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::: plebiscite - direct vote by the entire electorate (on an important issue)
::: quisling - traitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling
::: visage - face; appearance
::: exorbitant - (of costs or demands) excessive; exceeding reasonable bounds
::: promote - advance in rank; advance; help to flourish; advocate; help actively in forming; publicize or popularize; Ex. Milk promotes health; Ex. promote a match/bill; Ex. promote a new product
::: rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds
::: espionage - spying
::: impoverish - make poor; deprive of natural strength or something important; Ex. impoverished soil
::: sleight - dexterity; CF. sleight of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks
::: pharisaical - pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical