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inasmuch_as - since; owing to the fact that
subservient - behaving like a slave; servile; obsequious; subordinate; N. subservience
embed - (imbed) enclose; place in something; fix firmly in a surrounding mass
prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
swarthy - (of a skin or complexion) dark; dusky; Ex. swarthy Italian ?
circumvent - outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around
cloying - distasteful (because excessive); excessively sweet or sentimental; V. cloy: become unpleasant through too much sweetness or excess
appraise - estimate value of; N. appraisal
gerontocracy - government ruled by old people
rudimentary - elementary; not developed; crude; N. rudiment: fundamental element or principle; Ex. rudiments of the language