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ethos - underlying character of a culture, group, etc.; character or ideas peculiar to a specific person, group, or culture; Ex. the company ethos
amulet - charm; talisman; an object worn believed to protect against evil, bad luck
repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion
tractable - docile; easily managed; (of something) easily changed or molded; N. tractability
thematic - of a theme; relating to a unifying motif or idea
imbue - saturate(soak thoroughly); fill; Ex. imbue someone with feelings
plutocracy - society ruled by the wealthy
flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
legislature - legislating branch of government; CF. legislate: make laws