie de Gaulle; General de Gaulle.

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red

  • noun red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood
    redness.
  • noun a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana
    Red River.

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statist

A statesman; a politician; one skilled in government. Obs.
Statists indeed, And lovers of their country. Milton.

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mao_zedong

  • noun Chinese communist leader (1893-1976)
    Mao Tsetung; Mao.

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comrade

  • noun a friend who is frequently in the company of another
    familiar; fellow; associate; companion.
    • drinking companions
    • comrades in arms
  • noun a fellow member of the Communist Party

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mercantile

  • adjective of or relating to the economic system of mercantilism
    • mercantile theories
    • mercantile system
  • adjective satellite profit oriented
    moneymaking; mercenary.
    • a commercial book
    • preached a mercantile and militant patriotism"- John Buchan
    • a mercenary enterprise
    • a moneymaking business

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theory

  • noun a well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural world; an organized system of accepted knowledge that applies in a variety of circumstances to explain a specific set of phenomena
    • theories can incorporate facts and laws and tested hypotheses
    • true in fact and theory
  • noun a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena
    hypothesis; possibility.
    • a scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory
    • he proposed a fresh theory of alkalis that later was accepted in chemical practices

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pitt_the_elder

  • noun English statesman who brought the Seven Years' War to an end (1708-1778)
    First Earl of Chatham; Pitt; William Pitt.

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mikhail_sergeyevich_gorbachev

  • noun Soviet statesman whose foreign policy brought an end to the Cold War and whose domestic policy introduced major reforms (born in 1931)
    Mikhail Gorbachev; Gorbachev.

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totalistic

  • adjective of or relating to the principles of totalitarianism according to which the state regulates every realm of life
    totalitarian.
    • totalitarian theory and practice
    • operating in a totalistic fashion

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labourite

  • noun a member of the British Labour Party

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baron_verulam

  • noun English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626)
    1st Baron Verulam; Sir Francis Bacon; Viscount St. Albans; Bacon; Francis Bacon.

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iron_chancellor

  • noun German statesman under whose leadership Germany was united (1815-1898)
    Otto von Bismarck; Bismarck; Prince Otto Eduard Leopold von Bismarck; von Bismarck; Prince Otto von Bismarck.

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peaceable

  • adjective satellite inclined or disposed to peace
    peace-loving.
    • they met in a peaceable spirit
    • peace-loving citizens
  • adjective not disturbed by strife or turmoil or war
    peaceful.
    • a peaceful nation
    • peaceful times
    • a far from peaceful Christmas
    • peaceful sleep

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castro

  • noun Cuban socialist leader who overthrew a dictator in 1959 and established a Marxist socialist state in Cuba (born in 1927)
    Fidel Castro; Fidel Castro Ruz.

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octavian

  • noun Roman statesman who established the Roman Empire and became emperor in 27 BC; defeated Mark Antony and Cleopatra in 31 BC at Actium (63 BC - AD 14)
    Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus; Gaius Octavianus; Augustus.

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bernard_mannes_baruch

  • noun economic advisor to United States Presidents (1870-1965)
    Bernard Baruch; Baruch.

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david_ben_gurion

  • noun Israeli statesman (born in Poland) and active Zionist who organized resistance against the British after World War II; prime minister of Israel (1886-1973)
    Ben Gurion; David Grun.

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revolutionary

  • noun a radical supporter of political or social revolution
    subversive; subverter; revolutionist.
  • adjective satellite markedly new or introducing radical change
    radical.
    • a revolutionary discovery
    • radical political views

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suharto

  • noun Indonesian statesman who seized power from Sukarno in 1967 (born in 1921)

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clinton

  • noun wife of President Clinton and later a woman member of the United States Senate (1947-)
    Hilary Clinton; Hilary Rodham Clinton.
  • noun 42nd President of the United States (1946-)
    President Clinton; Bill Clinton; William Jefferson Clinton.

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aleksandr_feodorovich_kerensky

  • noun Russian revolutionary who was head of state after Nicholas II abdicated but was overthrown by the Bolsheviks (1881-1970)
    Kerensky.

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libertarianism

  • noun an ideological belief in freedom of thought and speech

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running

  • noun (American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team
    run; running play; running game.
    • the defensive line braced to stop the run
    • the coach put great emphasis on running
  • noun the act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace
    run.
    • he broke into a run
    • his daily run keeps him fit

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tolerant

  • adjective showing respect for the rights or opinions or practices of others
  • adjective satellite tolerant and forgiving under provocation
    kind.
    • our neighbor was very kind about the window our son broke

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georges_jacques_danton

  • noun French revolutionary leader who stormed the Paris bastille and who supported the execution of Louis XVI but was guillotined by Robespierre for his opposition to the Reign of Terror (1759-1794)
    Danton.

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irridentist

  • noun an advocate of irredentism
    irredentist.

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fabian

  • noun a member of the Fabian Society in Britain
  • adjective of or relating to Fabianism
    • the Fabian society

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secularist

  • noun an advocate of secularism; someone who believes that religion should be excluded from government and education

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darwinian

  • noun an advocate of Darwinism
  • adjective of or relating to Charles Darwin's theory of organic evolution
    • Darwinian theories

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mortal

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; person; individual.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • adjective subject to death
    • mortal beings

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acheson

  • noun United States statesman who promoted the Marshall Plan and helped establish NATO (1893-1971)
    Dean Acheson; Dean Gooderham Acheson.

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bridges

  • noun United States labor leader who organized the longshoremen (1901-1990)
    Harry Bridges.
  • noun a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
    bridge; span.

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statesmanly

  • adjective marked by the qualities of or befitting a statesman
    statesmanlike.
    • a man of statesmanlike judgment
    • a statesmanlike solution of the present perplexities"-V.L.Parrington

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political_orientation

  • noun an orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation
    ideology; political theory.

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julius_caesar

  • noun conqueror of Gaul and master of Italy (100-44 BC)
    Caesar; Gaius Julius Caesar.

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mao

  • noun an enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of many body compounds (e.g., epinephrine and norepinephrine and serotonin)
    monoamine oxidase.
  • noun Chinese communist leader (1893-1976)
    Mao Tsetung; Mao Zedong.

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tom_bradley

  • noun United States politician who was elected the first black mayor of Los Angeles (1917-1998)
    Bradley; Thomas Bradley.

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radical

  • noun (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
    chemical group; group.
  • noun an atom or group of atoms with at least one unpaired electron; in the body it is usually an oxygen molecule that has lost an electron and will stabilize itself by stealing an electron from a nearby molecule
    free radical.
    • in the body free radicals are high-energy particles that ricochet wildly and damage cells

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haldane

  • noun Scottish geneticist (son of John Haldane) who contributed to the development of population genetics; a popularizer of science and a Marxist (1892-1964)
    John Burdon Sanderson Haldane; J. B. S. Haldane.
  • noun Scottish physiologist and brother of Richard Haldane and Elizabeth Haldane; noted for research into industrial diseases (1860-1936)
    John Scott Haldane; John Haldane.

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samuel_gompers

  • noun United States labor leader (born in England) who was president of the American Federation of Labor from 1886 to 1924 (1850-1924)
    Gompers.

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demagog

  • noun a political leader who seeks support by appealing to popular passions and prejudices
    demagogue; rabble-rouser.

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elder

  • noun a person who is older than you are
    senior.
  • noun any of numerous shrubs or small trees of temperate and subtropical northern hemisphere having white flowers and berrylike fruit
    elderberry bush.

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revolution

  • noun a drastic and far-reaching change in ways of thinking and behaving
    • the industrial revolution was also a cultural revolution
  • noun the overthrow of a government by those who are governed

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prince_otto_von_bismarck

  • noun German statesman under whose leadership Germany was united (1815-1898)
    Iron Chancellor; Otto von Bismarck; Bismarck; Prince Otto Eduard Leopold von Bismarck; von Bismarck.

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klemens_metternich

  • noun Austrian statesman (1773-1859)
    Prince Klemens Wenzel Nepomuk Lothar von Metternich; Metternich.

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totalitarianism

  • noun a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
    tyranny; absolutism; dictatorship; monocracy; Stalinism; shogunate; authoritarianism; despotism; one-man rule; Caesarism.
  • noun the principle of complete and unrestricted power in government
    absolutism; totalism.

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political_hack

  • noun a politician who belongs to a small clique that controls a political party for private rather than public ends
    hack; machine politician; ward-heeler.

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general_de_gaulle

  • noun French general and statesman who became very popular during World War II as the leader of the Free French forces in exile (1890-1970)
    Charles de Gaulle; de Gaulle; Charles Andre Joseph Marie de Gaulle; General Charles de Gaulle.

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horse

  • noun solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
    Equus caballus.
  • noun a padded gymnastic apparatus on legs
    gymnastic horse.

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jacobinism

  • noun the ideology of the most radical element of the French Revolution that instituted the Reign of Terror

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north

  • noun the region of the United States lying to the north of the Mason-Dixon line
  • noun the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War)
    Union.
    • he has visited every state in the Union
    • Lee hoped to detach Maryland from the Union
    • the North's superior resources turned the scale

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far_left

  • adjective satellite radical or extremely liberal

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william_maxwell_aitken

  • noun British newspaper publisher and politician (born in Canada); confidant of Winston Churchill (1879-1964)
    Beaverbrook; 1st Baron Beaverbrook.

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chou_en-lai

  • noun Chinese revolutionary and communist leader (1898-1976)
    Zhou En-lai.

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achmad_sukarno

  • noun Indonesian statesman who obtained the independence of Indonesia from the Netherlands in 1949 and served as president until ousted by Suharto in a coup d'etat (1901-1970)
    Sukarno.

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potyokin

  • noun a Russian officer and politician who was a favorite of Catherine II and in 1762 helped her to seize power; when she visited the Crimea in 1787 he gave the order for sham villages to be built (1739-1791)
    Grigori Potyokin; Grigori Potemkin; Grigori Aleksandrovich Potemkin; Potemkin.

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vicomte_de_chateaubriand

  • noun French statesman and writer; considered a precursor of the romantic movement in France (1768-1848)
    Chateaubriand; Francois Rene Chateaubriand.

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militant

  • noun a militant reformer
    activist.
  • adjective satellite disposed to warfare or hard-line policies
    hawkish; warlike.
    • militant nations
    • hawkish congressman
    • warlike policies

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liberalness

  • noun an inclination to favor progress and individual freedom
    liberality.
  • noun the trait of being generous in behavior and temperament
    liberality.

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young_turk

  • noun a member of one or more of the insurgent groups in Turkey in the late 19th century who rebelled against the absolutism of Ottoman rule
  • noun a young radical who agitates for reform

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zealot

  • noun a fervent and even militant proponent of something
    partisan; drumbeater.
  • noun a member of an ancient Jewish sect in Judea in the first century who fought to the death against the Romans and who killed or persecuted Jews who collaborated with the Romans

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state-controlled

  • adjective satellite subscribing to the socialistic doctrine of ownership by the people collectively
    collectivised; collectivistic; collectivized; collectivist.

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vargas

  • noun Brazilian statesman who ruled Brazil as a virtual dictator (1883-1954)
    Getulio Dornelles Vargas.

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grigori_potyokin

  • noun a Russian officer and politician who was a favorite of Catherine II and in 1762 helped her to seize power; when she visited the Crimea in 1787 he gave the order for sham villages to be built (1739-1791)
    Grigori Potemkin; Potyokin; Grigori Aleksandrovich Potemkin; Potemkin.

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friend

  • noun a person you know well and regard with affection and trust
    • he was my best friend at the university
  • noun an associate who provides cooperation or assistance
    ally.
    • he's a good ally in fight

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mercantile_system

  • noun an economic system (Europe in 18th century) to increase a nation's wealth by government regulation of all of the nation's commercial interests
    mercantilism.

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eamon_de_valera

  • noun Irish statesman (born in the United States); as president of the Irish Free State he was responsible for the new constitution of 1937 that created the state of Eire (1882-1975)
    de Valera.

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stalking-horse

  • noun a candidate put forward to divide the Opposition or to mask the true candidate
  • noun something serving to conceal plans; a fictitious reason that is concocted in order to conceal the real reason
    pretext.

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deng_xiaoping

  • noun Chinese communist statesman (1904-1997)
    Teng Hsiao-ping; Teng Hsiaoping.

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sachem

  • noun a political leader (especially of Tammany Hall)
  • noun a chief of a North American tribe or confederation (especially an Algonquian chief)
    sagamore.

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vladimir_ilich_ulyanov

  • noun Russian founder of the Bolsheviks and leader of the Russian Revolution and first head of the USSR (1870-1924)
    Lenin; Vladimir Ilich Lenin; Vladimir Ilyich Lenin; Vladimir Lenin; Nikolai Lenin; Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov.

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konrad_adenauer

  • noun German statesman; chancellor of West Germany (1876-1967)
    Adenauer.

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civil_liberty

  • noun one's freedom to exercise one's rights as guaranteed under the laws of the country
    political liberty.
  • noun fundamental individual right protected by law and expressed as immunity from unwarranted governmental interference

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mexican_revolution

  • noun a revolution for agrarian reforms led in northern Mexico by Pancho Villa and in southern Mexico by Emiliano Zapata (1910-1911)

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running_mate

  • noun a nominee for the lesser of two closely related political offices

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dean_gooderham_acheson

  • noun United States statesman who promoted the Marshall Plan and helped establish NATO (1893-1971)
    Acheson; Dean Acheson.

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lenin

  • noun Russian founder of the Bolsheviks and leader of the Russian Revolution and first head of the USSR (1870-1924)
    Vladimir Ilich Lenin; Vladimir Ilich Ulyanov; Vladimir Ilyich Lenin; Vladimir Lenin; Nikolai Lenin; Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov.

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guevara

  • noun an Argentine revolutionary leader who was Fidel Castro's chief lieutenant in the Cuban revolution; active in other Latin American countries; was captured and executed by the Bolivian army (1928-1967)
    Ernesto Guevara; Che Guevara.

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flaminius

  • noun Roman statesman and general who built the Flaminian Way; died when he was defeated by Hannibal (died 217 BC)
    Gaius Flaminius.

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guild

  • noun a formal association of people with similar interests
    club; society; social club; gild; lodge; order.
    • he joined a golf club
    • they formed a small lunch society
    • men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today

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first_viscount_haldane_of_cloan

  • noun Scottish statesman and brother of Elizabeth and John Haldane (1856-1928)
    Haldane; Richard Burdon Haldane; Richard Haldane.

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utopianism

  • noun the political orientation of a Utopian who believes in impossibly idealistic schemes of social perfection

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anwar_sadat

  • noun Egyptian statesman who (as president of Egypt) negotiated a peace treaty with Menachem Begin (then prime minister of Israel) (1918-1981)
    Anwar el-Sadat; Sadat.

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absolutistic

  • adjective pertaining to the principle of totalitarianism
    absolutist.

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menachem_begin

  • noun Israeli statesman (born in Russia) who (as prime minister of Israel) negotiated a peace treaty with Anwar Sadat (then the president of Egypt) (1913-1992)
    Begin.

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stephen_arnold_douglas

  • noun United States politician who proposed that individual territories be allowed to decide whether they would have slavery; he engaged in a famous series of debates with Abraham Lincoln (1813-1861)
    Little Giant; Stephen A. Douglas; Douglas.

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meritocratic

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of a meritocracy
    • meritocratic society

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wobbly

  • noun a member of the Industrial Workers of the World
  • adjective satellite inclined to shake as from weakness or defect
    shaky; rickety; wonky.
    • a rickety table
    • a wobbly chair with shaky legs
    • the ladder felt a little wobbly
    • the bridge still stands though one of the arches is wonky

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kaunda

  • noun statesman who led Northern Rhodesia to full independence as Zambia in 1964 and served as Zambia's first president (1924-1999)
    Kenneth David Kaunda; Kenneth Kaunda.

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prince_klemens_wenzel_nepomuk_lothar_von_metternich

  • noun Austrian statesman (1773-1859)
    Klemens Metternich; Metternich.

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revolutionist

  • noun a radical supporter of political or social revolution
    revolutionary; subversive; subverter.

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nominee

  • noun a politician who is running for public office
    campaigner; candidate.

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supremacist

  • noun a person who advocates the supremacy of some particular group or race over all others

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francis_bacon

  • noun English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626)
    1st Baron Verulam; Sir Francis Bacon; Baron Verulam; Viscount St. Albans; Bacon.

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konoe

  • noun Japanese statesman who set Japan's expansionist policies and formed an alliance with Germany and Italy (1891-1945)
    Fumimaro Konoye; Prince Fumimaro Konoe; Konoye; Prince Fumimaro Konoye; Fumimaro Konoe.

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pro

  • noun an athlete who plays for pay
    professional.
  • noun an argument in favor of a proposal

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leveller

  • noun a radical who advocates the abolition of social distinctions
    leveler.

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chaim_weizmann

  • noun Israeli statesman who persuaded the United States to recognize the new state of Israel and became its first president (1874-1952)
    Weizmann; Chaim Azriel Weizmann.

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douglas

  • noun United States politician who proposed that individual territories be allowed to decide whether they would have slavery; he engaged in a famous series of debates with Abraham Lincoln (1813-1861)
    Stephen Arnold Douglas; Little Giant; Stephen A. Douglas.

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william_of_wykeham

  • noun English prelate and statesman; founded a college at Oxford and Winchester College in Winchester; served as chancellor of England and bishop of Winchester (1324-1404)
    Wykeham.

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favorite_son

  • noun a United States politician favored mainly in his or her home state

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american_revolutionary_war

  • noun the revolution of the American Colonies against Great Britain; 1775-1783
    War of American Independence; American Revolution; American War of Independence.

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glorious_revolution

  • noun the revolution against James II; there was little armed resistance to William and Mary in England although battles were fought in Scotland and Ireland (1688-1689)
    English Revolution; Bloodless Revolution.

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dynamiter

  • noun a person who uses dynamite in a revolutionary cause
    dynamitist.

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trotskyism

  • noun the form of communism advocated by Leon Trotsky; calls for immediate worldwide revolution by the proletariat

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cincinnatus

  • noun Roman statesman regarded as a model of simple virtue; he twice was called to assume dictatorship of Rome and each time retired to his farm (519-438 BC)
    Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus.

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chaim_azriel_weizmann

  • noun Israeli statesman who persuaded the United States to recognize the new state of Israel and became its first president (1874-1952)
    Chaim Weizmann; Weizmann.

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moderationist

  • noun a moderate drinker (as opposed to a total abstainer)
  • noun a person who takes a position in the political center
    centrist; middle of the roader; moderate.

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mrs._gandhi

  • noun daughter of Nehru who served as prime minister of India from 1966 to 1977 (1917-1984)
    Indira Gandhi; Gandhi; Indira Nehru Gandhi.

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progressivism

  • noun the political orientation of those who favor progress toward better conditions in government and society

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sect

  • noun a subdivision of a larger religious group
    religious order; religious sect.
  • noun a dissenting clique
    faction.

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jones

  • noun United States labor leader (born in Ireland) who helped to found the Industrial Workers of the World (1830-1930)
    Mary Harris Jones; Mother Jones.
  • noun United States railroad engineer who died trying to stop his train from crashing into another train; a friend wrote a famous ballad describing the incident (1864-1900)
    John Luther Jones; Casey Jones.

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william_jennings_bryan

  • noun United States lawyer and politician who advocated free silver and prosecuted John Scopes (1925) for teaching evolution in a Tennessee high school (1860-1925)
    Bryan; Great Commoner; Boy Orator of the Platte.

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neoconservatism

  • noun an approach to politics or theology that represents a return to a traditional point of view (in contrast to more liberal or radical schools of thought of the 1960s)

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cassius_longinus

  • noun prime mover in the conspiracy against Julius Caesar (died in 42 BC)
    Cassius; Gaius Cassius Longinus.

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disarmer

  • noun someone opposed to violence as a means of settling disputes
    pacificist; pacifist.

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hosni_mubarak

  • noun Egyptian statesman who became president in 1981 after Sadat was assassinated (born in 1929)
    Mubarak.

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standard-bearer

  • noun an outstanding leader of a political movement
  • noun the soldier who carries the standard of the unit in military parades or in battle
    color bearer.

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gandhi

  • noun daughter of Nehru who served as prime minister of India from 1966 to 1977 (1917-1984)
    Indira Gandhi; Mrs. Gandhi; Indira Nehru Gandhi.
  • noun political and spiritual leader during India's struggle with Great Britain for home rule; an advocate of passive resistance (1869-1948)
    Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi; Mahatma Gandhi.

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dovishness

  • noun any political orientation favoring compromise to avoid conflict

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vladimir_ilich_lenin

  • noun Russian founder of the Bolsheviks and leader of the Russian Revolution and first head of the USSR (1870-1924)
    Lenin; Vladimir Ilich Ulyanov; Vladimir Ilyich Lenin; Vladimir Lenin; Nikolai Lenin; Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov.

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fumimaro_konoye

  • noun Japanese statesman who set Japan's expansionist policies and formed an alliance with Germany and Italy (1891-1945)
    Konoe; Prince Fumimaro Konoe; Konoye; Prince Fumimaro Konoye; Fumimaro Konoe.

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duc_de_sully

  • noun French statesman (1560-1641)
    Sully; Maxmilien de Bethune.

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socialistic

  • adjective advocating or following the socialist principles
    socialist.
    • socialistic government

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lewis

  • noun United States rock star singer and pianist (born in 1935)
    Jerry Lee Lewis.
  • noun United States athlete who won gold medals at the Olympics for his skill in sprinting and jumping (born in 1961)
    Frederick Carleton Lewis; Carl Lewis.

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sir_robert_walpole

  • noun Englishman and Whig statesman who (under George I) was effectively the first British prime minister (1676-1745)
    Walpole; First Earl of Orford; Robert Walpole.

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humanitarian

  • noun someone devoted to the promotion of human welfare and to social reforms
    improver; do-gooder.
  • noun an advocate of the principles of humanism; someone concerned with the interests and welfare of humans
    humanist.

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norman_mattoon_thomas

  • noun United States socialist who was a candidate for president six times (1884-1968)
    Thomas; Norman Thomas.

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stephen_a._douglas

  • noun United States politician who proposed that individual territories be allowed to decide whether they would have slavery; he engaged in a famous series of debates with Abraham Lincoln (1813-1861)
    Stephen Arnold Douglas; Little Giant; Douglas.

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left-of-center

  • adjective satellite believing in or supporting tenets of the political left
    leftist; left-wing.

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fabianism

  • noun socialism to be established by gradual reforms within the law

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nazism

  • noun a form of socialism featuring racism and expansionism and obedience to a strong leader
    national socialism; Naziism.

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french_revolution

  • noun the revolution in France against the Bourbons; 1789-1799

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subversive

  • noun a radical supporter of political or social revolution
    revolutionary; subverter; revolutionist.
  • adjective satellite in opposition to a civil authority or government
    insurgent; seditious.

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unpeaceful

  • adjective not peaceful
    • unpeaceful times
    • an unpeaceful marriage

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gaius_julius_caesar_octavianus

  • noun Roman statesman who established the Roman Empire and became emperor in 27 BC; defeated Mark Antony and Cleopatra in 31 BC at Actium (63 BC - AD 14)
    Gaius Octavianus; Octavian; Augustus.

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alben_barkley

  • noun United States politician and lawyer; vice president of the United States (1877-1956)
    Barkley; Alben William Barkley.

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kenyata

  • noun Kenyan statesman and the first president of independent Kenya (1893-1978)
    Jomo Kenyata.

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statecraft

  • noun wisdom in the management of public affairs
    statesmanship; diplomacy.

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relation

  • noun an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
  • noun the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur
    congress; intercourse; sexual intercourse; sex act; sexual relation; carnal knowledge; sexual congress; copulation; coitus; coition.

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national_socialism

  • noun a form of socialism featuring racism and expansionism and obedience to a strong leader
    Nazism; Naziism.

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german_nazi

  • noun a German member of Adolf Hitler's political party
    Nazi.

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right-winger

  • noun a member of a right wing political party
    rightist.

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chamberlain

  • noun British statesman who as Prime Minister pursued a policy of appeasement toward fascist Germany (1869-1940)
    Arthur Neville Chamberlain; Neville Chamberlain.
  • noun the treasurer of a municipal corporation

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zapata

  • noun Mexican revolutionary who led a revolt for agrarian reforms (1879-1919)
    Emiliano Zapata.

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winston_s._churchill

  • noun British statesman and leader during World War II; received Nobel prize for literature in 1953 (1874-1965)
    Sir Winston Leonard Spenser Churchill; Churchill; Winston Churchill.

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communism

  • noun a form of socialism that abolishes private ownership
  • noun a political theory favoring collectivism in a classless society

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mubarak

  • noun Egyptian statesman who became president in 1981 after Sadat was assassinated (born in 1929)
    Hosni Mubarak.

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william_ewart_gladstone

  • noun liberal British statesman who served as prime minister four times (1809-1898)
    Gladstone; William Gladstone.

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warlike

  • adjective satellite disposed to warfare or hard-line policies
    militant; hawkish.
    • militant nations
    • hawkish congressman
    • warlike policies
  • adjective satellite suggesting war or military life
    martial.

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communise

  • verb make Communist or bring in accord with Communist principles
    communize; bolshevise; bolshevize.
    • communize the government
  • verb make into property owned by the state
    communize.
    • The new government communized all banks

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molotov

  • noun Soviet statesman (1890-1986)
    Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Molotov.
  • noun a city in the European part of Russia
    Perm.

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apologist

  • noun a person who argues to defend or justify some policy or institution
    justifier; vindicator.
    • an apologist for capital punishment

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statesmanlike

  • adjective marked by the qualities of or befitting a statesman
    statesmanly.
    • a man of statesmanlike judgment
    • a statesmanlike solution of the present perplexities"-V.L.Parrington

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royalist

  • noun an advocate of the principles of monarchy
    monarchist.
  • noun a royalist supporter of Charles I during the English Civil War
    Cavalier.

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samuel_houston

  • noun United States politician and military leader who fought to gain independence for Texas from Mexico and to make it a part of the United States (1793-1863)
    Houston; Sam Houston.

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hamilton

  • noun Irish mathematician (1806-1865)
    William Rowan Hamilton; Sir William Rowan Hamilton.
  • noun English beauty who was the mistress of Admiral Nelson (1765-1815)
    Lady Emma Hamilton; Amy Lyon.

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communist

  • noun a socialist who advocates communism
    commie.
  • noun a member of the communist party

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february_revolution

  • noun the revolution against the czarist government which led to the abdication of Nicholas II and the creation of a provisional government in March 1917
    Russian Revolution.

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ernest_bevin

  • noun British labor leader and statesman who played an important role in diplomacy after World War II (1884-1951)
    Bevin.

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pitt_the_younger

  • noun English statesman and son of Pitt the Elder (1759-1806)
    Pitt; Second Earl of Chatham; William Pitt.

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spoiler

  • noun a candidate with no chance of winning but who may draw enough votes to prevent one of the leading candidates from winning
  • noun someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)
    looter; despoiler; plunderer; pillager; freebooter; raider.

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jinnah

  • noun Indian statesman who was the founder of Pakistan as a Muslim state (1876-1948)
    Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

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de

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    Diamond State; Delaware; First State.

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moderatism

  • noun a political philosophy of avoiding the extremes of left and right by taking a moderate position or course of action
    centrism.

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mandarin

  • noun shrub or small tree having flattened globose fruit with very sweet aromatic pulp and thin yellow-orange to flame-orange rind that is loose and easily removed; native to southeastern Asia
    mandarin orange tree; Citrus reticulata; mandarin orange.
  • noun a member of an elite intellectual or cultural group

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lorenzo_the_magnificent

  • noun Italian statesman and scholar who supported many artists and humanists including Michelangelo and Leonardo and Botticelli (1449-1492)
    Lorenzo de'Medici.

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turk

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Turkey

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sequestration

  • noun the act of segregating or sequestering
    segregation.
    • sequestration of the jury
  • noun the action of forming a chelate or other stable compound with an ion or atom or molecule so that it is no longer available for reactions

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gladstone

  • noun liberal British statesman who served as prime minister four times (1809-1898)
    William Ewart Gladstone; William Gladstone.
  • noun a large travelling bag made of stiff leather
    Gladstone bag; portmanteau.

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karl_marx

  • noun founder of modern communism; wrote the Communist Manifesto with Engels in 1848; wrote Das Kapital in 1867 (1818-1883)
    Marx.

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segregate

  • noun someone who is or has been segregated
  • verb separate by race or religion; practice a policy of racial segregation
    • This neighborhood is segregated
    • We don't segregate in this county

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partitionist

  • noun an advocate of partitioning a country

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republican

  • noun a member of the Republican Party
  • noun an advocate of a republic (usually in opposition to a monarchy)

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counterrevolution

  • noun a revolution whose aim is to reverse the changes introduced by a previous revolution

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villa

  • noun Mexican revolutionary leader (1877-1923)
    Pancho Villa; Francisco Villa; Doroteo Arango.
  • noun detached or semidetached suburban house

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progressive

  • noun a tense of verbs used in describing action that is on-going
    progressive tense; imperfect; imperfect tense; continuous tense.
  • noun a person who favors a political philosophy of progress and reform and the protection of civil liberties
    liberal; liberalist.

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sovietism

  • noun Soviet communism
    Bolshevism; collectivism.

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spokesperson

  • noun an advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose
    interpreter; voice; representative.
    • the meeting was attended by spokespersons for all the major organs of government

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politician

  • noun a leader engaged in civil administration
  • noun a person active in party politics
    pol; political leader; politico.

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vladimir_ilyich_ulyanov

  • noun Russian founder of the Bolsheviks and leader of the Russian Revolution and first head of the USSR (1870-1924)
    Lenin; Vladimir Ilich Lenin; Vladimir Ilich Ulyanov; Vladimir Ilyich Lenin; Vladimir Lenin; Nikolai Lenin.

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neutralist

  • noun an advocate of neutrality in international affairs

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pacifism

  • noun the doctrine that all violence is unjustifiable
    pacificism; passivism.
  • noun the belief that all international disputes can be settled by arbitration
    pacificism.

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reactionist

  • adjective satellite extremely conservative
    far-right; reactionary.

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sir_winston_leonard_spenser_churchill

  • noun British statesman and leader during World War II; received Nobel prize for literature in 1953 (1874-1965)
    Churchill; Winston Churchill; Winston S. Churchill.

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far-right

  • adjective satellite extremely conservative
    reactionist; reactionary.

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humanist

  • noun a classical scholar or student of the liberal arts
  • noun an advocate of the principles of humanism; someone concerned with the interests and welfare of humans
    humanitarian.

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activity

  • noun any specific behavior
    • they avoided all recreational activity
  • noun the state of being active
    action; activeness.
    • his sphere of activity
    • he is out of action

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muhammad_ali_jinnah

  • noun Indian statesman who was the founder of Pakistan as a Muslim state (1876-1948)
    Jinnah.

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nellie_tayloe_ross

  • noun a politician in Wyoming who was the first woman governor in the United States (1876-1977)
    Nellie Ross; Ross.

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little_giant

  • noun United States politician who proposed that individual territories be allowed to decide whether they would have slavery; he engaged in a famous series of debates with Abraham Lincoln (1813-1861)
    Stephen Arnold Douglas; Stephen A. Douglas; Douglas.

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segregator

  • noun someone who believes the races should be kept apart
    segregationist.

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jackson

  • noun English film actress who later became a member of British Parliament (born in 1936)
    Glenda Jackson.
  • noun United States singer who began singing with his four brothers and later became a highly successful star during the 1980s (born in 1958)
    Michael Joe Jackson; Michael Jackson.

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gorbachev

  • noun Soviet statesman whose foreign policy brought an end to the Cold War and whose domestic policy introduced major reforms (born in 1931)
    Mikhail Gorbachev; Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev.

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fox

  • noun alert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail; most are predators that do not hunt in packs
  • noun a shifty deceptive person
    dodger; slyboots.

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up

  • verb raise
    • up the ante
  • adjective being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level
    • the anchor is up
    • the sun is up
    • he lay face up
    • he is up by a pawn
    • the market is up
    • the corn is up

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jomo_kenyata

  • noun Kenyan statesman and the first president of independent Kenya (1893-1978)
    Kenyata.

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maxmilien_de_bethune

  • noun French statesman (1560-1641)
    Sully; Duc de Sully.

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individual

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; person; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a single organism

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theocracy

  • noun a political unit governed by a deity (or by officials thought to be divinely guided)
  • noun the belief in government by divine guidance

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treason

  • noun a crime that undermines the offender's government
    lese majesty; high treason.
  • noun disloyalty by virtue of subversive behavior
    subversiveness; traitorousness.

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pompey_the_great

  • noun Roman general and statesman who quarrelled with Caesar and fled to Egypt where he was murdered (106-48 BC)
    Pompey; Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus.

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internationalist

  • noun an advocate of internationalism
  • noun a member of a socialist or communist international

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dark_horse

  • noun a political candidate who is not well known but could win unexpectedly
  • noun a racehorse about which little is known

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insurgence

  • noun an organized rebellion aimed at overthrowing a constituted government through the use of subversion and armed conflict
    insurgency.

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exponent

  • noun a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
    advocator; proponent; advocate.
  • noun someone who expounds and interprets or explains

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one-man_rule

  • noun a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
    tyranny; absolutism; dictatorship; monocracy; Stalinism; shogunate; authoritarianism; despotism; Caesarism; totalitarianism.

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subverter

  • noun a radical supporter of political or social revolution
    revolutionary; subversive; revolutionist.

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partisan

  • noun a fervent and even militant proponent of something
    zealot; drumbeater.
  • noun an ardent and enthusiastic supporter of some person or activity
    enthusiast; partizan.

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blair

  • noun British statesman who became prime minister in 1997 (born in 1953)
    Tony Blair; Anthony Charles Lynton Blair.

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justifier

  • noun a person who argues to defend or justify some policy or institution
    apologist; vindicator.
    • an apologist for capital punishment

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niccolo_machiavelli

  • noun a statesman of Florence who advocated a strong central government (1469-1527)
    Machiavelli.

