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Word: plutocracy

Definition: society ruled by the wealthy


More Vocab Words

::: collected - composed; calm; self-possessed
::: parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
::: ruddy - reddish; (of the face) reddish and healthy-looking
::: ecologist - person concerned with the interrelationship between living organisms and their environment; person concerned with the detrimental effects of human civilization on the environment; CF. ecology
::: contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
::: apropos - with reference to; regarding; Ex. remarks apropos (of) the present situation; ADJ. ADV.
::: circlet - small ring; band of gold, silver, jewel, etc. (worn on the head, arms, or neck as decoration)
::: unprecedented - having no previous example; novel; unparalleled
::: circumvent - outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around
::: crave - desire; want intensely