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static - having no motion; unchanging; lacking development; N. stasis: stable state
authoritarian - subordinating the individual to the state; completely dominating another's will; Ex. authoritarian regime/father
tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
benefit - advantage; anything that brings helpl, advantage, or profit; money provided by the government to the people; fund-raising public entertainment; Ex. unemployment benefit; V: receive benefits; be beneficial to; give benefits
bent - determined; Ex. bent on advancing in the business; N: natural talent or inclination
exorbitant - (of costs or demands) excessive; exceeding reasonable bounds
politic - prudent; judicious; well judged; expedient; well devised
authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
misdemeanor - minor crime; misdeed; wrongdoing
meander - wind or turn in its course; follow a winding or turning course; move aimlessly and idly