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bureaucracy - overregulated administrative system marked by red tape; ADJ. bureaucratic
strew - spread randomly; sprinkle; scatter; Ex. flower girl strewing rose petals
drastic - strong; violent and severe; Ex. drastic changes/measures
counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
dissection - analysis; cutting apart in order to examine
furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
shirk - avoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
arroyo - gully; narrow channel formed by rainwater
retrospective - looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect