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Word: anarchist

Definition: person who seeks to overturn the established government; advocate of abolishing authority


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::: grotto - small cavern
::: generality - vague statement; general statement which is not detailed; quality of being general; greater part; most; Ex. generality of people
::: opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
::: docile - obedient; easily managed; submissive
::: hedonist - one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure
::: accost - approach and speak first to a person
::: unsavory - distasteful; disagreeable; morally offensive; Ex. unsavory activity/reputation
::: minuscule - (miniscule) extremely small
::: plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
::: impiety - irreverence; lack of respect for God or piety