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abet - assist usually in doing something wrong; encourage
mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
marital - pertaining to marriage
extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
bureaucracy - overregulated administrative system marked by red tape; ADJ. bureaucratic
ramification - branching out; subdivision; one branch of a system; one of the results following from an action or decision; Ex. ramifications of a business/the decision
pith - core or marrow; spongelike substance in the center of stems; essence; substance
concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
stalemate - deadlock; situation in which further action is blocked
bullion - gold and silver in the form of bars