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dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
finery - beautiful clothes for a special occasion
plutocracy - society ruled by the wealthy
apathy - lack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic
genealogy - record of descent; lineage; ancestry; study of ancestry
reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
amorphous - formless; lacking shape or definition
chronic - long established as a disease
recast - reconstruct (a sentence, story, statue, etc.); fashion again
cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness