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::: blighted - suffering from a disease; destroyed
::: papyrus - ancient paper made from stem of papyrus plant
::: reprimand - reprove severely; rebuke; N.
::: churlish - boorish; rude; N. churl: boor; yahoo
::: lumen - unit of light energy (one candle's worth)
::: arid - (of land) dry; barren; unproductive
::: deadlock - standstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces; stalemate
::: malingerer - one who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work
::: embargo - ban on commerce or other activity
::: authoritarian - subordinating the individual to the state; completely dominating another's will; Ex. authoritarian regime/father