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Word: plutocracy

Definition: society ruled by the wealthy


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::: crinkle - wrinkle
::: haphazard - random; by chance; happening in an unplanned manner; Ex. haphazard growth of the town
::: wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
::: protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.
::: soothsayer - one who foretells the future
::: retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
::: intelligentsia - intellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)
::: sacrosanct - invioably sacred; most sacred; inviolable
::: crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
::: merit - deserve; ADJ. meritorious: deserving reward or praise