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founder - person who establishes (an organization or business)
precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
compliant - readily acting in accordance with a rule, order, or the wishes or others; yielding; comforming to requirements
seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
effrontery - rudeness without any sense of shame; shameless boldness; presumptousness; nerve; cheek
dismember - cut into small parts; cut (a body) apart limb from limb
dotage - senility; feeblemindedness of old age; Ex. In one's dotage
inquisitor - questioner (especially harsh); investigator; person making an inquisition
criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion
persist - continue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent