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oligarchy - government by a privileged few
conundrum - riddle; difficult problem
comport - bear one's self; behave; Ex. comport oneself; N. comportment
lottery - contest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots
impinge - infringe; encroach; influence; touch; collide with; Ex. The effects are impinging on every aspect of our lives.
dingy - (of things and place) dirty and dull; Ex. dingy street/curtain
jaundiced - yellowed; prejudiced (envious, hostile, or resentful) from long and disappointing experience of human affairs; Ex. with a jaundiced eye
miscreant - wretch; wrongdoer; villain; Ex. kindness to the miscreant; CF. believe
unbridled - violent; uncontrolled; Ex. unbridled rage/greed
angular - sharp-cornered; having an angle; not rounded (body); bony; lean; gaunt; stiff in manner