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draught - current of air (through a room or to a fire); act of pulling roads; act of swallowing liquid or amount of liquid swallowed at a time
bureaucracy - overregulated administrative system marked by red tape; ADJ. bureaucratic
devise - think up; invent; plan; bequeath; N: bequest
forlorn - sad and lonely; wretched; desolate
innovation - change; something newly introduced; introduction of something new; V. innovate: begin or introduce (something new); be creative; ADJ. innovative
larceny - theft; Ex. petit larceny
rarefied - made less dense (of a gas); V. rarefy: make less dense; N. rarefaction
decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
execrable - very bad; detestable
tribune - official of ancient Rome elected by the plebians to protect their rights; protector of the people