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polity - (particular form of) political organization; form of government of nation or state; Ex. student polity
execute - put into effect; carry out; kill as a lawful punishment; N. execution
attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
noxious - harmful; CF. obnoxious
gruel - thin liquid porridge
refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
extrapolation - projection; conjecture; V. extrapolate: infer (unknown information) from known information
papyrus - ancient paper made from stem of papyrus plant
grimace - facial distortion to show feeling such as pain, disgust, etc; V.
actuarial - calculating; pertaining to insurance statistics