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apolitical - having an aversion or lack of concern for political affairs
tanner - person who turns animal hides into leather
actuarial - calculating; pertaining to insurance statistics
indices - signs; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index
jaundiced - yellowed; prejudiced (envious, hostile, or resentful) from long and disappointing experience of human affairs; Ex. with a jaundiced eye
alimony - payments made regularly to an ex-spouse after divorce
prattle - talk idly; babble; N. CF. prate
oust - expel; drive out; force out; N. ouster: ousting
balmy - soft and mild (of air); fragrant
imperious - domineering; too commanding; haughty; CF. imperial/emperor