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state

  • noun the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
    province.
    • his state is in the deep south
  • noun the way something is with respect to its main attributes
    • the current state of knowledge
    • his state of health
    • in a weak financial state

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sir_thomas_more

  • noun English statesman who opposed Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon and was imprisoned and beheaded; recalled for his concept of Utopia, the ideal state
    Thomas More; More.

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henry_clay

  • noun United States politician responsible for the Missouri Compromise between free and slave states (1777-1852)
    the Great Compromiser; Clay.

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daniel_ortega_saavedra

  • noun Nicaraguan statesman (born in 1945)
    Ortega; Daniel Ortega.

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trotsky

  • noun Russian revolutionary and Communist theorist who helped Lenin and built up the army; he was ousted from the Communist Party by Stalin and eventually assassinated in Mexico (1879-1940)
    Lev Davidovich Bronstein; Leon Trotsky.

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frederick_north

  • noun British statesman under George III whose policies led to rebellion in the American colonies (1732-1792)
    North; Second Earl of Guilford.

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conservativist

  • noun a person who is reluctant to accept changes and new ideas
    conservative.

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monarchist

  • noun an advocate of the principles of monarchy
    royalist.

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classless

  • adjective satellite favoring social equality
    egalitarian.
    • a classless society

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richard_haldane

  • noun Scottish statesman and brother of Elizabeth and John Haldane (1856-1928)
    Haldane; Richard Burdon Haldane; First Viscount Haldane of Cloan.

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charles_watson-wentworth

  • noun English statesman who served as prime minister and who opposed the war with the American colonies (1730-1782)
    Rockingham; Second Marquis of Rockingham.

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nasser

  • noun Egyptian statesman who nationalized the Suez Canal (1918-1970)
    Gamal Abdel Nasser.
  • noun lake in Egypt formed by dams built on the Nile River at Aswan
    Lake Nasser.

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barkley

  • noun United States politician and lawyer; vice president of the United States (1877-1956)
    Alben Barkley; Alben William Barkley.

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stalinism

  • noun a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
    tyranny; absolutism; dictatorship; monocracy; shogunate; authoritarianism; despotism; one-man rule; Caesarism; totalitarianism.

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democrat

  • noun a member of the Democratic Party
  • noun an advocate of democratic principles
    populist.

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boss

  • noun a person who exercises control over workers
    foreman; chief; gaffer; honcho.
    • if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman
  • noun a person responsible for hiring workers
    hirer.
    • the boss hired three more men for the new job

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francois_maurice_marie_mitterrand

  • noun French statesman and president of France from 1981 to 1985 (1916-1996)
    Mitterrand; Francois Mitterrand.

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1st_earl_baldwin_of_bewdley

  • noun English statesman; member of the Conservative Party (1867-1947)
    Stanley Baldwin; Baldwin.

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gaius_octavianus

  • noun Roman statesman who established the Roman Empire and became emperor in 27 BC; defeated Mark Antony and Cleopatra in 31 BC at Actium (63 BC - AD 14)
    Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus; Octavian; Augustus.

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jean_paul_marat

  • noun French revolutionary leader (born in Switzerland) who was a leader in overthrowing the Girondists and was stabbed to death in his bath by Charlotte Corday (1743-1793)
    Marat.

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conservativism

  • noun a political or theological orientation advocating the preservation of the best in society and opposing radical changes
    conservatism.

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winston_churchill

  • noun British statesman and leader during World War II; received Nobel prize for literature in 1953 (1874-1965)
    Sir Winston Leonard Spenser Churchill; Churchill; Winston S. Churchill.

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prince_fumimaro_konoye

  • noun Japanese statesman who set Japan's expansionist policies and formed an alliance with Germany and Italy (1891-1945)
    Fumimaro Konoye; Konoe; Prince Fumimaro Konoe; Konoye; Fumimaro Konoe.

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metternich

  • noun Austrian statesman (1773-1859)
    Klemens Metternich; Prince Klemens Wenzel Nepomuk Lothar von Metternich.

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tyranny

  • noun a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
    absolutism; dictatorship; monocracy; Stalinism; shogunate; authoritarianism; despotism; one-man rule; Caesarism; totalitarianism.
  • noun dominance through threat of punishment and violence
    absolutism; despotism.

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arafat

  • noun Palestinian statesman who was chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization (1929-2004)
    Yasser Arafat.

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federalist

  • noun an advocate of federalism
  • noun a member of a former political party in the United States that favored a strong centralized federal government

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war_of_american_independence

  • noun the revolution of the American Colonies against Great Britain; 1775-1783
    American Revolution; American War of Independence; American Revolutionary War.

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stalin

  • noun Russian leader who succeeded Lenin as head of the Communist Party and created a totalitarian state by purging all opposition (1879-1953)
    Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili; Joseph Stalin.

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otto_von_bismarck

  • noun German statesman under whose leadership Germany was united (1815-1898)
    Iron Chancellor; Bismarck; Prince Otto Eduard Leopold von Bismarck; von Bismarck; Prince Otto von Bismarck.

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william_gladstone

  • noun liberal British statesman who served as prime minister four times (1809-1898)
    Gladstone; William Ewart Gladstone.

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dynamitist

  • noun a person who uses dynamite in a revolutionary cause
    dynamiter.

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von_bismarck

  • noun German statesman under whose leadership Germany was united (1815-1898)
    Iron Chancellor; Otto von Bismarck; Bismarck; Prince Otto Eduard Leopold von Bismarck; Prince Otto von Bismarck.

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segregationism

  • noun a political orientation favoring political or racial segregation

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federalism

  • noun the idea of a federal organization of more or less self-governing units

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marcus_vipsanius_agrippa

  • noun Roman general who commanded the fleet that defeated the forces of Antony and Cleopatra at Actium (63-12 BC)
    Agrippa.

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communize

  • verb make Communist or bring in accord with Communist principles
    bolshevise; communise; bolshevize.
    • communize the government
  • verb make into property owned by the state
    communise.
    • The new government communized all banks

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moshe_dayan

  • noun Israeli general and statesman (1915-1981)
    Dayan.

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nehru

  • noun Indian statesman and leader with Gandhi in the struggle for home rule; was the first prime minister of the Republic of India from 1947 to 1964 (1889-1964)
    Jawaharlal Nehru.

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alexander_hamilton

  • noun United States statesman and leader of the Federalists; as the first Secretary of the Treasury he establish a federal bank; was mortally wounded in a duel with Aaron Burr (1755-1804)
    Hamilton.

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gouverneur_morris

  • noun United States statesman who led the committee that produced the final draft of the United States Constitution (1752-1816)
    Morris.

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pol

  • noun a person active in party politics
    political leader; politician; politico.

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lorenzo_de'medici

  • noun Italian statesman and scholar who supported many artists and humanists including Michelangelo and Leonardo and Botticelli (1449-1492)
    Lorenzo the Magnificent.

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earl_of_warwick

  • noun English statesman; during the War of the Roses he fought first for the house of York and secured the throne for Edward IV and then changed sides to fight for the house of Lancaster and secured the throne for Henry VI (1428-1471)
    Kingmaker; Richard Neville; Warwick.

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pacifist

  • noun someone opposed to violence as a means of settling disputes
    pacificist; disarmer.
  • adjective satellite opposed to war
    dovish; pacifistic.

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large-minded

  • adjective satellite showing or characterized by broad-mindedness
    broad; liberal; tolerant.
    • a broad political stance
    • generous and broad sympathies
    • a liberal newspaper
    • tolerant of his opponent's opinions

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politico

  • noun a person active in party politics
    pol; political leader; politician.

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second_earl_of_chatham

  • noun English statesman and son of Pitt the Elder (1759-1806)
    Pitt the Younger; Pitt; William Pitt.

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baron_clive

  • noun British general and statesman whose victory at Plassey in 1757 strengthened British control of India (1725-1774)
    Robert Clive; Clive; Baron Clive of Plassey.

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chavez

  • noun Mexican composer of nationalistic works using themes from Indian folk music (1899-1978)
    Carlos Chavez.
  • noun United States labor leader who organized farm workers (born 1927)
    Cesar Estrada Chavez; Cesar Chavez.

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indira_gandhi

  • noun daughter of Nehru who served as prime minister of India from 1966 to 1977 (1917-1984)
    Mrs. Gandhi; Gandhi; Indira Nehru Gandhi.

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founding_father

  • noun a member of the Constitutional Convention that drafted the United States Constitution in 1787
  • noun a person who founds or establishes some institution
    father; beginner; founder.
    • George Washington is the father of his country

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socialism

  • noun a political theory advocating state ownership of industry
  • noun an economic system based on state ownership of capital
    socialist economy.

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fumimaro_konoe

  • noun Japanese statesman who set Japan's expansionist policies and formed an alliance with Germany and Italy (1891-1945)
    Fumimaro Konoye; Konoe; Prince Fumimaro Konoe; Konoye; Prince Fumimaro Konoye.

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danton

  • noun French revolutionary leader who stormed the Paris bastille and who supported the execution of Louis XVI but was guillotined by Robespierre for his opposition to the Reign of Terror (1759-1794)
    Georges Jacques Danton.

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colin_luther_powell

  • noun United States general who was the first African American to serve as chief of staff; later served as Secretary of State under President George W. Bush (born 1937)
    Colin Powell; Powell.

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ruralist

  • noun an advocate of rural living
  • noun a man who lives in the country and has country ways
    countryman.

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peaceful

  • adjective not disturbed by strife or turmoil or war
    peaceable.
    • a peaceful nation
    • peaceful times
    • a far from peaceful Christmas
    • peaceful sleep
  • adjective satellite peacefully resistant in response to injustice
    passive.
    • passive resistance

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teng_hsiao-ping

  • noun Chinese communist statesman (1904-1997)
    Deng Xiaoping; Teng Hsiaoping.

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party_boss

  • noun a leader in a political party who controls votes and dictates appointments
    political boss; boss.
    • party bosses have a reputation for corruption

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mercantilism

  • noun an economic system (Europe in 18th century) to increase a nation's wealth by government regulation of all of the nation's commercial interests
    mercantile system.
  • noun transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
    commerce; commercialism.

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sir_robert_peel

  • noun British politician (1788-1850)
    Robert Peel; Peel.

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controlled

  • adjective restrained or managed or kept within certain bounds
    • controlled emotions
    • the controlled release of water from reservoirs
  • verb exercise authoritative control or power over
    control; command.
    • control the budget
    • Command the military forces

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champion

  • noun someone who has won first place in a competition
    champ; title-holder.
  • noun someone who fights for a cause
    hero; paladin; fighter.

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welfare-statist

  • adjective satellite of or relating to a welfare state
    welfarist.

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reaction

  • noun (chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others
    chemical reaction.
    • there was a chemical reaction of the lime with the ground water
  • noun an idea evoked by some experience
    • his reaction to the news was to start planning what to do

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simon_bolivar

  • noun Venezuelan statesman who led the revolt of South American colonies against Spanish rule; founded Bolivia in 1825 (1783-1830)
    Bolivar; El Libertador.

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teng_hsiaoping

  • noun Chinese communist statesman (1904-1997)
    Deng Xiaoping; Teng Hsiao-ping.

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negritude

  • noun an ideological position that holds Black culture to be independent and valid on its own terms; an affirmation of the African cultural heritage

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wellington

  • noun British general and statesman; he defeated Napoleon at Waterloo; subsequently served as Prime Minister (1769-1852)
    First Duke of Wellington; Iron Duke; Duke of Wellington; Arthur Wellesley.
  • noun the capital of New Zealand
    capital of New Zealand.

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rabble

  • noun a disorderly crowd of people
    mob; rout.
  • noun disparaging terms for the common people
    riffraff; ragtag; ragtag and bobtail.

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arthur_wellesley

  • noun British general and statesman; he defeated Napoleon at Waterloo; subsequently served as Prime Minister (1769-1852)
    First Duke of Wellington; Iron Duke; Duke of Wellington; Wellington.

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representative

  • noun a person who represents others
  • noun an advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose
    spokesperson; interpreter; voice.
    • the meeting was attended by spokespersons for all the major organs of government

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paul_von_hindenburg

  • noun German field marshal and statesman; as president of the Weimar Republic he reluctantly appointed Hitler as chancellor in 1933 (1847-1934)
    Paul Ludwig von Beneckendorff und von Hindenburg; Hindenburg.

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monarchism

  • noun a belief in and advocacy of monarchy as a political system

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turner

  • noun United States slave and insurrectionist who in 1831 led a rebellion of slaves in Virginia; he was captured and executed (1800-1831)
    Nat Turner.
  • noun United States endocrinologist (1892-1970)
    Henry Hubert Turner.

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1st_baron_beaverbrook

  • noun British newspaper publisher and politician (born in Canada); confidant of Winston Churchill (1879-1964)
    William Maxwell Aitken; Beaverbrook.

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extreme_right-winger

  • noun an extreme conservative; an opponent of progress or liberalism
    ultraconservative; reactionary.

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social_democracy

  • noun the belief in a gradual transition from capitalism to socialism by democratic means

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james_riddle_hoffa

  • noun United States labor leader who was president of the Teamsters Union; he was jailed for trying to bribe a judge and later disappeared and is assumed to have been murdered (1913-1975)
    Jimmy Hoffa; Hoffa.

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national_leader

  • noun a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs
    statesman; solon.

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josip_broz

  • noun Yugoslav statesman who led the resistance to German occupation during World War II and established a communist state after the war (1892-1980)
    Tito; Marshal Tito.

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middle_of_the_roader

  • noun a person who takes a position in the political center
    centrist; moderationist; moderate.

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bukharin

  • noun Bolshevik leader in Russia who advocated gradual collectivism of the farms; was executed in a purge by Stalin (1888-1938)
    Nikolai Ivanovich Bukharin.

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baruch

  • noun economic advisor to United States Presidents (1870-1965)
    Bernard Baruch; Bernard Mannes Baruch.
  • noun a disciple of and secretary for the prophet Jeremiah

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marshall

  • noun United States actor (1914-1998)
    E. G. Marshall.
  • noun United States general and statesman who as Secretary of State organized the European Recovery Program (1880-1959)
    George Catlett Marshall; George Marshall.

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daniel_webster

  • noun United States politician and orator (1782-1817)
    Webster.

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cardinal_richelieu

  • noun French prelate and statesman; principal minister to Louis XIII (1585-1642)
    Richelieu; Armand Jean du Plessis; Duc de Richelieu.

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rockingham

  • noun English statesman who served as prime minister and who opposed the war with the American colonies (1730-1782)
    Second Marquis of Rockingham; Charles Watson-Wentworth.

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great_commoner

  • noun United States lawyer and politician who advocated free silver and prosecuted John Scopes (1925) for teaching evolution in a Tennessee high school (1860-1925)
    Bryan; Boy Orator of the Platte; William Jennings Bryan.

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whig

  • noun a member of the political party that urged social reform in 18th and 19th century England; was the opposition party to the Tories
  • noun a supporter of the American Revolution

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anwar_el-sadat

  • noun Egyptian statesman who (as president of Egypt) negotiated a peace treaty with Menachem Begin (then prime minister of Israel) (1918-1981)
    Anwar Sadat; Sadat.

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voice

  • noun the distinctive quality or pitch or condition of a person's speech
    • A shrill voice sounded behind us
  • noun the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract
    vocalism; phonation; vocalization; vocalisation; vox.
    • a singer takes good care of his voice
    • the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations

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gompers

  • noun United States labor leader (born in England) who was president of the American Federation of Labor from 1886 to 1924 (1850-1924)
    Samuel Gompers.

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arthur_james_balfour

  • noun English statesman; member of the Conservative Party (1848-1930)
    Balfour; 1st Earl of Balfour.

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crusader

  • noun a disputant who advocates reform
    reformer; meliorist; reformist; social reformer.
  • noun a warrior who engages in a holy war
    • the Crusaders tried to recapture the Holy Land from the Muslims

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monocracy

  • noun a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
    tyranny; absolutism; dictatorship; Stalinism; shogunate; authoritarianism; despotism; one-man rule; Caesarism; totalitarianism.

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agrippa

  • noun Roman general who commanded the fleet that defeated the forces of Antony and Cleopatra at Actium (63-12 BC)
    Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa.

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bismarck

  • noun German statesman under whose leadership Germany was united (1815-1898)
    Iron Chancellor; Otto von Bismarck; Prince Otto Eduard Leopold von Bismarck; von Bismarck; Prince Otto von Bismarck.
  • noun capital of the state of North Dakota; located in south central North Dakota overlooking the Missouri river
    capital of North Dakota.

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francisco_villa

  • noun Mexican revolutionary leader (1877-1923)
    Pancho Villa; Villa; Doroteo Arango.

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imperialist

  • noun a believer in imperialism
  • adjective of or relating to imperialism
    imperialistic.
    • imperialistic wars

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sir_william_wallace

  • noun Scottish insurgent who led the resistance to Edward I; in 1297 he gained control of Scotland briefly until Edward invaded Scotland again and defeated Wallace and subsequently executed him (1270-1305)
    Wallace.

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leonid_brezhnev

  • noun Soviet statesman who became president of the Soviet Union (1906-1982)
    Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev; Brezhnev.

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robespierre

  • noun French revolutionary; leader of the Jacobins and architect of the Reign of Terror; was himself executed in a coup d'etat (1758-1794)
    Maxmillien Marie Isidore de Robespierre.

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middle

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; eye; center; centre.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun an intermediate part or section
    • A whole is that which has beginning, middle, and end"- Aristotle

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iosif_vissarionovich_dzhugashvili

  • noun Russian leader who succeeded Lenin as head of the Communist Party and created a totalitarian state by purging all opposition (1879-1953)
    Stalin; Joseph Stalin.

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imperialism

  • noun a policy of extending your rule over foreign countries
  • noun a political orientation that advocates imperial interests

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managed_economy

  • noun a non-market economy in which government intervention is important in allocating goods and resources and determining prices

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road

  • noun an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation
    route.
  • noun a way or means to achieve something
    • the road to fame

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helmut_heinrich_waldemar_schmidt

  • noun German statesman who served as chancellor of Germany (born in 1918)
    Schmidt; Helmut Schmidt.

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in

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    inch.
  • noun a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
    indium; atomic number 49.

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somebody

  • noun a human being
    someone; soul; person; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do

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john_reed

  • noun United States journalist who reported on the October Revolution from Petrograd in 1917; founded the Communist Labor Party in America in 1919; is buried in the Kremlin in Moscow (1887-1920)
    Reed.

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jeannette_rankin

  • noun leader in the women's suffrage movement in Montana; the first woman to serve in the United States House of Representatives (1880-1973)
    Rankin.

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edmund_burke

  • noun British statesman famous for his oratory; pleaded the cause of the American colonists in British Parliament and defended the parliamentary system (1729-1797)
    Burke.

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terrorist

  • noun a radical who employs terror as a political weapon; usually organizes with other terrorists in small cells; often uses religion as a cover for terrorist activities

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chinese_revolution

  • noun the republican revolution against the Manchu dynasty in China; 1911-1912

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large

  • noun a garment size for a large person
  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    big.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world

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sukarno

  • noun Indonesian statesman who obtained the independence of Indonesia from the Netherlands in 1949 and served as president until ousted by Suharto in a coup d'etat (1901-1970)
    Achmad Sukarno.

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diehard

  • noun one who adheres to traditional views
    traditionalist.

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joseph_stalin

  • noun Russian leader who succeeded Lenin as head of the Communist Party and created a totalitarian state by purging all opposition (1879-1953)
    Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili; Stalin.

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rebellion

  • noun refusal to accept some authority or code or convention
    • each generation must have its own rebellion
    • his body was in rebellion against fatigue
  • noun organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another
    rising; uprising; insurrection; revolt.

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marat

  • noun French revolutionary leader (born in Switzerland) who was a leader in overthrowing the Girondists and was stabbed to death in his bath by Charlotte Corday (1743-1793)
    Jean Paul Marat.

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subversive_activity

  • noun the act of subverting; as overthrowing or destroying a legally constituted government
    subversion.

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thomas_more

  • noun English statesman who opposed Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon and was imprisoned and beheaded; recalled for his concept of Utopia, the ideal state
    Sir Thomas More; More.

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anarchistic

  • adjective of or related to anarchism or tending toward anarchism

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party

  • noun an organization to gain political power
    political party.
    • in 1992 Perot tried to organize a third party at the national level
  • noun a group of people gathered together for pleasure
    • she joined the party after dinner

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meir

  • noun Israeli statesman (born in Russia) (1898-1978)
    Golda Meir.

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militaristic

  • adjective satellite imbued with militarism

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commune

  • noun the smallest administrative district of several European countries
  • noun a body of people or families living together and sharing everything

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leftist

  • noun a person who belongs to the political left
    collectivist; left-winger.
  • adjective satellite believing in or supporting tenets of the political left
    left-wing; left-of-center.

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cuban_revolution

  • noun the revolution led by Fidel Castro and a small band of guerrilla fighters against a corrupt dictatorship in Cuba; 1956-1959

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reactionary

  • noun an extreme conservative; an opponent of progress or liberalism
    extreme right-winger; ultraconservative.
  • adjective satellite extremely conservative
    reactionist; far-right.

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neoclassicist

  • noun an advocate of neoclassicism
  • adjective relating to or advocating neoclassicism
    neoclassicistic.

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radicalism

  • noun the political orientation of those who favor revolutionary change in government and society

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boy_orator_of_the_platte

  • noun United States lawyer and politician who advocated free silver and prosecuted John Scopes (1925) for teaching evolution in a Tennessee high school (1860-1925)
    Bryan; Great Commoner; William Jennings Bryan.

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david_grun

  • noun Israeli statesman (born in Poland) and active Zionist who organized resistance against the British after World War II; prime minister of Israel (1886-1973)
    Ben Gurion; David Ben Gurion.

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getulio_dornelles_vargas

  • noun Brazilian statesman who ruled Brazil as a virtual dictator (1883-1954)
    Vargas.

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clive

  • noun British general and statesman whose victory at Plassey in 1757 strengthened British control of India (1725-1774)
    Robert Clive; Baron Clive; Baron Clive of Plassey.

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grey

  • noun United States writer of western adventure novels (1875-1939)
    Zane Grey.
  • noun Queen of England for nine days in 1553; she was quickly replaced by Mary Tudor and beheaded for treason (1537-1554)
    Lady Jane Grey.

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denmark_vesey

  • noun United States freed slave and insurrectionist in South Carolina who was involved in planning an uprising of slaves and was hanged (1767-1822)
    Vesey.

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sponsor

  • noun someone who supports or champions something
    patron; supporter.
  • noun an advocate who presents a person (as for an award or a degree or an introduction etc.)
    presenter.

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morris

  • noun United States suffragist in Wyoming (1814-1902)
    Esther Hobart McQuigg Slack Morris; Esther Morris.
  • noun English poet and craftsman (1834-1896)
    William Morris.

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george_catlett_marshall

  • noun United States general and statesman who as Secretary of State organized the European Recovery Program (1880-1959)
    Marshall; George Marshall.

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machiavelli

  • noun a statesman of Florence who advocated a strong central government (1469-1527)
    Niccolo Machiavelli.

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nationalisation

  • noun the action of forming or becoming a nation
    nationalization.
  • noun the action of rendering national in character
    nationalization.

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leftism

  • noun the ideology of the political left; belief in or support of the tenets of the political left

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mitchell

  • noun English aeronautical engineer (1895-1937)
    R. J. Mitchell; Reginald Joseph Mitchell.
  • noun United States aviator and general who was an early advocate of military air power (1879-1936)
    Billy Mitchell; William Mitchell.

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demosthenes

  • noun Athenian statesman and orator (circa 385-322 BC)

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leftish

  • adjective satellite tending toward the political left

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booster

  • noun a person who backs a politician or a team etc.
    champion; protagonist; admirer; supporter; friend.
    • all their supporters came out for the game
    • they are friends of the library
  • noun someone who is an active supporter and advocate
    plugger; promoter.

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houston

  • noun the largest city in Texas; located in southeastern Texas near the Gulf of Mexico; site of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • noun United States politician and military leader who fought to gain independence for Texas from Mexico and to make it a part of the United States (1793-1863)
    Samuel Houston; Sam Houston.

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reed

  • noun tall woody perennial grasses with hollow slender stems especially of the genera Arundo and Phragmites
  • noun United States journalist who reported on the October Revolution from Petrograd in 1917; founded the Communist Labor Party in America in 1919; is buried in the Kremlin in Moscow (1887-1920)
    John Reed.

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center

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; middle; eye; centre.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher
    centerfield; center field.
    • he hit the ball to deep center

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party_liner

  • noun a member of a political party who follows strictly the party line
    party man.

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pancho_villa

  • noun Mexican revolutionary leader (1877-1923)
    Francisco Villa; Villa; Doroteo Arango.

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socialist_economy

  • noun an economic system based on state ownership of capital
    socialism.

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glenda_jackson

  • noun English film actress who later became a member of British Parliament (born in 1936)
    Jackson.

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person

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a human body (usually including the clothing)
    • a weapon was hidden on his person

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sir_seretse_khama

  • noun Botswanan statesman who was the first president of Botswana (1921-1980)
    Khama.

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tony_blair

  • noun British statesman who became prime minister in 1997 (born in 1953)
    Blair; Anthony Charles Lynton Blair.

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neoliberalism

  • noun a political orientation originating in the 1960s; blends liberal political views with an emphasis on economic growth

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nazi

  • noun a German member of Adolf Hitler's political party
    German Nazi.
  • noun derogatory term for a person who is fanatically dedicated to, or seeks to control, some activity, practice, etc.

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vaclav_havel

  • noun Czech dramatist and statesman whose plays opposed totalitarianism and who served as president of Czechoslovakia from 1989 to 1992 and president of the Czech Republic since 1993 (born in 1936)
    Havel.

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left

  • noun location near or direction toward the left side; i.e. the side to the north when a person or object faces east
    • she stood on the left
  • noun those who support varying degrees of social or political or economic change designed to promote the public welfare
    left wing.

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social_reformer

  • noun a disputant who advocates reform
    reformer; meliorist; reformist; crusader.

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peace

  • noun the state prevailing during the absence of war
  • noun harmonious relations; freedom from disputes
    • the roommates lived in peace together

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collectivism

  • noun Soviet communism
    Bolshevism; sovietism.
  • noun a political theory that the people should own the means of production

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bearer

  • noun someone whose employment involves carrying something
    toter; carrier.
    • the bonds were transmitted by carrier
  • noun a messenger who bears or presents
    • a bearer of good tidings

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insurrectionist

  • noun a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
    insurgent; freedom fighter; rebel.

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golda_meir

  • noun Israeli statesman (born in Russia) (1898-1978)
    Meir.

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lev_davidovich_bronstein

  • noun Russian revolutionary and Communist theorist who helped Lenin and built up the army; he was ousted from the Communist Party by Stalin and eventually assassinated in Mexico (1879-1940)
    Trotsky; Leon Trotsky.

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marie_anne_charlotte_corday_d'armont

  • noun French revolutionary heroine (a Girondist) who assassinated Marat (1768-1793)
    Corday; Charlotte Corday.

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imperialistic

  • adjective of or relating to imperialism
    imperialist.
    • imperialistic wars

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young_turk

  • noun a member of one or more of the insurgent groups in Turkey in the late 19th century who rebelled against the absolutism of Ottoman rule
  • noun a young radical who agitates for reform

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counterrevolutionist

  • noun a revolutionary whose aim is to reverse the changes introduced by an earlier revolution
    counter-revolutionist; counterrevolutionary.

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vladimir_putin

  • noun Russian statesman chosen as president of the Russian Federation in 2000; formerly director of the Federal Security Bureau (born in 1952)
    Putin; Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin.

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webster

  • noun English playwright (1580-1625)
    John Webster.
  • noun United States politician and orator (1782-1817)
    Daniel Webster.

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collectivist

  • noun a person who belongs to the political left
    leftist; left-winger.
  • adjective satellite subscribing to the socialistic doctrine of ownership by the people collectively
    collectivised; collectivistic; collectivized; state-controlled.

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1st_baron_verulam

  • noun English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626)
    Sir Francis Bacon; Baron Verulam; Viscount St. Albans; Bacon; Francis Bacon.

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1st_earl_of_balfour

  • noun English statesman; member of the Conservative Party (1848-1930)
    Arthur James Balfour; Balfour.

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republican

  • noun an advocate of a republic (usually in opposition to a monarchy)
  • noun a member of the Republican Party

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john_roy_major

  • noun British statesman who was prime minister from 1990 until 1997 (born in 1943)
    Major; John Major; John R. Major.

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candidate

  • noun a politician who is running for public office
    nominee; campaigner.
  • noun someone who is considered for something (for an office or prize or honor etc.)
    prospect.

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reformer

  • noun a disputant who advocates reform
    meliorist; reformist; social reformer; crusader.
  • noun an apparatus that reforms the molecular structure of hydrocarbons to produce richer fuel
    • a catalytic reformer

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john_llewelly_lewis

  • noun United States labor leader who was president of the United Mine Workers of America from 1920 to 1960 and president of the Congress of Industrial Organizations from 1935 to 1940 (1880-1969)
    Lewis; John L. Lewis.

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english_revolution

  • noun the revolution against James II; there was little armed resistance to William and Mary in England although battles were fought in Scotland and Ireland (1688-1689)
    Bloodless Revolution; Glorious Revolution.

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subversion

  • noun destroying someone's (or some group's) honesty or loyalty; undermining moral integrity
    corruption.
    • corruption of a minor
    • the big city's subversion of rural innocence
  • noun the act of subverting; as overthrowing or destroying a legally constituted government
    subversive activity.

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grigori_aleksandrovich_potemkin

  • noun a Russian officer and politician who was a favorite of Catherine II and in 1762 helped her to seize power; when she visited the Crimea in 1787 he gave the order for sham villages to be built (1739-1791)
    Grigori Potyokin; Grigori Potemkin; Potyokin; Potemkin.

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political_leader

  • noun a person active in party politics
    pol; politician; politico.

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meritocracy

  • noun a form of social system in which power goes to those with superior intellects
  • noun the belief that rulers should be chosen for their superior abilities and not because of their wealth or birth

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overthrow

  • noun the termination of a ruler or institution (especially by force)
  • noun the act of disturbing the mind or body
    upset; derangement.
    • his carelessness could have caused an ecological upset
    • she was unprepared for this sudden overthrow of their normal way of living

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tito

  • noun Yugoslav statesman who led the resistance to German occupation during World War II and established a communist state after the war (1892-1980)
    Marshal Tito; Josip Broz.

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brandt

  • noun German statesman who as chancellor of West Germany worked to reduce tensions with eastern Europe (1913-1992)
    Willy Brandt.

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georges_eugene_benjamin_clemenceau

  • noun French statesman who played a key role in negotiating the Treaty of Versailles (1841-1929)
    Clemenceau; Georges Clemenceau.

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prince_fumimaro_konoe

  • noun Japanese statesman who set Japan's expansionist policies and formed an alliance with Germany and Italy (1891-1945)
    Fumimaro Konoye; Konoe; Konoye; Prince Fumimaro Konoye; Fumimaro Konoe.

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minimalist

  • noun a conservative who advocates only minor reforms in government or politics
  • noun a practitioner or advocate of artistic minimalism

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trotskyite

  • noun radicals who support Trotsky's theory that socialism must be established throughout the world by continuing revolution
    Trotskyist; Trot.

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talleyrand

  • noun French statesman (1754-1838)
    Charles Maurice de Talleyrand.

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advocate

  • noun a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
    advocator; proponent; exponent.
  • noun a lawyer who pleads cases in court
    counsel; counselor-at-law; counsellor; pleader; counselor.

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right-wing

  • adjective satellite believing in or supporting tenets of the political right
    rightist.

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proponent

  • noun a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
    advocator; advocate; exponent.

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dark

  • noun absence of light or illumination
    darkness.
  • noun absence of moral or spiritual values
    iniquity; darkness; wickedness.
    • the powers of darkness

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orleanism

  • noun the political philosophy of the Orleanists

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unprogressive

  • adjective satellite old-fashioned and out of date
    nonprogressive; fusty; standpat.

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lech_walesa

  • noun Polish labor leader and statesman (born in 1943)
    Walesa.

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richard_burdon_haldane

  • noun Scottish statesman and brother of Elizabeth and John Haldane (1856-1928)
    Haldane; First Viscount Haldane of Cloan; Richard Haldane.

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joe_clark

  • noun Canadian politician who served as prime minister (1939-)
    Charles Joseph Clark; Clark.

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middle-of-the-road

  • adjective satellite supporting or pursuing a course of action that is neither liberal nor conservative
    centrist.
  • adjective satellite not extreme, especially in political views

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reactionism

  • noun the political orientation of reactionaries

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insurgent

  • noun a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
    freedom fighter; rebel; insurrectionist.
  • noun a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
    guerrilla; guerilla; irregular.

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indira_nehru_gandhi

  • noun daughter of Nehru who served as prime minister of India from 1966 to 1977 (1917-1984)
    Indira Gandhi; Mrs. Gandhi; Gandhi.

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autocracy

  • noun a political system governed by a single individual
    autarchy.
  • noun a political theory favoring unlimited authority by a single individual

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john_l._lewis

  • noun United States labor leader who was president of the United Mine Workers of America from 1920 to 1960 and president of the Congress of Industrial Organizations from 1935 to 1940 (1880-1969)
    Lewis; John Llewelly Lewis.

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mutineer

  • noun someone who is openly rebellious and refuses to obey authorities (especially seamen or soldiers)

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collective

  • noun members of a cooperative enterprise
  • adjective satellite done by or characteristic of individuals acting together
    corporate.
    • a joint identity
    • the collective mind
    • the corporate good

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augustus

  • noun Roman statesman who established the Roman Empire and became emperor in 27 BC; defeated Mark Antony and Cleopatra in 31 BC at Actium (63 BC - AD 14)
    Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus; Gaius Octavianus; Octavian.