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disenfranchise - disfranchise; deprive of a civil right; OP. enfranchise
gangrene - decay of body tissue caused by insufficient blood supply (usually following injury); ADJ. gangrenous
bureaucracy - overregulated administrative system marked by red tape; ADJ. bureaucratic
sleek - smooth and shining (as from good health); V.
exacerbate - worsen; aggravate; embitter
cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
marvel - To become filled with wonder or astonishment; N. One that evokes surprise, admiration, or wonder.
catcall - shout of disapproval or displeasure (made at the theater or a sports match); boo; V.
attribute - essential quality; V: ascribe; explain
flicker - burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement