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dissident - dissenting (with an opinion, a group, or a government); rebellious; N.
fetid - (foetid) malodorous; foul
despoil - plunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village
enfranchise - admit to the rights of citizenship (especially the right to vote); CF. franchise
bicameral - two-chambered as a legislative body
interdict - prohibit; forbid; N.
irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
championship - position of champion; defense or support; competition held to determine a champion
cognitive - having to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss