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bureaucracy - overregulated administrative system marked by red tape; ADJ. bureaucratic
constitution - constituting; system of laws; composition of something; physical makeup or structure of a person; Ex. men with strong constitutions
cacophonous - discordant; inharmonious; N. cacophony: unpleasant mixture of loud sounds
preclude - make impossible; prevent; exclude; eliminate
perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car
deride - ridicule; treat with contempt; make fun of; OP. respect
equivocate - use equivocal language to deceive people; lie; mislead; attempt to conceal the truth; N. equivocation
appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
rampant - growing or spreading uncontrollably; growing in profusion; unrestrained; Ex. rampant lawlessness/weed
apoplexy - stroke; loss of consciousness caused by too much blood in the brain