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economy - efficiency or conciseness in using something; thrifty management of resources
concordat - formal agreement
degradation - humiliation; debasement; degeneration; V. degrade: debase; disgrace; degenerate; reduce (something) in worth; demote (someone); reduce in rank
covenant - binding agreement between two groups or people; compact; V: enter into a covenant; promise
gerrymander - change voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander
nourish - provide with food necessary for life and growth
forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture
recidivism - habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist
allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
paranoia - psychosis marked by delusions of grandeur or persecution; N: ADJ: paranoid, paranoiac