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rationale - fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action
chide - scold; rebuke (someone who has done wrong)
plutocracy - society ruled by the wealthy
prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
arbitrary - unreasonable or capricious; random; tyrannical; Ex. arbitrary ruler
paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
amalgamate - (of societies or groups) combine; unite in one body
biennial - every two years
whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
cower - shrink quivering as from fear; cringe